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Director of the Linguistics Program and Associate or Full Professor

Employer
University of South Carolina
Location
SC, South Carolina
Closing date
Nov 28, 2022

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Director of the Linguistics Program and Associate or Full ProfessorPlease see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications must include: (1) a cover letter that describes their research and teaching interests as well as administrative experience, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and email addresses of 3 references, who will be asked to provide letters if the candidate advances to the second round of review.

Review of applications will commence on December 12, 2022. Position will remain open until filled. Inquiries about this position may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Carl Dahlman, at carl.dahlman@sc.edu .

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Benefits for FTE Positions The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Linguistics Program at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Linguistics Program and Professor (Associate or Full Professor). This is a tenured, full-time, faculty position. The successful candidate will assume the position of Program Director on July 1, 2023, with the tenured start date as August 16, 2023. We seek applicants from any area of linguistics. Determined based on qualifications and area(s) of specialization of the successful candidate, the possible tenure home will be in a school/department within the College of Arts and Sciences.

The successful candidate will teach courses and conduct research in their area(s) of specialization. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Program Director is expected to provide visionary leadership to the program, serving as its representative at the College level. They will promote success in research and teaching among program faculty, encourage interdisciplinary collaborations with other units on campus, manage the program's fiscal resources, coordinate curricular decisions, and foster a culture of engagement among its faculty, staff, and students. They will also maintain excellence in their own research, teaching, and service.

As an independent, interdepartmental unit of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Linguistics Program has core and affiliated faculty primarily housed in Anthropology; English Language and Literature; Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Philosophy; and Psychology, and affiliated faculty in the English Programs for Internationals; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Computer Science and Engineering; and Education. At the graduate level, it offers an M.A. and Ph.D. in Linguistics as well as a Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language ( TESOL ). Students can pursue a range of linguistic specializations that reflect the interdisciplinary breadth of the faculty. At the undergraduate level, the program offers a minor and a cognate as in Linguistics. South Carolina Honors College students may also pursue an interdisciplinary major with a Linguistics concentration through the Bachelor of Arts and Sciences ( BARSC ) degree program. For more information, please visit the program website at https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/linguistics/index.php .

Required Education and Experience

Candidates must have a PhD in Linguistics or a closely related field as well as a demonstrated record of excellence in research, teaching, and administration.

Preferred Qualifications

None.

Desired Start Date 07/01/2023

Job Open Date 10/21/2022

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applications must include: (1) a cover letter that describes their research and teaching interests as well as administrative experience, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and email addresses of 3 references, who will be asked to provide letters if the candidate advances to the second round of review.

Review of applications will commence on December 12, 2022. Position will remain open until filled. Inquiries about this position may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Carl Dahlman, at carl.dahlman@sc.edu .

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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Required Documents Cover LetterCurriculum VitaeList of References and Contact Information Optional Documents Research PortfolioTeaching PortfolioTeaching StatementResearch Statement

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