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Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0535
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Clemson student wins first place at the 16th Annual Japanese Speech Contest
Matt Burkhard placed First at the 16th Annual Japanese Speech Contest, which was held on March 10th at Georgia Tech. Lora Legerwood received Honorable Mention. As a part of his prize, Matt will visit Japan this summer for two weeks with Georgia educators. Congratulations to both Matt and Lora!
 
     
  The Department of Languages is hiring for the following positions:  
 

Assistant Professor of French  
FRENCH, Assistant Professor, full-time, tenure-track (8/15/08).
PhD (or ABD with promise of completion by August 2008) required.  Research expertise open. Highest consideration will be given to candidates with native or near-native language proficiency, a commitment to teaching undergraduate language courses at all levels, including business French, and  an interest in developing study abroad programs.  Excellence in research, teaching and service expected. Send letter of intent and complete dossier including transcripts and three letters of recommendation to French Search Committee Chair, Department of Languages, Clemson University, P.O. Box 340535, Clemson, SC 29634-0535. Applications received by November 30, 2007 will be given full consideration.  Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 
   
     
 

Assistant Professor of German
GERMAN, Assistant Professor, full-time, Tenure-track (8/15/2008)
PhD (or ABD with promise of completion by August 2008) in 20th-century German literature required, with an additional emphasis on film. The successful candidate will teach courses in 20th-century literature and film as well as language at all levels and will be expected to participate in interdisciplinary programs at both the college and university level. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation by Nov. 30, 2007 to: Chair, German Search Committee, Clemson University, Department of Languages,  P.O. Box 340535, Clemson, SC, 29634-0535. Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 
     
 

Assistant Profesor of Italian
ITALIAN, Assistant Professor, full time, tenure track (8/15/08)
Ph.D. (or ABD with promise of completion by August 2008) in Modern Italian Literature and Italian Film. Preference given to candidates with specialty in one or more of the following areas: subaltern/colonial studies, ethnic or national identity, popular culture, business language.   Native or near-native fluency in Italian and English required. Teaching experience of minimum four years at undergraduate level expected. Previous experience with study abroad program, curriculum and material development as well as knowledge of instructional technologies and ability to teach a second language strongly desirable.  A willingness to participate in the recruitment of language students and in extracurricular activities connected with the Italian program is expected, as is excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a dissertation abstract, one article-length writing sample in English or Italian and a record of documented teaching excellence to: Italian Search Committee Chair, 717 Strode Tower, Clemson University, Clemson, Sc 29634-0535 ( cnakuma@clemson.edu).  Applications received by November 30, 2008 will be given full consideration.  Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.