29.2737, Jobs: Sociolinguistics; Discourse Analysis; Ethnography; Institutional Discourse: Director, Georgetown University

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Subject: 29.2737, Jobs: Sociolinguistics; Discourse Analysis; Ethnography; Institutional Discourse: Director, Georgetown University

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Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 11:50:28
From: Heidi E. Hamilton [hamilthe at georgetown.edu]
Subject: Sociolinguistics; Discourse Analysis; Ethnography; Institutional Discourse: Director, Georgetown University, DC, USA

 
University or Organization: Georgetown University 
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA 
Web Address: https://linguistics.georgetown.edu/
Job Title: Director of MA in Language and Communication
Job Rank: Director; Other

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics; Ethnography, Institutional Discourse


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University invites applications
for Director of its MA in Language and Communication (MLC), a
professionally-oriented program in sociolinguistics that prepares students for
careers in a wide range of fields, professional as well as academic. For more
information about the MLC, please refer to our website:
https://mlc.linguistics.georgetown.edu/
 
The Director of the MLC is responsible for all key aspects of this program: 
- Recruitment; 
- Web and social media presence; 
- Admissions; orientation; academic and 
- Professional advising; 
- Development and execution of professional development activities/workshops; 
- Monitoring of academic progress through degree (along with the departmental
Director of Graduate Studies); 
- Alumni outreach and networking; 
- Community and professional outreach regarding linguistics in the
professions. 

In addition to the above-listed administrative and professional activities,
the Director teaches two courses each academic year in the department (1-1
teaching load).

The appointment is for a three-year term beginning academic year 2018-21, with
the possibility of renewal, and will start August 1, 2018 or as soon as
possible thereafter. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the
PhD degree by the time of the appointment. 

The ideal candidate is a scholar with a strong background in sociolinguistics,
particularly ethnographic or discourse analytic approaches, who is passionate
about the relevance of sociolinguistic insights for real-world challenges,
including those within business, education, healthcare, legal, media, and
governmental contexts. Candidates should have experience in both academia and
the world outside it; an innovative, interdisciplinary research agenda;
teaching experience and evidence of excellence in that domain; and experience
in program administration.

Applications should be sent in a single pdf via email to Heidi E. Hamilton at
application email provided below and should be received by midnight EDT
(Eastern Daylight Time) Friday, July 13, 2018.

Applications should include a:
- CV; 
- A brief statement of research interests, teaching qualifications, and your
specific interest in the administration of the MLC program; 
- One representative publication; and 
- Names and contact information for three references. 
- Please write “APPLICATION FOR MLC DIRECTOR POSITION” in the subject line of
your message.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer
fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion,
national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other
categories protected by law.



Application Deadline: 13-Jul-2018 
	, MD  
Email Address for Applications: hamilthe at georgetown.edu 
Contact Information:
	Professor Heidi E. Hamilton 
	Email: hamilthe at georgetown.edu 


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