LINGUIST List 25.2162

Fri May 16 2014

Jobs: General Linguistics: Executive Director, University of Maryland

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Date: 16-May-2014
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Subject: General Linguistics: Executive Director, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
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University or Organization: University of Maryland, College Park
Department: Center for the Advanced Study of Language (CASL)
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Executive Director

Job Rank: Executive Director

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Title: Executive Director
Position Number: 120059

Position Description:
The University of Maryland is seeking a strategic, forward-thinking, collaborative leader for the position of Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL). Established in 2003, CASL is one of 14 university-affiliated research centers in the nation. Its mission is to conduct state-of-the-science research that results in improved performance on language tasks relevant to the work of government language professionals. Our research focuses on improving knowledge of less commonly taught languages, enhancing the acquisition and maintenance of foreign language capability by government professionals, advancing the capacity to use foreign language skills in government professions, and improving the quality of human language technology. Visit for more information about CASL.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must have an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and have a distinguished record of achievement and/or leadership experience with ten (10) or more years of senior-level leadership experience in academia, government or industry.

Candidates must have a proven record of
- Overseeing complex, interdisciplinary research or development and working collaboratively with a range of institutions and researchers
- Developing significant funding opportunities, and extensive knowledge of major funding agencies
- Fostering collaborative efforts, and building and leading partnerships with academic, corporate, and US government entities that extend beyond the candidate’s own areas of expertise,

Candidates must hold U.S. citizenship and be willing to obtain the appropriate security clearance.

To Apply:
Applications require a cover letter, curriculum vita and list of references and must be submitted electronically through the University of Maryland, College Park jobs website (below).

For best consideration, applications must be received by June 8, 2014.

Application Deadline: 08-Jun-2014

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
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