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Associate Director, Center for Language Study, Yale University


Associate Director, Center for Language Study - 43678BR

Yale University



General Purpose:  With the Director, articulate a strategic vision for the Center for Language Study consistent with the vision and mission of the university. Identify and prioritize pedagogical needs across departments and programs. Provide oversight over the broad areas of faculty support, and interdisciplinary instructional programs. Create a comprehensive model for professional development for language instructional faculty, including opportunities for instructional and curricular innovation, research, and travel. Identify new directions in language education and innovative models of instruction.


Review of applications will begin June 19, 2017.


Required Education and Experience:  Ph.D. or equivalent level degree in Second Language Acquisition, (Applied) Linguistics, or related field. Minimally three or more years of experience in program administration. ABD candidates with a minimum of 5 years of experience in program administration will be considered.



  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability with strong managerial skills.
  • Organizational and project management skills.
  • Proven ability in and familiarity with such areas as second language acquisition, applied linguistics, language teaching methodology, technology-enhanced teaching and learning, and related fields.
  • Budget management skills and experience.
  • Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Proficiency in a foreign language and teaching experience at the postsecondary level.


Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at  Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.


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