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MLC Chair Search

Baylor University
 Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Professor and Department Chair


The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Baylor University invites nominations and applications for the position of Department Chair to begin August 2018. Position carries rank of Full Professor; advanced Associate Professors also encouraged to apply. Language and field of specialization open. 

The successful candidate will be a dynamic, experienced leader with an outstanding scholarly record and proven commitment to excellent teaching and language diversity. In addition, the candidate will support and express Baylor’s distinctive Christian mission, communicate the departmental mission across disciplines, advise faculty at all levels, and oversee budget and personnel.

Nominations should be submitted to Applications that include cover letter, current curriculum vita, three confidential letters of recommendation, and official transcripts should be submitted to Interfolio via the following link: All nominations and applications will remain confidential. 

A one-page version of the position description is here.

The full version of the position description is here


Members of the 2017-18 MLC Department Chair Search Committee:

Cristian Bratu, Associate Professor of French
Holly Collins, Associate Professor of French
Linda McManness, Professor of Spanish
Alex McNair, Associate Professor of Spanish; Director, Division of Spanish & Portuguese
Yuko Prefume, Senior Lecturer of Japanese
Andrew Wisely, Associate Professor of German

MLC Mission Statement:

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures prepares students for the challenges and opportunities of global citizenship by fostering both linguistic proficiency and intercultural awareness within a nurturing community of scholars.

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