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Job Announcement: East Carolina University

Language Acquisition: Professor, East Carolina University, North Carolina, USA

Employer: East Carolina University

Job Location: North Carolina, USA
Title: CHAIRPERSON - Foreign Languages and Literatures
Rank: Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 23.5389
Date Submitted: 19-Dec-2012
Job Description: East Carolina University
Posting Number: 936024

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at East Carolina University seeks to fill the position of Chair and, while we anticipate that the appointment will be made at the rank of Professor, well-qualified Associate Professors who have a distinguished academic and leadership record will be considered. The qualifications for this appointment, a twelve-month position that will begin July 1, 2013, include: (a) a Ph.D. in a foreign language, linguistics, or a closely related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution; (b) a record of scholarly publications; (c) demonstrated excellence in teaching and service; (d) evidence of effective leadership and management skills commensurate with the position; and (e) administrative experience desirable. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all, the Department actively encourages members from all underrepresented groups in higher education to submit applications. Screening will begin January 31, 2013 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures has 37 full-time faculty members. It offers BA and BS teaching degrees in French, German and Hispanic Studies; multidisciplinary major concentrations in Classics and Russian Studies; as well as courses of study in Japanese and Italian. The Department participates in the MA in International Studies, offers a graduate certificate in Hispanic Studies and is seeking approval for an MA in Hispanic Studies. The Department offers a collegial and supportive work environment for faculty with varied research interests, backgrounds, and areas of specialization. Faculty members have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, research, and service to the community and the profession. For a complete overview of the Department, visit

Qualifications: Ph.D. in a foreign language, linguistics, or a closely related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution.

To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of application, a CV, and a statement of administrative philosophy that includes a vision for the Department's future. Also arrange for three current letters of reference to be sent (hard copy) directly to Jeffrey Johnson at the application address below. Official transcript required upon employment.

For questions, please contact Jeffrey Johnson at the contact information below.

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Address: Jeffrey  Johnson
Foreign Languages and Literatures Chair Search
Department of English, East Carolina University
2203 Bate Building, Mail Stop 555
Greenville   NC  27858
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Contact Information: Jeffrey  Johnson
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Phone: (252) 328-6378