15.532 academic job at Arizona State

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 532.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 06:28:37 +0000
             From: Pier Baldini <PBaldini@asu.edu>
             Subject: Job opening

    I would appreciate your posting the following Job Opening announcement in
    the Humanist List. It was just aproved.
    Thank you very much.

       Job Description: Assistant Professor in Information Literacy

       The Department seeks an assistant professor who will do the following:
         * teach model courses integrating technology and information literacy
    skills in a language-related field;
         * assist language and literature faculty and graduate students in
    designing and implementing technological components in language,
    literature, or culture curses;
         * make connections in research between information literacy and broader
    cultural concepts.
       In addition to disciplinary expertise, the successful candidates will
    have expertise in information literacy and information technology. They
    will contribute to the implementation of a college-wide curricular
    initiative dedicated to achieving information technology and information
    literacy for all undergraduate college students. Faculty recruited for
    this initiative will provide leadership for individual departments to
    restructure degree programs and existing courses, as well as develop new
    courses to help achieve the goals and competencies of this initiative. The
    Department of Languages and Literatures consists of 66 faculty, 120
    graduate students, and 400 majors.

       Required: Ph.D. in one of the following: Chinese, French, German,
    Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Comparative Literature, Linguistics,
    or related fields. Native or near-native proficiency in English and one of
    the above-mentioned languages; strong background in the humanities,
    demonstrated experience in designing and implementing technological
    components in language, culture, or literature classes; evidence of strong
    research commitment integrating information literacy with broader
    humanities questions.

    Preferred: demonstrated ability to work in non-alphabetic script;
    experience working with people of diverse language and cultural backgrounds.

       A complete application must include the following: a letter of
    application stating qualifications, experience, and research plans and
    teaching interests; a complete curriculum vitae: graduate school
    transcripts, three letters of reference, and samples of research and
    writing. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2002 or every two
    weeks thereafter until position filled. Position starting date is August
    15, 2002.

       Send to: Pier R. Baldini, Chair, Information Literacy Search Committee,
    Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University, Box
    870202, Tempe, AZ 85287-0202. All applications acknowledged. Arizona State
    University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

    Prof. Pier Raimondo Baldini
    Department of Languages & Literatures
    Arizona State University
    Tempe, AZ 85287-0202
    Phone: 480) 965-7783


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