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LINGUIST List 20.2210

Wed Jun 17 2009

Jobs: Central Asian Languages & Applied Ling: Director, Indiana U.

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        1.    Denise Gardiner, Central Asian Languages & Applied Linguistics: Director, Indiana University, Indiana, USA

Message 1: Central Asian Languages & Applied Linguistics: Director, Indiana University, Indiana, USA
Date: 16-Jun-2009
From: Denise Gardiner <dagardinindiana.edu>
Subject: Central Asian Languages & Applied Linguistics: Director, Indiana University, Indiana, USA
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University or Organization: Indiana University
Department: Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Web Address: http://www.indiana.edu/~celcar/
Job Rank: Director

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Russian (rus)
                            Turkish (tur)
                            Altaic
                            Slavic Subgroup

Description:

Indiana University is seeking a new director for its Center for the
Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR), a Title VI-funded Language
Resource Center developing teaching materials for the languages of the
regions of Central Asia, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Xinjiang, and Mongolia.

The successful applicant will administer a large Title VI federal grant,
supervise up to ten language materials developers and staff, seek out and
apply for new grants in a wide variety of fields related to Central Asian
language pedagogy, and interact with IU units and federal agencies,
including the US military, and others.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in linguistics or one of the relevant Russian,
Turkic, Mongolian, or Iranian languages, a solid grounding in language
pedagogy and CALL, proven management skills in an American university, and
an entrepreneurial spirit in seeking funding. Familiarity with SLA
desirable. Initial appointment is anticipated to be 3-5 years. Salary and
possibility of teaching in area of specialty negotiable.

Applications should include a cover letter that includes statement of
management philosophy, CV, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of
effective management of programs and fund-raising. Evidence of expertise in
language pedagogy, including articles or other materials published or
supervised. For interest in teaching, please submit scholarly articles in
area of specialty.

Please send applications to Professor Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, CeLCAR
Search Committee Chair, c/o Dawn Edwards, College of Arts and Sciences,
Kirkwood Hall 104, Bloomington, IN 47405. Screening will begin July 15
until position is filled. Indiana University is an equal opportunity /
affirmative action employer. Indiana University encourages applications
from women and minorities.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms. Dawn Edwards
Admin Secretary, College of Arts and Sciences
Indiana University
Bloomington, US 47405-7104
USA
Email Address for Applications: dawedwarindiana.edu
Contact Information:
Denise Gardiner
Email: dagardinindiana.edu

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