LINGUIST List 15.2527

Sat Sep 11 2004

Jobs: Ling/Tesol: Asst Prof, Christopher Newport U

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  1. rwheeler, Jobs: Tesol: Asst Prof, Christopher Newport University, VA, USA

Message 1: Jobs: Tesol: Asst Prof, Christopher Newport University, VA, USA

Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 15:21:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: rwheeler <>
Subject: Jobs: Tesol: Asst Prof, Christopher Newport University, VA, USA

University or Organization: Christopher Newport University
Department: English
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: TESOL, Educational Linguistics, Sociolinguistics


Assistant Professor of English

For the 2005-2006 academic year, the Department of English at
Christopher Newport University seeks an assistant professor
(tenure-track) who will teach linguistics, grammar, and TESOL courses
in a master's level teacher education program, innovative first- and
second-year composition seminars in a newly invigorated writing
program, and freshmen seminars as well as upper-level courses for a
new general education curriculum. The successful applicant will work
with one other linguist in the department, teaching within the
language arts concentration of an English major. Successful candidates
will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education and the
teaching of freshman; offer evidence of scholarly work in Linguistics
and TESOL; and have a doctorate in Linguistics by August 2005. Those
with credentials in TESOL, experience in educational linguistics and
secondary specializations in Sociolinguistics and Language and Society
are preferred. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to apply
specializations and TESOL background to create general education
courses in language and culture.

Christopher Newport University, a selective, state-supported liberal
arts and sciences university of 5,000 students, is located on the
Virginia Peninsula between Williamsburg and Virginia Beach. The
University is seeking outstanding teachers who will engage
undergraduate and graduate students in creative and disciplined
intellectual challenges. A commitment to excellence in undergraduate
teaching and learning is a hallmark of CNU. For further information
on CNU, please visit our web site at The Department of
English offers literature, writing, and language arts tracks in the BA
and an MAT in Language Arts.

To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters
of recommendation, and a statement of your philosophy of teaching to
the address below.

Review of applications begins November 15, 2004.

Applications received after November 15, 2004, will be accepted but
considered only if needed.

Representatives from CNU will be available at the MLA Convention in
Philadelphia and the LSA Convention in San Francisco. However,
attendance at the MLA or LSA Conventions is not required for
consideration as a candidate for this position.

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully committed to
Access and Opportunity.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Ms Michelle Moody
	Director of Equal Opportunity and Faculty Recruitment
	Linguistics/TESOL Search
	Search #8011
	Christopher Newport University, 1 University Place
	Newport News, VA 23606
	United States of America
	Applications are due by 15-Nov-2004

Contact Information:

	Dr. Rebecca Wheeler
	Tel: 757-594-8891

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