25.3909, Jobs: General Linguistics; Specialty Open: Dean and Full Professor, University of Utah

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Subject: 25.3909, Jobs: General Linguistics; Specialty Open: Dean and Full Professor, University of Utah

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Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:57:12
From: Eric Hinderaker [eric.hinderaker at utah.edu]
Subject: General Linguistics; Specialty Open: Dean and Full Professor, University of Utah, Utah, USA

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University or Organization: University of Utah 
Department: College of Humanities
Job Location: Utah, USA 
Web Address: http://humanities.utah.edu/
Job Title: Dean of the College of Humanities
Job Rank: Dean and Full Professor; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Specialty Open


The University of Utah invites nominations and applications for the position
of Dean of the College of Humanities. The Dean will serve for a five-year
renewable term, commencing July 1, 2015. The College is composed of seven
academic departments—Communication, English, History, Languages and
Literature, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Writing and Rhetoric Studies—along
with eight interdisciplinary centers and seven interdisciplinary programs.
With a total budget of over $43m, it is home to more than 180 tenure and
career track faculty, 2500 undergraduate majors, and 400 graduate students.
The Dean will lead a diverse and collegial faculty that includes
internationally prominent scholars and educators and a dedicated, professional

The successful candidate must have a distinguished record as a scholar and
educator and demonstrated leadership and administrative skills. He/she should
have innovative ideas for supporting enhanced student engagement, creativity,
and discovery, and for translating student success into new educational and
career opportunities. He/she will be expected to promote the success of the
College through careful stewardship of the College’s resources, fundraising,
and support for extramurally funded research. A commitment to the role of
faculty in college governance, dedication to community-engaged learning, and
the ability to build loyalty and support among alumni and in the local
community are also required.

The University of Utah is the state’s flagship institution of higher education
and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among research universities with
“very high research activity.” Salt Lake City is a progressive state capital
at the center of a growing and diverse metropolitan area of over one million
people. The city is home to a wide variety of cultural activities and
unparalleled recreational opportunities, with ten world-class ski resorts and
five national parks nearby. More information about the city and the region can
be found at www.visitsaltlake.com.

Applications, including a CV and a letter describing the candidate’s interest
and qualifications, should be submitted to the application website below.
Confidential inquiries can be directed to the search committee co-chairs, Eric
Hinderaker (email below) and Robert Adler at robert.adler at law.utah.edu. The
search committee will review applications on a rolling basis beginning
November 1, 2014, until the position is filled.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and
educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are
strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified
veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with
reasonable notice. For additional information:

Inquiries about University nondiscrimination and disability accommodation
policies may be made to the University’s Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator:
Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S.
Presidents Circle, Rm. 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112. (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD). 

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in
settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong
commitment to improving access to higher education for historically
underrepresented students. More information about the University of Utah and
the College of Humanities can be found at www.utah.edu and

Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2014 (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/36067 
Contact Information:
	Professor Eric Hinderaker 
	Email: eric.hinderaker at utah.edu 

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