LINGUIST List 21.3951

Wed Oct 06 2010

Jobs: Applied Ling: Associate Professor, U of Maryland Baltimore County

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        1.    Phyllis Gemmill, Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD, USA
Date: 05-Oct-2010
From: Phyllis Gemmill <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Associate Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD, USA
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University or Organization: University of Maryland Baltimore County Department: Language, Literacy and Culture Job Location: Maryland, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Associate Professor for Language, Literacy & Culture Ph.D. ProgramUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County

The interdisciplinary Language, Literacy and Culture (LLC) Ph.D. Program atthe University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applicationsfor a tenured Associate Professor beginning August 23, 2011. LLC is aninterdisciplinary program of study of language, culture, human interactionand communication with faculty from seven departments: Africana Studies;American Studies; Education; English; Gender and Women's Studies; ModernLanguages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication; and Sociology andAnthropology.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in one of the participatingdisciplines or a closely related field, administrative experience, and asuccessful research and teaching agenda in one of the following areas: Language, literacy, discourse or applied linguistics Media, multiliteracies, or globalized communication Identity, culture, ethnicity, race or area studiesMajor responsibilities include teaching core and seminar courses, research,academic advising, and chairing and serving on Ph.D. dissertation committees.

Since its beginning in 1998, the program has awarded 45 Ph.D.s, and itcurrently has over 60 students. Through courses and seminars, internshipsand research, students in the program investigate ways in which socialstructure, social and cultural assumptions, and language use affectinteractions among members of different social and cultural groups andimpact upon educational and training programs, communications systems, andpublic policy formulation.

Located between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., UMBC is a highly rankedpublic Carnegie Research University (High Research Activity), widelyrecognized for its commitment to excellence in both undergraduate andgraduate education. With over 12,000 students, UMBC is especially proud ofthe diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equallydiverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment toincreasing faculty diversity.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest addressing qualifications andcurriculum vitae, and have three letters of reference sent to the addressor email address below. Review of applications will begin on November 15,2010 and continue until the position is filled. Please address questions toJodi Crandall, Chair, LLC Search Committee ( Moreinformation about the university and the program can be found at

UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Program Assistant Phyllis Gemmill LLC Dept, ACIV 421 UMBC 1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250 USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Program Assistant Phyllis Gemmill Email: Phone: 410-455-2376 Fax: 410-455-8947

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