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LINGUIST List 23.1379

Mon Mar 19 2012

Jobs: Modern Greek; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Illinois

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Date: 19-Mar-2012
From: Yvonne Knight <yknightillinois.edu>
Subject: Modern Greek; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Illinois, IL, USA
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University or Organization: University of Illinois
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://linguistics.illinois.edu
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Greek, Modern (ell)


Please note that this search was extended and revised April 2nd, 2012.
View the updated version here.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-
Champaign invites applications for a three-year, full-time position as
Lecturer in Modern Greek Studies with a target start date of
08/16/2012. The position is renewable each year and is contingent on
funding and strong performance reviews. Renewal of the position after
the third year is contingent on the level of external support generated.

The position involves teaching six Modern Greek language and Greek-
related courses per year. In addition to teaching duties, the new
Lecturer will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Modern
Greek Studies program on campus, including student and community
outreach. The Modern Greek Studies program at the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the youngest and most dynamic
programs on campus. We are seeking a highly competent and dynamic
individual who will be able to actively promote Modern Greek Studies
and successfully carry out broader liaison responsibilities pertaining to
the advancement of Modern Greek studies at the state and national
levels. For further information about the program, please see:

Required are native or near-native command of Modern Greek,
experience teaching Greek as a second language, and Ph.D. in hand
by date of appointment. Experience with course development and
instructional and web technology is highly desirable. Salary competitive
and commensurate with experience; full benefits are included.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the application URL
below and upload your application materials: application letter, CV,
teaching evaluations (if available), and names and contact information
for three professional references. Referees will be contacted
electronically upon submission of the application. Only electronic
applications submitted through the application URL below will be

To ensure full consideration, all required applicant materials must be
received no later than April 15, 2012. Letters of reference must be
received no later than April 22, 2012. The department highly
recommends that complete applications be submitted prior to April 15,
to ensure that referees have enough time to submit their letters of
recommendation. For further information regarding application
procedures, please contact slcl-hrillinois.edu. Applicants may be
interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be
made until after that date.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and
ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.illinois.edu
Contact Information:
Yvonne Knight
Email: yknightillinois.edu

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