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Assistant Professor, with specialization in second language testing and assessment


Date 2016-11-10 02:11:28 Location : North America


University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, full-time, tenure track, to begin August 1, 2017, pending position clearance and availability of funds. 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. It also values research that addresses locally-relevant issues and local populations in Hawai‘i.

Duties and responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including in the area of second language testing & assessment, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in research and service.

Minimum qualifications: PhD in second language studies, applied linguistics, or closely related field from a college or university of recognized standing. Applicants must be ABD at time of application, and evidence must be provided that all requirements for the degree will be completed by 07/31/2017. Must have demonstrated ability to conduct research in the applicant's specialization, as evidenced by publication, and demonstrated ability as a teacher.

Desirable Qualifications: Of special interest are applicants with demonstrated expertise in second language reading, quantitative research methods, and/or program evaluation.

To apply: Send cover letter summarizing research and teaching interests and experience, including the names and contact information of three referees, as well as a CV, a research statement, and a statement of teaching philosophy, all as a single pdf document. In addition, send no more than three sample publications and copies of graduate course transcripts as pdf documents (original transcripts sent directly from institutions required upon hire). All application materials should be sent as email attachments to: slschair@hawaii.edu. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete.

E-mail inquiries: Dr. Graham Crookes, Chair, Search Committee

Continuous recruitment; date of initial screening December 2, 2016

Internal Number: 83082