Senior Position in Modern Foreign Languages

Sarah Frederick sfred
Mon Oct 6 16:34:29 EDT 2003

(Apologies for cross-posting)

The following position for Chair of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures is being advertised.  It is open to specialists in all modern foreign languages and literatures.  Please do not hesitate to forward this to potential candidates or to nominate candidates to the search committee:

Chairman, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Chairman of
the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at Boston
University. The position, available in September 2004, will be at the rank
of full professor with tenure. A distinguished record of scholarship and
teaching is required; administrative experience is welcome as an indication
of leadership capacity. The Department's teaching mission currently
embraces undergraduate curricula in more than a dozen European, African,
and Asian languages, in linguistics, and in comparative literary studies,
as well as doctoral programs in French and Spanish and strong faculty
participation in both the graduate Applied Linguistics Program and the
University's worldwide network of study abroad programs. With more than 50
full-time faculty members, 150 majors and 300 minors, and 8,000 annual
enrollments (highest among the 23 academic departments in the College of
Arts and Sciences) Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures epitomizes
Boston University's cosmopolitan setting and outlook, unbroken investment
in the discipline and rewards of foreign language study, and commitment to
excellence in literary and broadly humanistic scholarship.
Information about the Department's faculty and programs is available on the
Internet at Nominations or letters of inquiry
(including current curriculum vitae) should be sent to Professor Bonnie
Costello, Chair, MFLL Search Committee, College of Arts and Sciences Dean's
Office, Boston University, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. The
deadline for applications is December 1, 2003. Boston University is an
equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Sarah Frederick
Assistant Professor of Japanese
**Fall Office Hours: MF 12-1; W3-4**

Dept. of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
Boston University
718 Commonwealth Avenue, 301D
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 1-617-353-6232
FAX: 1-617-353-6246
sfred at

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