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LINGUIST List 21.4036

Tue Oct 12 2010

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, U of Michigan-Flint

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        1.    Kazuko Hiramatsu, Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Flint, MI, USA

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Flint, MI, USA
Date: 11-Oct-2010
From: KazukoHiramatsu <kazukohumflint.edu>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Flint, MI, USA
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University or Organization: University of Michigan-Flint
Department: English/Linguistics
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://www.umflint.edu/english
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The University of Michigan-Flint invites applications for a tenure-track
position in Sociolinguistics at the Assistant Professor level beginning in
Fall 2011. The University of Michigan-Flint is an equal opportunity/
Affirmative Action employer.

The appointment carries a 3-3 teaching load in courses for several
programs: the new English major with a specialization in linguistics (with
courses cross-listed in Communication, Women's and Gender Studies,
Anthropology); the Linguistics minor; M.A. in English Language and
Literature; M.A. in Education. Significant teaching will be in courses that
fulfill general education or undergraduate and graduate education program
requirements. We are also expanding our online offerings to create a fully
online minor and online teaching will be expected.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Linguistics with a specialization
in sociolinguistics, demonstrated teaching ability and experience with (or
potential for) curricular development, and evidence of scholarly activity.
Faculty members are expected to maintain a balanced record of excellence in
teaching, active research program with scholarly publications, and
constructive service. Experience in online teaching and civic engagement is
also desired.

The University of Michigan - Flint is a regional campus of the University
of Michigan with an enrollment of over 8,000 students situated in modern
facilities on a forty-two acre riverfront site in downtown Flint. The
population is a mixture of traditional and non-traditional students.
UM-Flint offers day, evening, and online classes, and faculty members are
expected to teach in those modes.

Cover letter, transcript, CV, statement of teaching philosophy,
dissertation abstract, and three letters of reference should be sent
electronically to sociolingsearchumflint.edu or in hard copy to the
address below.

Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2010 and continue until the
position is filled. First-round interviews will be conducted at the
Linguistic Society of America in Pittsburgh in January 2011.

For additional information, please consult our website at the URL below and
at enter the job ID 52878 as the keyword.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Kazuko Hiramatsu, Sociolinguistics Search Chair
Department of English
University of Michigan-Flint
326 French Hall
Flint, MI 48502-1950
Email Address for Applications: sociolingsearchumflint.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.umich.edu/~jobs
Contact Information:
Kazuko Hiramatsu
Email: kazukohumflint.edu

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