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LINGUIST List 23.3989

Wed Sep 26 2012

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Ling: Asst Prof/Assoc Prof/Full Prof, U of Connecticut

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 26-Sep-2012
From: Rosa Helena Chinchilla <rosa.chinchillauconn.edu>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor, University of Connecticut, Connecticut, USA
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University or Organization: University of Connecticut
Department: Literatures, Cultures & Languages
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address: http://www.languages.uconn.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Chinese 20th Century Literary
Studies, Cultural Studies or Applied Linguistics.

The Department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages at the University of
Connecticut invites applications for two (2) new positions in Mandarin
Chinese Literature, Language and Culture beginning Fall 2013.

One position is at the rank of Assistant Professor. The other position is
open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor).

Minimum Qualifications:
-PhD in hand by May 20, 2013
-Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English
-Strong commitment to research and scholarly publications
-Evidence of teaching excellence
-Experience teaching Chinese at all levels

Preferred Qualifications:
-Film and media studies and Chinese film
-Gender studies/politics
-Digital humanities
-Applied linguistics
-Language Across the Curriculum
-Experience teaching at the American university/college level

Appointment Terms:
Both are full-time, nine-month positions, with rank and salary commensurate
with qualifications. The Assistant Professor position is tenure-track. The
open rank position is tenure-track or eligible for tenure at hire.

These positions are at the main campus in Storrs but incumbents may work at
the campuses located at Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, Torrington,
Waterbury, and/or any other University location.

To Apply:
Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of
successful teaching, and an article-length writing sample via Husky Hire
(application URL below) by November 15, 2012. Three letters of
recommendation should be sent to Dr. Rosa Helena Chinchilla at the mailing
address below.

If you have questions or need further information you may contact Dr Rosa
Helena Chinchilla via email at the application email address below. The
University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly and actively committed
to diversity within its community. Members of populations traditionally
under-represented in US institutions of higher education are especially
encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Rosa Helena Chinchilla
Head, Department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages
University of Connecticut
365 Fairfield Way
Storrs, CT 06269-1057
Web Address for Applications: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu
Contact Information:
Rosa Helena Chinchilla
Email: rosa.chinchillauconn.edu
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