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Assistant Professor (Second Language Testing & Assessment)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Second Language Studies/College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature
Date Posted:
October 31, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 01, 2016
Salary Information:
$67,000 to $72,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
Begin Fall 2017, pending position clearance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. 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
  1. PhD in second language studies, applied linguistics, or closely related field from a college or university of recognized standing. ABD will be considered; 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
  1. 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: Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete.
  1. Second Language Studies
  2. 1890 East West Road
  3. Moore Hall 570
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Dr. Graham V. Crookes; 808-956-6046;

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