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NASFLA: Promising Scholar Award (Applications and Nominations)
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North American Systemic Functional Linguistics Association (NASFLA) Promising Scholar Award
Applications and Nominations Due: February 24, 2018

General Description

This award is given by NASFLA in recognition of a pre-tenure scholar in North America who is in the first five years of her his/her career and who has made outstanding contributions to applied linguistics through use of systemic functional linguistics as a theoretical framework, an analytical tool, and/ or pedagogical resource.

The selection committee will look for originality, creativity and productivity, and for evidence of the scholarly significance of the candidate’s work. Evidence and rationale should emphasize the contributions of the candidate's work to the field of SFL and comment on the nominee's potential for future contributions to the field.

Criteria

  • ●  Doctoral degree earned within the past five years (December 2012- December 2017)

  • ●  Promising record of scholarship drawing on SFL

  • ●  Commitment to making ongoing and significant contributions to scholarship

    using SFL

  • ●  Particular consideration given to contributions that address issues of equity and

    diversity, as well as contributions that make connections to practices in the field (education, healthcare, etc.)

    Application and Nomination Process

    Interested applicants should submit the following documentation:

  1. The nominee’s CV

  2. A published or “in press” paper that shows deep understanding and use of SFL in

    innovative and rigorous ways

  3. A brief statement, maximum one-page, single-spaced, describing nominee’s

    current research program and how this research advances or engages the field of

    SFL.

  4. A nomination letter from an SFL scholar who assesses the contributions of the

    nominee’s research and scholarship, as well as potential for continuing contributions. This letter may be submitted by the applicant or by the recommender and must be received by the application deadline.

Please send electronic nominations and/or application packages by February 24, 2018 to Zak Lancaster; lancasci@wfu.edu. The awardee will be named at the annual NASFLA meeting at the 2018 AAAL conference (Chicago, IL, March 24-27, 2018).

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