LINGUIST List 21.4175
Wed Oct 20 2010
Jobs: Applied Ling or Second Language Acq: Director, Michigan State U
Editor for this issue: Christy Bird
1. Elva Hernandez ,
Applied Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition: Director, Michigan State University, MI, USA
Message 1: Applied Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition: Director, Michigan State University, MI, USA
From: Elva Hernandez <hernan16msu.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition: Director, Michigan State University, MI, USA
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University or Organization: Michigan State University
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://rcl.msu.edu
Job Rank: Director
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
The Department of Romance and Classical Languages at Michigan StateUniversity invites applications for Director of Language Programs in thetenure system (rank open). The language director will oversee the languagecourses in the department, engage in research, and teach two courses peryear. In addition, the Director will work with coordinators and willsupervise the training of fixed-term teaching faculty and teachingassistants.
The department, newly formed from the merger of the Departments of French,Classics and Italian and Spanish and Portuguese, is located in the Collegeof Arts and Letters and is part of a vibrant language community that hasbenefited from university support evidenced by the newly established Centerfor Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA), an expanding Less CommonlyTaught Language programs, a recently created global studies in arts andhumanities major, world-renown study abroad initiatives and a strong SecondLanguage Studies doctoral program.
It is anticipated that the successful candidate will become part of agrowing research community in second language studies (http://sls.msu.edu)We seek a person with strong management skills and scholarly interest inlanguage teaching and learning, including the use of multi-media. Thesuccessful candidate must have near-native proficiency in one Romancelanguage and familiarity with another is desired. A Ph.D. is required,preferably with a specialization in applied linguistics or second languageacquisition. The application deadline is November 12, 2010. Send a coverletter, statement of teaching philosophy, research plan, c.v., and contactinformation for at least three references to the address below.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committedto achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university activelyencourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color,veterans and persons with disabilities.
Application Deadline: 12-Nov-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Search Committee Chair, c/o Anne Violin-Wigent
Department of Romance and Classical Languages
258 Old Horticulture Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1112
Email Address for Applications: hernan16msu.edu
Page Updated: 20-Oct-2010