[lg policy] [BILING] Position in Second Language Education at the University of Hawai'i

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 10 14:46:06 UTC 2011

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Assistant Professor, with specialization in second language education
(position number 85017) University of Hawai'i at Manoa College of
Languages, Linguistics and Literature, full-time, tenure track. The
Department of Second Language Studies offers a BA, an MA and a PhD in
Second Language Studies as well as an Advanced Graduate Certificate.
The University of Hawai'i is a Carnegie "very high research activity
university" with a strong orientation to the Asia-Pacific region. The
University supports interdisciplinary initiatives within and across
departments and colleges and places high value on extramural funding.

Duties and responsibilities: The Department seeks an to hire an
assistant professor level in the area of second language education to
teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the area of
SL education, with opportunities to teach in other areas of the
Department's curriculum as appropriate.

Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on one or
more of the following areas:

k-16 second language education

language-in-education policies and planning

multilingual/plurilingual/heritage language and literacies development

second language curriculum (e.g., TBLT, inquiry-based approaches,
evaluation, critical pedagogy)

second language reading, writing, listening and speaking

sociocognitive, sociocultural, and ecological perspectives

teaching practicum

technology and second language education

Minimum qualifications: Doctorate in second language studies, applied
linguistics, or closely related field by August 2012. Demonstrated
ability to carry out research in the applicant's major areas of
specialization, as evidenced by publication; experience in
second/foreign language teaching.

Annual 9-month salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

To apply: Send cover letter describing research and teaching interests
and experience, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement
(including a list of courses taught), sample publications, and a
summary of teaching evaluations. In addition, letters of reference
should be submitted directly by three recommenders. All application
materials should be sent as email attachments to: slschair at hawaii.edu.

E-mail inquiries:      Dr. James D. Brown brownj at hawaii.edu

                                    Dr. Graham Crookes crookes at hawaii.edu

Closing date: December 31, 2011

Conditional on availability of position and of funding. The University
of Hawaii is an equal opportunities and affirmative action employer.


Theres Grüter, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Second Language Studies
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
1890 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 USA


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