LINGUIST List 12.2512

Tue Oct 9 2001

Jobs: Chair of English Dept, Kentucky USA

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  1. Cindy Thompson, Chair of English Dept, Morehead State University, KY USA

Message 1: Chair of English Dept, Morehead State University, KY USA

Date: 8 Oct 2001 13:57:13 -0000
From: Cindy Thompson <>
Subject: Chair of English Dept, Morehead State University, KY USA

Rank of Job: 
University or Organization: Morehead State University
Department: English, Foreign Lan, Philosophy
State or Province: KY
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: JAN 04, 2002
Contact: Cindy Thompson

Address for Applications:
KY 40351

Chair of the Department of English,
Foreign Languages, and Philosophy

Morehead State University, a comprehensive public university in
Eastern Kentucky serving 8,600 students, invites applications for
Chair of the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Philosophy
beginning July 2002. The Chair leads a large department with 150
undergraduate majors in English, French, Spanish, and Philosophy and
20 graduate students in English and is responsible for the delivery of
both general education and developmental courses. Specific
responsibilities include: overseeing curriculum design, course
scheduling, faculty development and evaluation, student recruitment
and retention, equipment and facilities management, strategic
planning, budgeting and program assessment; technology integration,
distance learning, grant project management and fund raising, alumni
networking, and teacher education. The Chair is granted a 12-month
contract and is assigned a reduced teaching load. 

Ph.D. within any academic discipline or specialty area contained
within the department. Evidence of progressive academic leadership and
management experience. A record of excellence in teaching, scholarly
productivity and service. Commitment to the mission of offering
quality general education and developmental course offerings. Ability
to work with faculty within a shared governance framework. Commitment
to technology integration, distance learning, grant-writing, private
fund raising and teacher education. Desired Qualifications: Experience
in integrating technology in classroom instruction, developing and
offering courses and programs on-line or by compressed video, securing
external grants, securing private funds and networking with alumni. 

To ensure consideration, forward a letter of application addressing
qualifications stated above, curriculum vita, and the names of three
references including addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
by January 04, 2002, to: Office of Human Resources, Attn: Dept. Chair
#707, Morehead State University, HM 101, Morehead, KY 40351. Or

MSU is an EO/AA employer.

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