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LINGUIST List 25.9

Tue Jan 07 2014

Jobs: Applied Ling; Lang Acq; Ling & Lit; Phonetics; Socioling: Chair of Department/Full Prof, University of Central Florida

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

Date: 06-Jan-2014
From: Elizabeth Wardle <ewardleucf.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Phonetics; Sociolinguistics: Chair of Department/Full Professor, University of Central Florida, Florida, USA
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University or Organization: University of Central Florida
Department: Modern Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Florida, USA
Web Address: http://mll.cah.ucf.edu/
Job Title: Department Chair

Job Rank: Chair of Department; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Phonetics; Sociolinguistics


The chair’s duties include program administration, personnel management, student recruitment, and oversight of study abroad programs. The chair is also responsible for academic visioning and program development, interdepartmental collaboration, and internal relations within the larger university structure.

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Central Florida invites applications for chair, which is expected to begin in August 2014. UCF is a growing metropolitan research university in Orlando, enrolling nearly 60,000 students. The department includes 12 tenured or tenure-earning faculty and 10 full-time instructors, participates in several interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate certificate programs, offers the B.A. in French and Spanish, as well as the M.A. in Spanish and TESOL. The academic home for the department is in the College of Arts and Humanities. The chair reports to the dean of the College of Arts & Humanities.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in a modern languages, TESOL, or applied linguistics from an accredited institution; prior academic administrative responsibility with evidence of successful budget and personnel management; and a distinguished record of scholarly activity appropriate for tenure at the rank of full professor.

Evidence of successful academic program planning and development, including the ability to work with faculty to create and implement a shared vision for excellence and innovation; experience cultivating strategic partnerships and acquiring grant funding; a commitment to diversity; and a demonstrated commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity, including significant community and global outreach.

The University requires that all candidates must complete an online application at the UCF HR website at the application URL below, position #38702. When applying, candidate must submit a letter of application summarizing relevant background, experience, and administrative philosophy; a current CV; and the names and contact information of three references (including at least one reference who has supervised the candidate in a current or recent position).

Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin January 24, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Dr. Elizabeth Wardle, Search Committee Chair at the contact email address below.

UCF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. As an agency of the state of Florida, the university makes all search materials available for public inspection.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://www.jobswithucf.com
Contact Information:
Dr. Elizabeth Wardle
Email: ewardleucf.edu

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