[xmca] FW: Please Share: TESOL position at UGA, Tenure-Track

From: Peter Smagorinsky <smago who-is-at uga.edu>
Date: Thu Oct 04 2007 - 11:24:44 PDT

The University of Georgia
Department of Language and Literacy Education

Beginning Fall 2008

DESCRIPTION: The Department of Language and Literacy Education at the
University of Georgia seeks a tenure-track assistant professor specializing
in the teaching of English Language Learners in K-12 school settings. We
seek the highest quality scholar with preferred research and teaching
expertise in any of the following areas: discourse analysis, functional
grammar/educational linguistics, community-based language programs,
sociocultural or sociocognitive theories of language learning, and/or
teacher education. This is an academic-year appointment that begins August

QUALIFICATIONS: A doctorate in TESOL, applied linguistics, bilingual
education, second language acquisition, or related field by July 2008, is
required. Evidence of successful research, teaching, and potential for
securing external funding.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in TESOL and
applied linguistics. Develop graduate courses in candidate's areas of
specialization. Establish an active research and publication agenda
involving undergraduate and graduate students. Seek external funding for
research. Advise graduate students, and direct masters and doctoral student
thesis and dissertation research. Provide leadership in the development of
a TESOL teacher certification program and work with other faculty in a
dynamic and growing Teaching Additional Languages (TESOL and Languages other
than English) program. Information about the department is available at

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION : Submit a letter of application including a statement of
professional goals, a curriculum vita, transcripts, a sample of scholarly
writing, and at least three letters of references to the address below.

DEADLINE: Applications received by November 15, 2007 are assured of full

Dr. Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Language and Literacy Education
125 Aderhold Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
telephone: 706-583-8127, Fax: 706-542-4509

For information about the University of Georgia, visit http://www.uga.edu,
for Athens and Georgia, visit http://www.visitathensga.com and

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

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