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Thu Mar 21 2002

Jobs: ESL/TESL: AsstProf or Lecturer, Ohio USA

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  1. Dr.Shirley Ostler, ESL/TESL: AsstProf or Instructor, Bowling Green State U, OH USA

Message 1: ESL/TESL: AsstProf or Instructor, Bowling Green State U, OH USA

Date: 20 Mar 2002 17:24:49 -0000
From: Dr.Shirley Ostler <>
Subject: ESL/TESL: AsstProf or Instructor, Bowling Green State U, OH USA

Rank of Job: Visiting Asstant Professor or Instructor
Areas Required: ESL/TESL
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Bowling Green State University
Department: English
State or Province: Ohio
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 4/26/02
Contact: Dr. Shirley Ostler

Address for Applications:
211 East Hall
Bowling Green Ohio 43403
Ohio 43403

Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor

The English Department of Bowling Green State University seeks strong
applicants for a visiting assistant professor or instructor in English
as a Second Language/Teaching English as a Second Language (one-year

Duties: Teaching MATESL courses, especially Theories and Research in
TESL; teaching ESL and undergraduate Linguistics, possibly
undergraduate grammar (for English Education students). Starting
date: August 2002.

1) ABD or PhD in applied linguistics, TESL, or related area; experience
teaching ESL/EFL. Experience with testing and placement preferred.
2) Experience teaching both ESL (preferred) and first-year composition
courses (desirable).

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for
rank and position, and in keeping with candidate's experience and

Effective Date of Employment: The starting date of employment is
August 2002.

BGSU is a university of nearly 19,000 students with long traditions of
teaching and scholarly excellence. It is located in a small city 25
minutes south of Toledo, Ohio, and one hour south of Ann Arbor,
Michigan. The English Department offers undergraduate degrees as well
as graduate degrees in rhetoric, literature, creative writing,
technical communication, and TESL. The Department has a full-time
instructional staff of 68, about 450 undergraduate majors, and 74
graduate students, including 13 in TESL.

Submit application materials to: Thomas L. Wymer, Chair, English
Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403.
Electronic and Fax applications cannot be considered. Complete
application files should include: 1) letter outlining qualifications
relevant to this position; 2) a CV which includes a list of graduate
courses taken and brief descriptions of courses taught; 3) at least
three current (within one year) original letters of reference; 4)
graduate and undergraduate transcripts.

Professor Shirley Ostler, chair of the hiring committee for this
position, will be attending the AAAL con-ference April 5-8 and the
TESOL conference April 9-13. Anyone interested in the position may
pre-arrange a meeting with her (e-mail or use
the conference bulletin boards to con-tact her. The MATESL website is
in progress online at
Application deadline: Postmarked by 4/26/02.
BGSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and
individuals with disabilities.
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