Job announcement: Bilingualism and Literacy: Asst Prof. Cal State Fresno

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
Sat Sep 24 15:16:51 UTC 2005

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Message 1: Bilingualism and Literacy: Asst Prof, California State University, CA, USA
Date: 23-Sep-2005
From: Terese Thonus <>

University or Organization: California State University, Fresno
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) / Conversion (ABD)
Specialty Areas: Bilingualism and Literacy

Available for the Academic Year: 2006/2007
Salary is dependent upon academic preparation and professional experience.
Teaching Load is 12 units per semester plus 3 units of non-instructional
responsibilities. Instructional Level: Undergraduate and Graduate

Specific Position Characteristics:  The successful candidate will
primarily teach courses and conduct research in the field of bilingualism
and literacy. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and
research experience in K-12 English language development and/or bilingual
education in the U. S. Specific assignments are dependent upon department
needs. Other responsibilities include research, publication, and other
scholarly activities, as well as advising students and engaging in service
at all levels of the university. The successful candidate may be called
upon to teach in a distance education mode and will be encouraged to
develop web enhanced and/or web based instruction. Outcomes assessment and
service learning are important components of the university curriculum.
The successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with
faculty and staff in the department, college and university.

Qualifications: Academic Preparation:  An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a related field is required for
appointment to a tenure track position. Candidates nearing completion of
the doctorate (ABD) may be considered for a lectureship (temporary
position) with the possibility of conversion to tenure track upon
completion of the doctorate.

Teaching or Other Professional Experience: Candidates are expected to
demonstrate a commitment to or potential for teaching excellence and
scholarly activity at the university level. The successful candidate must
have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from
diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Correspondence, applications, and confidential papers should be sent to
the address above.

Open Until Filled: Applicants are encouraged to have all application
materials on file by December 15, 2005 to assure consideration.

Address for Applications:

Dr. Terese Thonus
Department of Linguistics
California State University, Fresno
Fresno, CA 93740-8001 USA
Phone: (559) 278-2136
Fax: (559) 278-7299

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2005

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