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LINGUIST List 19.2744

Tue Sep 09 2008

Jobs: Discipline of Linguistics: Director of Language Programs, Boston U

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        1.    Rhiannon Roberts, Discipline of Linguistics: Director of Language Programs, Boston University, MA, USA


Message 1: Discipline of Linguistics: Director of Language Programs, Boston University, MA, USA
Date: 09-Sep-2008
From: Rhiannon Roberts <rmrobertbu.edu>
Subject: Discipline of Linguistics: Director of Language Programs, Boston University, MA, USA
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University or Organization: Boston University
Department: Modern Langs & Comparative Lit/ Romance Studies
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Web Address: http://www.bu.edu/mlcl
Job Rank: Director of Language Programs

Specialty Areas: Discipline of Linguistics; Applied Linguistics


Description:

Boston University seeks a Director of Language Programs to bring its
excellent language curriculum to the next level (pending budgetary
approval). This will be a newly created position in response to the
University's strategic plan emphasizing global perspectives and
initiatives. The Director will lead the development of a comprehensive,
state-of-the-art language instruction program for undergraduate and
graduate students. The Director will also work in partnership with the Dean
of the College of Arts and Sciences and the chairs of the relevant
departments to formulate strategic plans and policies for language training
and will be responsible for developing collaborations with other
international programs on the Boston campus and abroad. Candidates will
have 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,
as well as demonstrated leadership in language programs and
relevant administrative experience. The Director will be considered for an
academic appointment at a rank consistent with his or her teaching and
scholarly qualifications. Review of applications will begin October 22, 2008 and
interviews will be held at ACTFL in November 2008. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled. Send application letter, CV and
names of references to Christopher Maurer and William Waters at the
application address listed below. Boston University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: 22-Oct-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
William Waters
Director of Language Programs Search
Modern Languages & Comparative Literature
718 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
USA
Contact Information:
William Waters
Email: watersbu.edu

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