December 19, 2012

Job: Research Assistants, Center for Applied Second Language Studies

The Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS), a National Foreign Language Resource Center, seeks to establish a pool of qualified applicants to fill part-time, temporary, and/or emergency academic positions. These candidates would assist the center with grant-funded research and development projects. This work will relate to language teaching and learning and may include conceptualizing, developing, and verifying the efficacy of practical language learning tools or developing technology-based tools for language learning and testing.

Requirements: 1) BA or BS; 2) knowledge of curriculum, assessment, and pedagogy OR experience in educational software development and delivery, website design and interface, or programming experience.

Positions may be one term (ten weeks) or multiple terms and may be renewed up to three years depending on need, funding, and performance. The pool will remain open through January 31, 2014. Screening of applicants will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled. Some hires from this pool may require a background check.

Preference will be given to candidates who have: 1) native or near-native proficiency in a language other than English; 2) a graduate degree in linguistics, language education, or related field; 3) teaching experience; 4) basic knowledge of statistics, psychometrics, and second language acquisition; 5) experience in server configuration and maintenance; 6) experience in website design and interface for educational tools; 7) knowledge of software development

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume/curriculum vita to Mandy Lindgren, Business Manager, by mail to CASLS, 5290 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 or by email to mandyl at uoregon dot edu. Application letters should be addressed to Dr. Carl Falsgraf.

EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity. We invite applications from candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

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