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LINGUIST List 24.4256

Mon Oct 28 2013

Jobs: French; German; Applied Ling: Asst Prof, Rochester Institute of Technology

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

Date: 28-Oct-2013
From: Philippe Chavasse <pxcgslrit.edu>
Subject: French; German; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Rochester Institute of Technology
Department: Modern Languages and Cultures
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://apptrkr.com/401789
Job Title: Instructional Faculty

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            German (deu)

Description:

Faculty Type: Tenure Track
PC# 2496 Requisition# 796BR
Anticipated Start Date: August 13, 2014

Detailed Job Description:
The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for an Assistant Professor of French or German Linguistics to begin on August 13, 2014. We are seeking candidates with a Ph.D. in linguistics or applied linguistics with specialization in French or German linguistics with native or near-native fluency in French, German, and English. The ideal candidate must be committed to fostering global awareness and diversity, and participating actively and collegially within the department and college. Please refer to the enclosed list of required minimum qualifications for additional details.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development and Scholarship; Integrity and Ethics; Respect, Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and Collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in linguistics or applied linguistics with specialization in French or German linguistics;
- Native or near-native fluency in French, German, and English;
- Significant language teaching experience in French and/or German;
- Demonstrated teaching excellence at the university-level in the U.S. using communicative-oriented methodologies;
- Specialization in French or German with the ability to teach undergraduate courses in both languages;
- Demonstrated capability for active scholarly production;
- Capacity to develop the curriculum in linguistics and culture courses offered in the department;
- Commitment to integrating appropriate technology into teaching and learning;
- Commitment to participating actively and collegially within the department and college;
- Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

How to Apply:
Apply online at the application URL below. Search: 796BR. For full consideration, applicants must submit: a cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; a vita; a writing sample; a statement of teaching philosophy; a ‘contribution to diversity’ statement; and three letters of reference.

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Dr. Philippe Chavasse, Chair of Search Committee, at the application address or email address below.

The review of applications begins November 21, 2013. Application deadline is December 1, 2013.

RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientations, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

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Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Philippe Chavasse
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
College of Liberal Arts
92 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5604
USA
Email Address for Applications: pxcgslrit.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://apptrkr.com/401789
Contact Information:
Philippe Chavasse
Email: pxcgslrit.edu

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