Job: Director Notre Dame Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures

Francis Hult francis.hult at UTSA.EDU
Thu Oct 18 01:46:11 UTC 2007


University of Notre Dame
College of Arts and Letters <> 


Director of the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC)


Language Specialty:      

Arabic, Standard 
Chinese, Mandarin 
German, Standard 
Greek, Ancient 
Gaelic, Irish 


The College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame is creating 
a new Center whose mission is to advance language learning and the 
understanding of world cultures. The Director will play a leading role in 
enhancing teaching and assessment practices, building upon the achievements 
of individual language programs, and facilitating the discussion of issues 
vital to the teaching of language and culture. The Director will also 
participate in the final planning and implementation of the CSLC; 
collaborate with departments, centers, and institutes involved in the study 
of language and culture across campus; promote the professional development 
of faculty and graduate students; provide support for less commonly taught 
languages; expand undergraduate peer tutoring; and represent the University 
at academic and professional conferences. The teaching load is expected to 
be one course per year beginning in the second year. 

PhD (in hand by time of appointment) in a language, Second Language 
Acquisition, or a related field; native or near-native fluency in a 
language other than English; training or experience in SLA and pedagogy; 
and previous experience in administration and classroom language teaching 
required. Experience in grant writing and training in instructional 
technology preferred. Twelve-month faculty appointment, 3-5 year term, 
indefinitely renewable pending favorable reviews; begins July 1, 2008. 
Salary highly competitive. 

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of 
recommendation by November 30 to David Gasperetti at the address given 
below. Applications will be acknowledged by a letter from the chair of the 
search committee. The University of Notre Dame is an affirmative action 
employer with a strong commitment to fostering a culturally diverse 
atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students. Women, minorities, and those 
attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. 
Information about the University, including our mission statement, is 
available on our website. 


Application Deadline: 



Application Address:    

David  Gasperetti 
Department of German and Russian Languages and Literatures 
318 O'Shaughnessy Hall 
University of Notre Dame 
Notre Dame   IN  46556 

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