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Tue Oct 12 2010

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, U of Michigan-Flint

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        1.    Kazuko Hiramatsu, Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Flint, MI, USA

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Flint, MI, USA
Date: 11-Oct-2010
From: KazukoHiramatsu <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Flint, MI, USA
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University or Organization: University of Michigan-Flint Department: English/Linguistics Job Location: Michigan, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The University of Michigan-Flint invites applications for a tenure-trackposition in Sociolinguistics at the Assistant Professor level beginning inFall 2011. The University of Michigan-Flint is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

The appointment carries a 3-3 teaching load in courses for severalprograms: the new English major with a specialization in linguistics (withcourses cross-listed in Communication, Women's and Gender Studies,Anthropology); the Linguistics minor; M.A. in English Language andLiterature; M.A. in Education. Significant teaching will be in courses thatfulfill general education or undergraduate and graduate education programrequirements. We are also expanding our online offerings to create a fullyonline minor and online teaching will be expected.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Linguistics with a specializationin sociolinguistics, demonstrated teaching ability and experience with (orpotential for) curricular development, and evidence of scholarly activity.Faculty members are expected to maintain a balanced record of excellence inteaching, active research program with scholarly publications, andconstructive service. Experience in online teaching and civic engagement isalso desired.

The University of Michigan - Flint is a regional campus of the Universityof Michigan with an enrollment of over 8,000 students situated in modernfacilities on a forty-two acre riverfront site in downtown Flint. Thepopulation is a mixture of traditional and non-traditional students.UM-Flint offers day, evening, and online classes, and faculty members areexpected to teach in those modes.

Cover letter, transcript, CV, statement of teaching philosophy,dissertation abstract, and three letters of reference should be sentelectronically to or in hard copy to theaddress below.

Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2010 and continue until theposition is filled. First-round interviews will be conducted at theLinguistic Society of America in Pittsburgh in January 2011.

For additional information, please consult our website at the URL below andat enter the job ID 52878 as the keyword.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Kazuko Hiramatsu, Sociolinguistics Search Chair Department of English University of Michigan-Flint 326 French Hall Flint, MI 48502-1950 USA Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Kazuko Hiramatsu Email:

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