LINGUIST List 13.3037

Thu Nov 21 2002

Jobs: Applied Ling (ESL): AsstProf, Univ of Texas

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  1. schneiders, English & Applied Ling: Asst Prof, University of Texas--Pan American

Message 1: English & Applied Ling: Asst Prof, University of Texas--Pan American

Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 17:28:57 +0000
From: schneiders <>
Subject: English & Applied Ling: Asst Prof, University of Texas--Pan American

University or Organization: University of Texas--Pan American
Department: English
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, ESL
Required Language(s): English (ENG)


ESL or Applied Linguistics, Assistant Professor,
Tenure-Track. (F02/03-82) To teach, research and serve in an English
as a Second Language program. Successful candidate will have
experience and knowledge working with ELL at the public school level.
Minimum qualifications. Ph.D. in ESL or Applied Linguistics,
Bilingual Education/ESL or closely related field by Fall, 2003.
Experience teaching ESL/ELL in various environments, including public
schools and knowledge of Spanish are preferred.

Faculty teach courses in TESL, descriptive linguistics, language
development and ESL pedagogy. We are looking for a college who has
training and/or experience in areas related to helping non-English
speaking public school students acquire English language skills and
have experience developing new programs and curricula for such
students. The department is expanding its reach into public education
of the Rio Grande Valley and expects to train public school teachers
in the Rio Grande Valley whose focus is to teach children/adolescents

The Department of English has two dynamic graduate programs, and
M.A. in English and a Master of Arts in English as a second language.
The department is developing an MA with a concentration in Rhetoric
and Composition and plans new M.F.A. and Ph.D. programs. The
University of Texas-Pan American serves the Rio Grande Valley, enrolls
14,000 students and is a member of the University of Texas System.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Send letter of
application discussing relevant experience and research interests,
C.V., three letters of recommendation, and undergraduate and graduate
transcripts to:

Professor Steven Schneider, 
Chair, English Department, 
University of Texas-Pan American, 
1201 West University Drive, 
Edinburg, Texas 78541. 

Completed applications received by February 15 will have priority
consideration. UTPA is located in one of the fastest growing areas in
the country, in semi-tropical South Texas, in close proximity to
Mexico and the beautiful beaches of South Padre Island. For more
information, please visit our web page
( UTPA is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action Employer. Note: This position is
security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which
authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr. Stephen Schneider
	English Department COAS 211
	1201 University Drive
	Edinburg, TX 78539
	United States of America 
	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Name: Dr. Stephen Schneider
	Tel: 956 381 3421
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