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LINGUIST List 18.2753

Sat Sep 22 2007

Jobs: Discipline/Ling; Director, Lang Study: Assoc/Full Prof, Boston U

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        1.    Carol Neidle, Discipline of Linguistics; Director of Language Study: Associate/Full Professor, Boston University, MA, USA


Message 1: Discipline of Linguistics; Director of Language Study: Associate/Full Professor, Boston University, MA, USA
Date: 21-Sep-2007
From: Carol Neidle <carolbu.edu>
Subject: Discipline of Linguistics; Director of Language Study: Associate/Full Professor, Boston University, MA, USA
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University or Organization: Boston University
Department: Romance Studies/Modern Langs & Comparative Lit
Web Address: http://bu.edu/mfll

Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Discipline of Linguistics; Director of Language Study


Description:

Boston University seeks a Director of Language Study at the rank of
Associate or Full Professor to provide leadership in developing
state-of-the-art language programs to serve comprehensive needs for
language training of undergraduate and graduate students, pending budgetary
approval. Based in BU's newly reorganized departments of Romance Studies
and Modern Languages & Comparative Literature, the Director will provide
guidance to the College of Arts and Sciences on a range of issues including
curriculum development, less commonly taught languages, placement and
assessment, the adoption of language-learning technologies, instructional
training for graduate students and faculty, professional development of
language instructors, and the advancement of collaborations with other
international programs of BU on the Boston campus and in 34 cities around
the globe.

Successful candidates will have expertise in several of these areas; a PhD
in a relevant field; native or near-native fluency in English and at least
one other language; and a record of excellence in teaching and research
that merits appointment with tenure. Preference will be given to candidates
with at least five years experience in academic administration. Review of
applications begins November 9; applications will be accepted until the
position is filled.

Please send a letter of application, names of references, and CV to
Christopher Maurer and William Waters at the address given below.

Boston University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Profs. Maurer and Waters
Mailing Address for Applications:
Profs. Maurer and Waters
Boston University
Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature
718 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
USA
Contact Information:
Prof. Christopher Maurer
Email: chmaurerbu.edu
Phone: 617-353-6225
Fax: 617-353-6245


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