Employment Opportunity: Univ of Hawaii, Asst./Assoc. Professor


The Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, seeks to fill a vacancy at the assistant/associate professor level in the area of interfaces between language structure and meaning as related to second language learning, use, processing and instruction. The Department offers an MA and a PhD in Second Language Studies as well as an Advanced Graduate Certificate. A BA with an ESL specialization is available through the University’s Interdisciplinary Studies Program. Faculty members have interests in a wide range of domains in second language studies, including research on second/foreign language and bilingualism/multilingualism. For more information, visit our website: http://www.hawaii.edu/sls/

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, POSITION # 84247, tenure track, full time 9-month, pending position clearance and availability of funding, to begin 1 August 2011.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a doctorate in second language studies, applied linguistics or a closely related field by August 2011; demonstrated relevant research ability in the area, commensurate with rank, as evidenced primarily by publications in peer-reviewed journals; evidence of teaching excellence

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: expertise in experimental methods and/or computational modeling; ability to win competitive research funding; teaching experience in a second language studies or equivalent graduate program; experience linking theoretical and applied concerns; interest in the Asia-Pacific region, including Asian and Pacific languages; second or foreign language teaching experience

DUTIES: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of specialization in the Department of Second Language Studies; conduct and publish research; participate in departmental, college, university and community service

ANNUAL 9-MONTH SALARY RANGE: commensurate with qualifications and experience

E-MAIL INQUIRIES: Dr. Richard Schmidt<schmidt@hawaii.edu>  or

Dr. Bonnie D. Schwartz<bds@hawaii.edu>

TO APPLY: Send cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement (including a list of courses taught), sample publications, and evidence of teaching excellence (e.g. a summary of teaching evaluations). In addition, letters of reference should be submitted directly by three recommenders. All application materials should be sent in hard copy or email attachment to:

Dr. J.D. Brown, Chair

Department of Second Language Studies

570 Moore Hall

1890 East-West Road

University of Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii  96822, USA


CLOSING DATE: Ongoing until position is filled.  Review of applications will begin on January 7, 2011.

The University of Hawai’i is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


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