Social Media RSS Feed en Assistant Professor of (Socio)Linguistics, Diversity and Minorities 0.8 FTE (220185) <h2>Job description</h2> <p>You will work in a dynamic and international team of researchers and lecturers. You will prepare, oversee and teach new courses on language, diversity and minorities with a focus on psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics and/or ethnolinguistics (languages in minority contexts). You will work in a multidisciplinary department focusing on the multilingual, sociological and anthropological dimensions of Minority Studies. You will teach and supervise our undergraduate and graduate students. You will develop and implement new ideas in education, as well as develop and implement your own research line on language, diversity and minority studies. You will work with colleagues within the programme of Minorities & Multilingualism (BA) and Multilingualism (MA). You will collaborate with other departments in the faculty, especially with Linguistics, Communication, and European Languages & Cultures.</p> <p>We offer you a full-time position with 60% of your time for teaching (including administration). The 40% research time will be used to develop your own research line within diversity and minorities.</p> <h2>Qualifications</h2> <p>• you combine knowledge of (Psycho)linguistics, Sociolinguistics or Applied Linguistics with an Ethnolinguistic focus• you have experience in conducting independent research in the area of diversity and minorities, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications; affiliation with educational topics in your research would be considered an advantage• you have teaching experience and relevant teaching qualifications (such as BKO-Basiskwalificatie Onderwijs / University Teaching Qualification) or willing to obtain this qualification• you are open to multidisciplinary collaboration, especially with sociologists, educational scientists, anthropologists, social-historians, and those teaching cultural studies• you like to work both independently and in a (virtual) multidisciplinary team, contributing to a high-quality teaching learning environment• your strengths are organising, entrepreneurship and communication, meeting deadlines• you have the ability to communicate and teach in English (CEFR C1 level for reading, listening, writing, speaking)• knowledge of Dutch or willingness to learn it within a reasonable period of time may be one of the conditions for tenure (CEFR B2 for reading and listening, and CEFR B1 for writing and speaking) within two years• willingness to engage with the Frisian language and sociolinguistic context are also appreciated.</p> <h2>Organisation</h2> <p>The Faculty of Arts is built on a long-standing tradition of four centuries. Our mission is to be a top-ranking faculty with both an excellent education and world-quality research, with a strong international orientation, firmly rooted in the North of the Netherlands. We build and share knowledge benefits to society. We work at a modern, broad and international institution, educating over 5000 Dutch and international students to become forward-looking, articulate and independent academics. We are a team of hardworking and diverse group of 700 staff members.</p> <p>The candidate will work in the research group Minorities and Multilingualism (see, associated to the Chair for Frisian Language and Culture.</p> <h2>Conditions of employment</h2> <p>We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:• a salary, depending on qualifications and work experience, with a minimum of €3.637, - (salary scale 11) to a maximum of € 5.656, - (salary scale 12) gross per month for a full-time position• a holiday allowance and year-end bonus of respectively 8% and 8.3% of your yearly salary• an appointment on a temporary basis for 3 years• favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants• we offer 232 holiday hours per calendar year for a full-time employment.</p> <p>The appointee will ideally commence as soon as possible.</p> <p>We comply to the conditions of employment of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU). For more detailed information about working conditions and working for the University of Groningen, please check:</p> <h2>Application</h2> <p>You may apply for this position until June 8 2020 before 23:59 (Central European Summer Time - UTC+2) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).</p> <p>You can fill in the form and upload 4 PDF files (all in English):</p> <p>1. a letter of motivation2. a CV3. a brief description of your scientific interests and research plans; a statement about teaching goals and experience (maximum two pages in total). You can upload this under “extra document” on the website4. an appropriate writing sample, you can upload this document also.</p> <p>Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be taken into consideration.</p> <p>The selection interviews will take place in June 2020.</p> <p>We are an equal opportunity employer that we value diversity. We have adopted an active policy to increase the number of female scientists across all disciplines of the university. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply. We provide career services for partners of new faculty members moving to Groningen.</p> <p>Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.</p> <h2>Information</h2> <ul> <li>Dr Joana Duarte, j.duarte</li> <li>Dr Sjoerd-Jeroen Moenandar, s.j.moenandar</li> <li>Prof Janet Fuller, j.m.fuller</li> </ul> <p>Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.</p> Sat, 05/30/2020 - 23:13 1464364 1464364 Sessional English as an Additional Language Instructors School of Continuing Education <p>DIVERSITY STATEMENT</p> <p>MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.</p> <p><strong>Careers</strong></p> <p>MacEwan University is currently in a hiring restraint. As a result, job opportunities are limited. Available opportunities are listed below.</p> <p>School of Continuing Education</p> <p>MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Office of Teaching and Learning Services. English as an Additional Language provides a full range of reading/writing and listening/speaking courses that support diverse learning in developing their academic English for further post-secondary education. These courses are offered in an exciting university environment with quality instruction and individualized attention to help ensure success.Applications are invited for sessional EAL positions in the Department of English as an Additional Language to teach a combination of Intermediate and Academic reading and writing as well as listening and speaking courses. Courses follow the McEwan University Calendar and are offered face-to-face or online. We are currently seeking candidates with recent experience and qualification to teach in the areas listed above. Requirements to teach in English as an Additional Language includes a university degree, minimum of TESL Canada Level One Professional certification or the equivalent as well as experience teaching adult learners. Candidates should possess strong practice knowledge and skills; and enthusiasm for teaching adult learners who are focused on academic preparation.</p> <p>How to Apply</p> <p>To apply, go to and select the job posting. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting their teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae/resume, the names of three professional references as well as student feedback.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.</p> <p>This position is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement which is available on the MacEwan University website.</p> <p>MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td>Category</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Closing Date</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Personal Information Collection NotificationPersonal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the <i>Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act</i>. It may be provided to non-HR members of a hiring and interview panel if your application advances to that stage of the hiring process. If you have any questions about these arrangements, please contact: Human Resources, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.</p> <p>traditional gathering place for many Indigenous people. We honour and respect the history, languages, ceremonies and culture of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit who call this territory home.</p> Mon, 05/25/2020 - 17:03 1463312 1463312 Lecturer <h2>Lecturer in Korean Language (2020-2021 AY)</h2> <p>Job #JPF02488</p> <h3>Description</h3> <p>The Department of Literature at UC San Diego invites applicants to teach Beginning level Korean Language classes during the 2020-2021 academic year. One lecturer will teach 5 courses in the year, and another lecturer teaches 4 in the year. (The full list of courses offered by the department can be found in the online course catalogue:</p> <p>Qualifications for successful candidates are as follows:</p> <ol> <li>M.A or Ph.D. in Korean Language, Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Language Education or related fields by the time of appointment</li> <li>Minimum of 3 years of Korean language teaching experience at the university level (preferably at a North American Institution)</li> <li>Native or near-native proficiency in Korean and Advanced proficiency in English</li> <li>Experience in teaching Korean language using computer technologies and the Internet resources.</li> </ol> <p>Candidate’s CV should demonstrate excellence in teaching Korean. M.A or Ph.D. degree is not required for applicants who have at least 10 years of experience teaching Korean at a North American Institution</p> <p>Review date: 6/12/2020</p> <p>Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale.</p> <p>Proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required prior to and through the employment period (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).</p> <p>Applicants are asked to submit applications using UC San Diego’s online Recruit web page:</p> <p>UC San Diego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.</p> <h3>Job location</h3> <ul> <li> <p>A Teaching Demonstration Video</p> </li> <li> <p>A Teaching Portfolio - Including a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of courses taught, syllabi, sample teaching materials and tests, copies of official teaching evaluations, etc.</p> </li> <li> <p>Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.</p> </li> <li> <p>Misc / Additional (Optional)</p> </li> </ul> <dl> <dd> <p><strong>Next review date:</strong>Friday, Jun 12, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.</p> </dd> <dd> <p><strong>Final date: </strong>Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.</p> </dd> <dd> </dd> </dl> Sun, 05/24/2020 - 09:58 1463931 1463931 English MA Degree (Online Option) <p>Program Information</p> <p>Degree: MA</p> <p>Complete your master's online, face-to-face, or a combination of both.</p> <p>Non-thesis and thesis tracks available.</p> <p>College: Arts and Sciences</p> <p>Admission Requirements</p> <p>Application Instructions</p> <p>Test Score Required: Satisfactory GRE score. A GRE waiver may be granted for a recent master’s degree in a field related to English.</p> <p>GPA: A minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 point scale for at least forty-eight hours of upper-division coursework. A minimum grade point average of 3.50 on a 4.0 point scale on 21 hours of undergraduate English courses including at least 12 hours of upper-division work. A demonstrated proficiency in one foreign language at the intermediate level or equivalent to 12 hours of coursework in one foreign language.</p> <p>Letters of Recommendation: No</p> <p>Resume/Curriculum Vitae: No</p> <p>Admissions Essay: Yes</p> <p>Deadlines:</p> <p>Priority filing for fall semester - May 1.</p> <p>Final filing for fall semester - July 1.</p> <p>Priority filing for spring semester - Sept. 1.</p> <p>Final filing for spring semester - Nov. 1.</p> <p>No summer admissions.</p> <p>Career Outlook: Teaching on the community college level is one of a number of career paths open to a graduate with a master’s in English. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates that employment opportunities for post-secondary teachers will grow by 19% through 2022. Growth can be traced to an increase in college and university enrollment and to adults returning to college to advance the careers by updating their skills. For more information, visit Occupational Outlook Handbook - Postsecondary Teachers.</p> <p>Salary Information: See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource isO*Net.</p> <p>UT Tyler English Graduate Student Research:</p> <p>Witnessing the Loss of Language and Its Rebirth in Doris Lessing's the Golden Notebook, A. S. Byatt's Babel Tower, and Pat Barker's Regeneration</p> <p>The Rage of Achilles: Territoriality as a Defense of the Self in Homer's Iliad</p> <p>A Colloquy of Freaks and Outsiders: Origins of the Southern Grotesque Character in American Short Fiction</p> <p>Meet a University of Texas at Tyler graduate student.</p> Tue, 04/21/2020 - 15:28 1040586 1040586 English Language - Joint Honours <p>Cover a range of approaches which enable you to describe and analyse language at all levels, from the individual sounds of English through words, phrases and sentences, to stretches of written and spoken language.</p> <p>Study English Language as part of our Joint Honours programme and you will enjoy a distinctive, diverse and challenging learning experience, building skills which are relevant to a wide range of career paths.</p> <ul> <li>Learn how language shapes our understanding of ourselves and the world</li> <li>Discover things about the English language you never knew, such as the way we produce speech sounds</li> <li>Challenge existing attitudes to linguistic correctness and varieties of English</li> <li>Explore the relationship between language and the human mind</li> <li>Enhance your career prospects by improving your written and oral presentation skills</li> <li>Gain practical experience through work-based learning opportunities.</li> </ul> <p>You can also study English or English Literature and Language as single honours subjects at Derby.</p> <p>If you’re interested in how language works, this course offers a fascinating intellectual challenge while developing practical and analytical skills which are highly sought after by employers.</p> <p>Our programme covers a range of approaches which enable you to describe and analyse language at all levels, from the individual sounds of English through words, phrases and sentences to stretches of written and spoken language.</p> <p>It brings a new dimension to areas you may have encountered already, such as language and power, stylistics and Gricean pragmatics. It also introduces you to other branches of language including psycholinguistics, cognitive pragmatics and literacy.</p> <p>In addition, we will help you become familiar with significant historical, social and global varieties of language as well as the nature of linguistic representation and the construction of meaning.</p> Tue, 04/21/2020 - 13:56 859102 859102 BA Italian Studies and Modern Languages <p>Our BA Italian Studies and Modern Languages (including foundation year) is open to Home, EU and international students. It will be suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for the three-year version of this course and you want a programme that increases your subject knowledge as well as improves your academic skills. This five-year course includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further four years of study. During your Year Zero, you study four academic subjects relevant to your chosen course as well as a compulsory academic skills module. You are an Essex student from day one, a member of our global community based at the most internationally diverse campus university in the UK. After successful completion of Year Zero in our Essex Pathways Department, you progress to complete your course with the Department of Language and Linguistics. On our course you’ll become highly proficient in Italian and will be able to study a further two of the modern languages taught at Essex, including German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Mandarin Chinese. These languages can be studied alongside the language expert modules which cover a range of cultural and professional skills. For most of our languages, we offer modules in all six different levels recognised by the Common European Framework. With two modules completed in Italian each year, you are expected to reach Mastery level in the language by the end of our course, and are also encouraged to gain confidence in one or two other languages of your choice. As well as gaining fluency in Italian, you become proficient in a broad range of its practical use, from professional translation to creative writing.</p> Tue, 04/21/2020 - 13:55 775658 775658 Chinese Studies OR Japanese Studies BA <p>Pursue your interest in East Asia with a range of fascinating cultural modules, such as: contemporary Japanese popular culture the fall and rise of China critical international politics Learn a new language and become fluent during your year abroad, studying at a university in China or Japan. Our communicative approach to language learning means that you will learn to communicate with speakers of the language right from the start, and we have fantastic facilities to support your learning. Britain's growing political, business and cultural links with East Asia represent significant career opportunities for our graduates.</p> Mon, 04/20/2020 - 18:16 901514 901514 Scholarships & awards <p>There are a variety of transfer scholarship opportunities available to Greenfield Community College students.  Here are just a few of them to note:</p> <p>American International College, Bay Path College and Western New England College offer transfer scholarships to students as well.  Scholarships vary depending on grade point average and number of credits. Scholarships can range from $4,000 to $14,000.</p> <p> – Designed to offer information about a wide variety of subjects, as well as free college scholarship and financial aid searches.</p> <p>Elms College offers several scholarships as well, such as those based on merit, while others are awarded to transfer students.</p> <p>Foster Furcolo Scholarship.  The University of Massachusetts Boston will provide each year, the equivalent of a two year tuition and mandatory fees scholarship  to one entering transfer student from each of the public community colleges within the Commonwealth. Contact the Transfer Office to apply.</p> <p>GCC Foundation Scholarships. In addition to great scholarship opportunities at other institutions, GCC students can take advantage of the numerous GCC Foundation Scholarships offered each spring. Among these is the Alumni Scholarship, awarded to graduates of GCC who are continuing their education at other institutions, and the Robert “Rob” Mugar Yacubian Transfer Award, also for those going on to four-year colleges or universities. Find out more at the Financial Aid Office.</p> <p>Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship – Full tuition for two or three years, for community college transfer students. Around 85 granted nationally. For more information, Locally GCC is partnered with Amherst College.</p> <p>Lesley University is guaranteeing $8,000 to community college students who have been admitted and enroll full-time at the Art Institute of Boston or Lesley College, and this award is renewable.</p> <p>New England Transfer Association (NETA) Scholarship.  NETA seeks nominations each year for Fall transfer.  application process involves an essay, college transcripts; recommendation. Contact the Transfer Office to apply.</p> <p>Rensselaer Polytechnic – Special scholarships available to transfer students from affiliated community colleges – more information here</p> <p>Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has several scholarships that transfer students may qualify for – more information here</p> <p>UMass-Amherst MassTransfer scholarships – More information here</p> Mon, 04/20/2020 - 18:14 1259039 1259039 Scholarships <p>Scholarships are funds received by the student from mostly non-governmental sources.</p> <p>These funds do not need to be paid back by the student. Some scholarships may be refunded to the student for living expenses while others may not. The donor of the scholarship tells us whether the scholarship may be refundable.</p> <p>The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board offers a tuition exemption called Early High School Graduation Scholarship. Students eligible for this program will have their only tuition for college credit classes paid. This scholarship is renewable until the student has incurred charges against the amount of the scholarship award.</p> <p>In the case of this scholarship, the student must contact financial aid every subsequent term that they wish to use these funds.</p> <p>Open Education Database</p> <p>Online application<br /> Eligibility: High school graduate or graduating senior.</p> <p>To help increase awareness around the extensive college funding opportunities provided for minority students, see for any additional rules and requirements.</p> <p>The FamilyAssets 2018 Scholarship</p> <p>FamilyAssets is proud to offer during 2018 a $3,000 scholarship for one eligible student who has provided care to an elderly family member or volunteered to provide care in a community setting.</p> <p>For more information about the FamilyAssets scholarship qualifications, visit the FamilyAssets website.</p> <p>The Corban OneSource Scholarship</p> <p>Lee College students may apply for the Corban OneSource Scholarship. Corban OneSource strives every day to remember its core values: being giving, respectful, accountable, client-focused, and encouraging. With those values in mind, it has established an annual scholarship to award a deserving undergraduate student with $1,000. The deadline to apply is July 15, 2018.</p> <p>Visit the Corban OneSource site for more details.</p> <p>The Proud Texan Scholarship</p> <p>The law offices of Hilda L. Sibrian offer a $2,500 merit-based scholarship to high school seniors or those enrolled in two- to five-year institutions in Texas.</p> <p>Details about the Proud Texan Scholarship (PDF)</p> <p>LEE COLLEGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS</p> <p>About the Scholarships</p> <p>Scholarships are awarded yearly to help students pay for tuition and textbooks. Scholarships are available for all students studying any program. You will be considered for all scholarships for which you qualify, including those with special selection criteria. Only one application per student is necessary and only one Foundation scholarship will be awarded to any student. Most Foundation scholarships are $500 per fall and spring semesters. Textbook scholarships are also available, and no additional application is necessary. Indicate when you apply that you are also interested in a textbook scholarship. The application deadline for scholarships will be posted on this website.</p> <p>Additional departmental scholarships are available in various areas of the college, including athletics, academic studies, technical and applied sciences, and fine arts. Students interested in such scholarships should contact their instructors and/or the Financial Aid Office.</p> <p>The Scholarship Application</p> <p>All students fill out a general application. Some scholarships may have more specific questions.</p> <p>Thorough answers to the essay questions are very important. Your answers to the essay questions give the Scholarship Committee valuable information about you, your financial situation, struggles you may have encountered and difficulties that you face in your life. Students who do not answer the essay questions thoroughly will NOT be considered for a scholarship.</p> <p>Full-time students must enroll in and maintain at least nine credit hours each term to receive an award. If you do not, you will forfeit your scholarship for the spring semester. Some other criteria may apply depending on the particular scholarship.</p> <p>Notification for scholarship awards will be made to new students through the email address provided when you completed your ApplyTexas application. Returning students will be notified through your MYLC email address. Check it often!</p> <p>State law mandates that a student must indicate if they are related to one of the Lee College Regents. YouMUST complete that part of the application or you will not receive a scholarship.</p> <p>A thank you letter MUST be submitted or the scholarship award will not be given. The thank-you note will be forwarded to the donor of your scholarship should you be awarded one.</p> <p>How to Apply</p> <p>During your first visit to the scholarship site, you must “Sign Up”. Upon returning, you must click “Sign In”. If you have difficulty signing in, please click here – trouble signing in – for additional instructions.</p> <p>When setting up your account in the Scholarship System:</p> <p>If you have a myLC email address, you must use it.</p> <p>If you do not have a myLC email address, you must use the primary email address you provided when completing the ApplyTexas application.</p> <p>Once you have successfully completed your ApplyTexas application, you will receive an email congratulating you on admission to Lee College. Please allow at least 48 hours between the time that you receive your acceptance email and the time you apply for scholarships. You may save your application at any time by clicking Save and Keep Editing at the bottom of the form. Once it has been completed, you can submit your application by clicking Finish and Continue.</p> <p>Notification for scholarship awards will be made to new students through the primary email address provided when you completed your ApplyTexas application. Returning students will be notified through your myLC email address. Check it often!</p> <p>Students who wish to apply for a Foundation scholarship may go to:</p> <p></p> <p>For assistance, contact Financial Aid at or call 281.425.6389.</p> Mon, 04/20/2020 - 18:13 1266171 1266171 Student Government - Scholarships <p>Student Government awards scholarships annually during the Fall semester of each academic year. The awards from these scholarships are split in half, where the first half is disbursed during the Fall semester and the second half is disbursed during the Spring semester. Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year have now closed. All applicants will be notified in writing by the end of November of whether or not they have received an SG Scholarship. Information about our 2019-2020 Scholarships will become available next summer.</p> <p> </p> <p>If you have any questions or concerns in regards to our process and/or updates, please call (904) 620-1511 or email Lauren King at</p> <p> </p> <p>Please see below for the list of scholarships offered by Student Government:</p> <p>Competitive Scholarships</p> <p> </p> <p>Competitive Scholarships are scholarships that are allocated and distributed by Student Government. The applications are reviewed by the SG Scholarship Committee, and the committee will select the award recipient(s) for each award.</p> <p>Decentralized Scholarships </p> <p> </p> <p>Decentralized Scholarships are scholarships that are allocated by Student Government for other departments to distribute. The applications are available within the corresponding departments from which the scholarship is distributed, as well as at the Student Government Rotunda, Building 58E, Room 3300. The departments themselves determine the selection process and decide on the award recipient(s) for each award. Any questions about these scholarships should be directed to the corresponding department directly. </p> Mon, 04/20/2020 - 18:13 1262954 1262954