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Assistant (tenure track), Associate or Full Professor (tenured) at University of California, Santa Cruz


UCSC Language Program: Job #352-09

The Language Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz,
invites applications from candidates with innovative approaches to
language study. One position is available at the rank of Assistant
(tenure track), Associate or Full Professor (tenured). Candidates
specializing in Applied Linguistics (SLA studies, language pedagogy,
computer-assisted language learning, sociolinguistics, discourse
analysis, pragmatics, intercultural communication, and related areas)
are encouraged to apply. In addition to teaching and research, the
candidate will also be expected to train and supervise graduate student
apprentices. The candidate will be a key participant in current efforts
to transform a program with an outstanding tradition in teaching into a
department with an innovative research agenda. The language competency
may be in any of the following:  Arabic, Chinese, French, German,
Hebrew, Hindi/Urdu, Italian, Portuguese, or Russian. The campus is
especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity
and excellence of the academic community through outstanding research,
effective teaching and committed service. For details regarding
workload and qualifications, visit the Academic Personnel Office web
site at
Send materials to: Language Program Search Committee, University of
California, 239 Cowell College, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA
95064. Please refer to Position #352-09 in your reply. The position
will remain open until filled, but in order to be considered at the
initial screening, the complete application (including letters of
recommendation and other supporting material) must be postmarked by
November 24, 2008. UCSC is an EEO/AA Employer.