The Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is filling a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in intercultural communication. Candidates will be expected to have a comprehensive research agenda in intercultural communication. They should have in hand a PhD in intercultural communication or a closely related field, experience in intercultural training, and native or near-native proficiency in at least one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian or Spanish. The department has been a pioneer in incorporating intercultural communication into its language pedagogy, enriching both the fields of language pedagogy and intercultural communication. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in intercultural training, other areas of critical intercultural communication, and courses in the selected candidate’s language area at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will also participate in the supervision of theses and scholarly papers in the department’s interdisciplinary MA program in Intercultural Communication. We welcome applications from applied linguistics, intercultural education, cross-cultural psychology, critical intercultural communication, and other fields that engage with intercultural modern language studies. Employment is contingent upon the candidate's obtaining and maintaining appropriate visa status, if applicable. For more information about the MLLI department and the INCC program, please consult
UMBC has a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. We are especially proud of the diversity of our student body and we seek to attract equally diverse faculty. Successful candidates must be able to work in a multicultural environment and support diversity and inclusion reflecting our student body. Furthermore, the successful candidate should embrace our vision and mission, and be committed to inclusive excellence and diversity. Please include in your application letter a statement addressing your commitment to and experience in fostering inclusive excellence. Members of minority groups, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
In your letter of application, please address your vision for the history, theories, debates, and methodologies of the field as they apply to your agenda for research, teaching, training, service, and outreach.
Please submit all materials (including a two-page letter of application, CV, writing sample, unofficial graduate transcripts and three letters of reference) via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/45256 by November 30, 2017. For questions, please contact:
Dr. Edward Larkey, Search Committee Chair (email@example.com)
Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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Baltimore, MD 21250
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