LINGUIST List 17.1367|
Thu May 04 2006
Jobs: Cherokee/Anthro Ling:Rank Open, Western Carolina U
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Cherokee & Anthropological Linguistics: Rank Open, Western Carolina University, NC, USA
Message 1: Cherokee & Anthropological Linguistics: Rank Open, Western Carolina University, NC, USA
From: Carrie McLachlan <mclachlanemail.wcu.edu>
Subject: Cherokee & Anthropological Linguistics: Rank Open, Western Carolina University, NC, USA
University or Organization: Western Carolina University
Department: Cherokee Studies
Job Rank: Rank Open
Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics
Required Language(s): Cherokee (chr)
Western Carolina University seeks a director of the Cherokee language
program. Position Description: This grant funded position will teach half
time; improve curriculum and materials for existing Cherokee language
courses; work with the School of Education to facilitate the creation of a
program to prepare elementary teachers for work in a Cherokee language
immersion environment, and work in concert with Eastern Band of the
Cherokee Indian's language revitalization programs. One year appointment
subject to renewal based on program effectiveness and continued funding.
Review of applications will begin May 22, 2006 and position will remain
open until filled. Training and experience requirements: A Ph.D. in
anthropological or applied linguistics or related field from an accredited
institution (ABD may be considered); experience working with Cherokee or
Native American communities; the ability to work well with university and
Cherokee communities; and the ability to write grants and administer
budgets. University/college teaching experience is preferred as well as
experience with technology specific to language revitalization.
Send letter of application, vita, copies of transcripts and three
references to Dr. Jane Eastman, Department of Anthropology and Sociology,
McKee 101, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723. For
additional information see www.wcu.edu/cherokeestudies or email:
jeastmanemail.wcu.edu , phone 828-227-2303.
Address for Applications:
Dr. Jane Eastman
Anthropology and Sociology
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Cherokee Studies Coordinator Carrie McLachlan
Email: click here to access email
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