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Thu Dec 16 2010

Jobs: English & General Linguistics: Chair, Eastern Michigan University

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        1.     Linda Pritchard , English & General Linguistics: Chair, Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, USA

Message 1: English & General Linguistics: Chair, Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, USA
Date: 16-Dec-2010
From: Linda Pritchard <lpritchar1emich.edu>
Subject: English & General Linguistics: Chair, Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: Eastern Michigan University
Department: Department of English Language and Literature
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://www.emich.edu/english/
Job Rank: Chair of Department

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Department of English Language and Literature seeks a full-time
Department Head for a permanent administrative appointment carrying the
rank of tenured full professor beginning in July or August of 2011. Primary
responsibilities include program maintenance and development, faculty
evaluation and development, assessment, recruitment, and budget management.
The Department Head will work closely with the department's various
committees, advocate for the department at the college and university
levels, and work closely with faculty to secure both internal and external
resources. The teaching load is one course per year.

The ideal candidate will have a record of teaching, scholarship, and
service appropriate for a full professor; evidence of successful
administrative experience; and proven leadership and communication skills.
PhD or equivalent required. This candidate will demonstrate vision, the
ability to be a strong advocate for all departmental programs, and
commitment to both students and faculty.

The Department of English Language and Literature has fifty tenured and
tenure-track faculty, a large contingent of full and part-time lecturers,
graduate assistants, an administrative staff, and a proven history of
congenial and collaborative work. The department offers programs in
children's literature, creative writing, English education, journalism,
linguistics, literature, public relations, and written communication. It
also maintains a strong commitment to general education (please see the
department website URL listed above). The Department is closely related
with the Institute for Language information and Technology
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Eastern Michigan University is located in the heart of culturally-rich
southeastern Michigan, ten minutes from Ann Arbor and forty-five minutes
from major towns and cities such as Toledo and Detroit.

All applications must be submitted online at the application website listed
below - Posting APA1107E.
(https://www.emujobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1292555324993)
Application materials should include a letter of application, CV, statement
of administrative philosophy (500 words maximum) and the names and contact
information of four references. Review of applications will begin January
20, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries
to Dr. Linda Pritchard at the application email listed below.

Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. EMU faculty
belong to the AAUP. Department Heads participate on the administrative side
of collective bargaining.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: lpritchar1emich.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.emujobs.com
Contact Information:
Linda Pritchard
Email: lpritchar1emich.edu

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