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LINGUIST List 19.738

Thu Mar 06 2008

Jobs: French & Translation: Asst Prof, Western Michigan University

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        1.    Cynthia Running-Johnson, French & Translation: Asst Prof, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA


Message 1: French & Translation: Asst Prof, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Date: 05-Mar-2008
From: Cynthia Running-Johnson <c.running-johnsonwmich.edu>
Subject: French & Translation: Asst Prof, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: Western Michigan University
Department: Foreign Languages
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://www.wmich.edu/languages
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): French (fra)

Description:

The Department of Foreign Languages at Western Michigan University seeks
applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor
of French beginning August 2008, pending budgetary approval. PhD in French
or evidence of imminent award required. Specialization in translation
preferred. Candidates in literary, cultural, or linguistics studies are
also invited to apply; training in translation theory is required.
Applicants should possess native or near-native fluency in French and have
a genuine commitment to teaching at all undergraduate levels. Teaching
experience at the college level required, publications desirable.
Responsibilities to include French language and culture courses along with
courses in area of specialty.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU
among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research
universities with high research activity. WMU is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer consistent with applicable federal and
State law.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Review of applications
will begin February 29th, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should visit the application address below to apply. Online
applications should include a letter of application (including a
description of the candidate's research and teaching philosophy) and vita.
Transcripts and three letters of reference can be sent directly to
Cynthia Running-Johnson.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Cynthia Running-Johnson, Chair
Department of Foreign Languages, 1903 W. Michigan Ave.
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5338
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://www.wmich.edu/hr/careers-at-wmu.htm
Contact Information:
Dr. Cynthia Running-Johnson
Email: c.running-johnsonwmich.edu
Phone: 269 387-3021
Fax: 269 387-6333


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