LINGUIST List 15.3068
Fri Oct 29 2004
Jobs: Chinese/L2 Acquisition: Asst Prof, U of Calgary
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Chinese/Mandarin & Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Message 1: Chinese/Mandarin & Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
From: Xiao-Jie Yang <xyangucalgary.ca>
Subject: Chinese/Mandarin & Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
University or Organization: University of Calgary
Department: Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition
Required Languages: Chinese, Mandarin
The Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies invites applications
for a tenure-track assistant professorial position in Chinese, beginning July 1,
2005. This position is being created as part of the major commitment to second
language learning in the province of Alberta. The successful candidate will have
a PhD and native or near-native command of Chinese. The desired qualifications
include expertise in the fields of second language acquisition, applied linguistics,
second language pedagogy or other related fields. Knowledge of a second East
Asian language will be considered a major asset.
Consideration of applications will begin on January 1, 2005, and continue until
the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, updated
curriculum vitae, an example of scholarly publication (no more than twenty five
pages), information concerning teaching effectiveness and transcripts relating
to the candidate's graduate studies. Applicants should also arrange for three
confidential letters of reference or their placement dossier to be forwarded.
All materials should be addressed to the address below.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Calgary
is committed to Employment Equity.
Address for Applications:
Dr. X.-Jie (Jay) Yang
Department of Germanic, Slavic & East Asian Studies
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Dr. X.-Jie Yang
Phone: (403) 220-7218
Fax: (403) 284-3810
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