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LINGUIST List 24.5325

Thu Dec 19 2013

Jobs: Applied Ling; General Ling; Lang Acq: Asst/Assoc Prof, University of Michigan-Flint

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

Date: 18-Dec-2013
From: Kazuko Hiramatsu <kazukohumflint.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Michigan-Flint, Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: University of Michigan-Flint
Department: English
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://www.umflint.edu/english
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition


Description:

The English Department at the University of Michigan-Flint invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Linguistics, starting in September 2014. Tenure, rank, and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate.

The main responsibility in the first year will be to develop a new credit-bearing English language bridge program (housed in the College of Arts and Sciences) for international undergraduate students. In addition to directing this new program, the position carries a 2-2 teaching load in the program and in the Linguistics Program. There will also be opportunities to teach in the M.A. programs in English Language and Literature and in Education. Faculty members are expected to maintain a balanced record of excellence in teaching, active research program with refereed publications, and constructive service.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics with a specialization in second language acquisition (or related area) at the time of appointment; demonstrated ability to teach courses in linguistics and English as a second language; and evidence of scholarly activity in second language acquisition or related area. Desired qualifications include expertise in English language program development, experience working with English language learners in higher education, administrative experience, and experience or interest in civic engagement.

The University of Michigan-Flint is a regional campus of the University of Michigan with an enrollment of over 8,500 students, including over 500 international students, situated in modern facilities on a forty-two acre riverfront site in downtown Flint. The population is a mixture of traditional and non-traditional students.

To apply, submit the following by email to the application email address below: cover letter addressing teaching, research, and administrative experience; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript; teaching philosophy and sample syllabi; dissertation abstract; and three letters of reference.

Contact the search committee chair, Dr. Kazuko Hiramatsu at the contact email address below, with questions.

Review of applications will begin Jan. 21, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. First-round interviews will be held via Skype or phone in February.

The University of Michigan-Flint is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. For additional information, please consult our website at http://www.umjobs.org. (Job ID: 90585)

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: lingsearchumflint.edu
Contact Information:
Kazuko Hiramatsu
Email: kazukohumflint.edu

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