25.3972, Jobs: French Creoles; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County

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Subject: 25.3972, Jobs: French Creoles; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County

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Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:26:59
From: Steven Young [young at umbc.edu]
Subject: French Creoles; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Maryland, USA

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University or Organization: University of Maryland Baltimore County 
Department: Modern Languages Linguistics & Intercultural Comm.
Job Location: Maryland, USA 
Job Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics 

Required Language(s): Creole French, Réunion (rcf)
                      Creole French, Saint Lucian (acf) 
                      Creole French, San Miguel (scf) 
                      Creole French, Seselwa (crs) 
                      Creole, Haitian (hat) 
                      Creole 

Description:

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Linguistics
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

The Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural
Communication is seeking a creolist, preferably with a focus on
French-influenced Atlantic Creoles, to teach foundation courses for our
interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs, including basic
linguistics, the sociology of language, language planning, and the ethnography
of communication. See the UMBC Catalog for course descriptions of MLL 190,
191, 230, 602 and LING 410: www.umbc.edu/catalog.  Other teaching
responsibilities, depending upon the qualifications of the individual, might
include general linguistics courses, studies in Caribbean culture or
Master’s-level topics courses taught in French. The teaching load is five
courses per year. For more information about the MLLI Department and the
linguistics area, please consult: http://mlli.umbc.edu

Applicants should have the Ph.D. completed before Fall 2015 and demonstrate
potential excellence in research, undergraduate and graduate teaching.
Employment is contingent upon the candidate’s obtaining and maintaining
appropriate visa status, if applicable.

The application materials should include a two-page letter of application
explaining the candidate’s specific qualifications for this post, a curriculum
vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.
Please submit all materials via Interfolio (below) before November 20, 2014.
For questions, please contact Dr. Steven Young, Co-Chair, Linguistics Search
Committee (email address below).

UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to
attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong
commitment to increasing faculty diversity, and encourage applications from
women, members of minority groups, veterans, and individuals with
disabilities. The Carnegie Foundation ranks UMBC in the category of Research
Universities with high research activity.  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer.



Application Deadline: 20-Nov-2014 
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/26620 
Contact Information:
	Co-Chair Steven Young 
	Email: young at umbc.edu 





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