[lg policy] job: Second Language Acquisition; Various Languages: Rank Open - Tenure Track, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, USA

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 31 13:45:12 UTC 2011

Second Language Acquisition; Various Languages: Rank Open - Tenure
Track, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, USA

University or Organization: Carnegie Mellon University
Department: Modern Languages
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://ml.hss.cmu.edu/ml/
Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            French (fra)
                            German (deu)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Spanish (spa)


The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for an open-rank
tenure track position in Second Language Acquisition beginning in August
2012. Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on one
or more of the following areas: cognitive dimensions of second language
learning, language assessment, technology and second language acquisition,
multilingual literacy development, contexts of second language learning.
Successful candidates must have an earned Ph.D., display strong evidence of
research productivity, excellence in teaching, strong interest in graduate
student mentoring and research supervision, potential for securing
extramural funding, native or near-native proficiency in one or more of the
languages offered in the Department (Arabic, Chinese, French, German,
Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish), and interest in teaching courses both
in the graduate programs in SLA and in one of the language and cultural
studies areas of the Department. Teaching load is 2+2.

Applicants should send a letter of application (indicating, among other
things, any professional conferences they plan to attend between November
2011 and January 2012, (including the ACTFL meeting in Denver and the MLA
meeting in Seattle), resume, statements of teaching, research, and
curricular interests, and three (3) letters of recommendation (which may be
included with the packet or sent directly by referees). Representative
publications, not to be returned, may also be included.

The materials should be sent to the application address below and should
arrive not later than October 31, 2011. Carnegie Mellon University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair, SLA Search Committee
Departmet of Modern Languages
Baker Hall Room 160
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Contact Information:
Vera Lampley
Email: vl2pandrew.cmu.edu


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