Department Chair - Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures

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Salary commensurate with education and experience.

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15/01/20

Descripción 

The Chair of the Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures is responsible for leadership in the academic department, teaching, research and service. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is tenured or tenure track (depending on eligibility) and a twelve-month appointment.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UCA and in the Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values.

The Department houses bachelor degree programs in Chinese, French, Spanish, and Linguistics, as well as a minor in German and introductory and intermediate courses in Japanese. The department also houses a master’s degree program in Spanish and an Intensive English Program. The department is positioned within a college with opportunities for service learning, study abroad, interdisciplinary teaching and research, undergraduate research. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UCA and in the Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures. Excellence can only be fully realized by candidates who are committed to these values. Responsibilities include teaching and administering a department of more than 20 faculty members engaged in languages, linguistics, and intensive English instruction.

Requisitos 

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in French, Spanish, Chinese, or Linguistics (with a specialization in any area of these disciplines), a commitment to teaching and scholarship, and demonstrated experience in administration at the department level or above. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UCA and in the Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The successful candidate will submit a statement discussing how their research, teaching, service, and/or outreach activities will help the university advance equity and inclusion.

Native- or near-native ability in Spanish, French, or Chinese is required, as is college-level teaching experience in one of these languages or TESOL/TESL/TEFL. The candidate will also possess the expertise and experience necessary to coordinate and communicate effectively with the various research and specialty areas within the department, which include: 1) Language Pedagogy; 2) Linguistics (Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, TESOL/TESL/TEFL, and Second Language Acquisition); and 3) Literature, Cultural, and Civilization Studies.

Cómo solicitar 

Apply online

The successful candidate will submit a statement discussing how their research, teaching, service, and/or outreach activities will help the university advance equity and inclusion.
Also, please provide an equity and inclusion statement.

Letters of reference will be requested.

Required Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Leadership Statement
- Additional Document

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