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LINGUIST List 17.3582

Mon Dec 04 2006

Jobs: African Languages: Assistant or Associate Professor, Boston U

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        1.    James McCann, African Languages: Assistant or Associate Professor, Boston University, MA, USA


Message 1: African Languages: Assistant or Associate Professor, Boston University, MA, USA
Date: 04-Dec-2006
From: James McCann <mccannbu.edu>
Subject: African Languages: Assistant or Associate Professor, Boston University, MA, USA


University or Organization: Boston University
Job Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor
Specialty Areas: African Languages

Description:

The African Studies Center at Boston University, one of the nation's oldest
and best established, is seeking to fill two tenure-track positions in
African languages to begin in September 2007, pending approval. It is
interested in candidates who can provide leadership in developing regional
specializations in West African and in South African languages. Native or
near-native fluency in African languages, strong research potential, and
completion of the PhD at the time of appointment are required. Teaching
experience in one or more African languages is preferred. Successful
candidates will be appointed at the rank of assistant or associate
professor, depending upon achievement and experience, and the appointments
will be made to a department at Boston University that is appropriate to
the discipline and research specialization of the candidate.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, recent teaching
evaluations, a published paper or writing sample, and three letters of
recommendation. Applications received by December 15, 2006 will receive
first priority.

Boston University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
employer.

Address for Applications:
Professor James McCann
African Studies Center
270 Bay State Rd.
Boston University
Boston, MA 02215
USA

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2006 (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Professor James McCann
Email: mccannbu.edu
Phone: 617 353-7308
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