job ad--computer-mediated communication

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at
Sat Jan 5 16:36:32 UTC 2008

 Forwarded From edling at

Applied Linguistics and Communication Studies.  The Linguistics
Program at Iowa State University invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor in Linguistics and Communications
Studies.  We are particularly interested in applicants who specialize
in the use of linguistic analysis for the study of computer-mediated
communication.  The successful applicant must have a strong interest
in and ability to teach one course (two sections per year) in the
Interdisciplinary Communication Studies program such as
computer-mediated communication, multi-modal communication, language
thought and action (pragmatics), or cross-cultural
communication.  The successful applicant will participate in the
undergraduate program in Linguistics, the MA program in Teaching
English as a Second Language/Applied Linguistics and the Ph.D.
program in Applied Linguistics & Technology.  The appointment will
begin August, 2008.

Successful candidates are expected to have a record of publications
in high-quality refereed journals and show evidence of teaching
proficiency. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a
highly productive program of research with potential to secure
extramural funding. The position includes a research-friendly
teaching load. The salary is competitive and start-up funds are available.

Iowa State University, one of the nation's leading land grant
institutions, is located in Ames, Iowa, a community of 50,000 ranked
nationally for its exceptional quality of life
(<>   One of the top 50
public universities according to U.S. News and World Report, Iowa
State University attracts students from all over the world.

Review of applications will begin February 1 and continue until the
position is filled. Candidates should send their vita, a cover letter
describing their research and teaching interests, relevant
(p)reprints, and three letters of reference to: Lori Wildeman
(<mailto:Lwild at>Lwild at, Linguistics/Comm
Search Committee, Department of Psychology, W112 Lagomarcino Hall,
Iowa State Unversity, Ames, IA 50011-3180. For additional information
about the position, contact Carol Chapelle
(<mailto:carolc at>carolc at Iowa State is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For information about
the Linguistics Program, please visit the web site
For more information about the Interdisciplinary Communication
Studies program, please visit the web site



 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at


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