LINGUIST List 11.2356

Tue Oct 31 2000

Jobs: ESL Coordinator at Northwestern U, IL, USA

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  1. Tomeka White, ESL: Lecturer & Program Coordinator at Northwestern U, IL, USA

Message 1: ESL: Lecturer & Program Coordinator at Northwestern U, IL, USA

Date: 30 Oct 2000 15:10:10 -0000
From: Tomeka White <>
Subject: ESL: Lecturer & Program Coordinator at Northwestern U, IL, USA

Rank of Job: Lecturer, non-tenure track
Areas Required: ESL Lecturer and Program Coordinator
Other Desired Areas: bilingualism, SLA, applied linguistics
University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: IL
Country: United States
Final Date of Application: January 15, 2001
Contact: Tomeka White

Address for Applications:
2016 Sheridan
IL 60208

The Linguistics Department at Northwestern University seeks an ESL
coordinator who will lead an academic year ESL program and direct a new
International Summer Institute for graduate students and visitors. This
is a 12-month, full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable appointment.
Starting date is September 1, 2001. Salary competitive and commensurate
with experience. 

Responsibilities include ESL curriculum development and instructor
training; oral proficiency testing of potential international teaching
assistants; advising and consultation on issues related to English
proficiency; and teaching two quarter-length courses each year in
areas such as bilingualism, second language acquisition, or applied
linguistics. As a member of the Linguistics Department, the successful
candidate will participate in all aspects of the life of the
Department (administration, teaching, and scholarship).

PhD in Linguistics, TESOL, or a related field is required. Candidates
should have experience teaching ESL to international graduate students,
including TAs. Experience in program administration and curriculum
development is also highly desirable. 

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2001. Please send a CV
(with e-mail address); statements of teaching and research interests;
teaching evaluations; samples of syllabi or other instructional
materials; and reprints or other written work. Candidates should have
three letters of reference sent directly to the search committee. Send
all materials to: ESL Lecturer Search Committee, Department of
Linguistics, Northwestern University, 2016 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL
60208-4090; (847) 491-7020; fax: (847) 491-3770. Send e-mail
inquiries to: 

Information on the Department of Linguistics and the ESL Program is
available at: Northwestern University
is an EO/AA employer, and applications from minority and women
candidates are especially welcome.
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