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LINGUIST List 23.4375

Thu Oct 18 2012

Jobs: French; Applied Ling: Assistant Director, Michigan State University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 17-Oct-2012
From: Bill VanPatten <bvpmsu.edu>
Subject: French; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Director, Michigan State University, Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: Michigan State University
Department: Linguistics and Languages
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://www.rcs.msu.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Director

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)

Description:

The Department of Romance and Classical Studies at Michigan State
University is seeking a full-time, academic year Assistant Director of
French Language Instruction. This position will begin August 16, 2013.
Duties to be assigned by the Director of Language Instruction, but will
include assistance in syllabus design, testing, instructor observation,
advising, and program evaluation.

Minimum Qualifications:
- M.A. degree or equivalent in Applied Linguistics or related field
- Demonstrated oral ability at the Superior level using the ACTFL scale
- Demonstrated organizational and management abilities
- Demonstrated excellence as language instructor
- Willingness to work within an articulated program under the
Language Program Director
- At least 2 years teaching experience at the University or College
level

Desired Qualifications:
- Preference given to candidates who are certified ACTFL oral
proficiency testers.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and will continue
until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically
to the Michigan State University Human Resources web site, located at
the application URL below (post #6880). Applications should include a
letter expressing interest in this position and describing qualifications
and experience, current curriculum vitae, and the names and email
addresses of 3 potential referrers. Please also include teaching
evaluations from at least four courses, including, if possible, student
ratings and comments.

For more information, contact Bill VanPatten, Chair of the Search
Committee, Department of Romance and Classical Studies, via email at
the contact email address below.

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive
reasonable accommodation.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is
committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The
university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of
women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.msu.edu
Contact Information:
Bill VanPatten
Email: bvpmsu.edu

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