25.3320, Jobs: General Linguistics: Chair of Department / Professor, Michigan State University

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Subject: 25.3320, Jobs: General Linguistics: Chair of Department / Professor, Michigan State University

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Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:03:06
From: Alan Beretta [beretta at msu.edu]
Subject: General Linguistics: Chair of Department / Professor, Michigan State University, Michigan, USA

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University or Organization: Michigan State University 
Department: Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
Job Location: Michigan, USA 
Web Address: http://linglang.msu.edu/
Job Title: Chairperson-Management – Professor with Tenure
Job Rank: Chair of Department; Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 


Description:

The Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African 
Languages in the College of Arts and Letters at Michigan State 
University is seeking a dynamic leader and a proven scholar to provide 
leadership to a diverse department. The position is an annual 
appointment, beginning August 1, 2015. 

The Department is a complex unit that encompasses linguistics, 
applied linguistics, culture, literature, and the teaching and learning of 
languages. Within the department, there are two Ph.D. programs 
(German and Linguistics), 3 MA programs (German, Linguistics, TESOL), 
and 6 undergraduate majors (Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, 
Linguistics, Russian).  In addition, the Department houses a vibrant 
Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL) program that provides 
instruction in many of the world’s languages).  Faculty in the 
department administer the Second Language Studies Ph.D., which is 
housed in the College of Arts and Letters.
 
Responsibilities:  
The Chair must foster collaboration within the department and across 
departments and create an overall research culture within the 
Department.  In so doing, it is expected that the Chair will actively 
facilitate grant-seeking activities and will be involved in 
entrepreneurial and fundraising activities.

In addition to providing general leadership in teaching, research, and 
outreach, the Chair is responsible for the overall operation of the 
Department.

Qualifications: 
- A PhD in one of the programs in the department.  
- A strong record of research, publication, and teaching in any 
departmental area, meriting a tenured appointment at the rank of 
Professor.
- Relevant administrative experience 
- Familiarity with and respect for the range of departmental disciplines
- Awareness of national and international developments and 
interdisciplinary opportunities. 

Application/Nomination Procedures:  Review of applications will begin 
on October 10, 2014 and continue until position is filled. All 
applications for this position must be submitted electronically at the 
Michigan State University human resources website (below). Job 
posting number 9974. Applicants should include a letter expressing 
interest in this position describing qualifications and experience, a 
current curriculum vitae and email addresses of three potential 
referees.

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive 
reasonable accommodation.

For further information, please contact:
Professor Alan Beretta
B230 Wells Hall
619 Red Cedar Road
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone and Email below.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is 
committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The 
university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of 
women, persons of color, veterans and person with disabilities.



Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2014 
	, US  
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.msu.edu/ 
Contact Information:
	Dr. Alan Beretta 
	Email: beretta at msu.edu 
	Phone: 517-353-7212 





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