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LINGUIST List 25.1280

Sat Mar 15 2014

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, Brown University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Mar-2014
From: Jill Stewart <jill_nickolasbrown.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA
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University or Organization: Brown University
Department: Center for Language Studies
Job Location: Rhode Island, USA
Web Address: http://www.brown.edu/academics/language-studies/
Job Title: Director of the Center for Language Studies

Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

Brown University invites applications for the Director of the Center for Language Studies, to begin summer 2014; the position carries a faculty appointment as Senior Lecturer. The CLS serves as a resource for the promotion of excellence in second language education and works with academic departments and others across campus to support faculty at Brown with teaching and research interests in languages and cultures. The Director will be expected to: develop and implement innovative language training programs and initiatives in collaboration with the Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning and the Language Resource Center; stimulate and coordinate research efforts in innovative pedagogy; organize lectures, workshops, conferences, and other professional development opportunities for language faculty; serve as a resource for students and faculty seeking to learn about foreign languages and cultures; increase the visibility of the CLS on campus and beyond; lead fundraising efforts to secure support for the Center’s activities; partner with other institutions in the Ivy Plus consortium to create learning opportunities for less commonly taught languages; coordinate instruction in languages offered through the CLS; hire and review faculty appointed in the CLS; and teach a pedagogical methods course for graduate students.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in language and literature or in Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Teaching, or related field. Significant (minimum 5 years) experience and demonstrated excellence in language instruction. Professional engagement with curricular innovation and pedagogical methods. Administrative and grant-writing experience desirable.

Initial appointment will be for a three-year term, with potential for longer-term renewal. Competitive salary and benefits.

To apply please submit letter of interest, C.V., and names of 3–5 references at the application website below. Review of applications will begin April 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Brown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/24612
Contact Information:
Center Manager Jill Stewart
Email: jill_nickolasbrown.edu
Phone: 401-863-3043
Fax: 401-863-2551
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