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LINGUIST List 19.3200

Wed Oct 22 2008

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Prof, IUPUI

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        1.    Melanie Curfman, Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Prof, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IN, USA


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Prof, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IN, USA
Date: 21-Oct-2008
From: Melanie Curfman <mjcurfmaiupui.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Prof, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IN, USA
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University or Organization: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Department: English
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Web Address: http://www.iupui.edu
Job Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; EAP/ESL


Description:

The English Department at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
(IUPUI) seeks a Director of the English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Program, beginning August 2009, at the rank of assistant or associate
professor. The EAP Program provides academic language support to
matriculated undergraduate and graduate international students who have met
university admission criteria. The Department also offers the MA with
concentrations in linguistics and TESOL, a graduate TESOL Certificate, and
courses towards K-12 ESL certification, and seeks to develop a
service-learning undergraduate TESOL minor. IUPUI has a student body of
over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, including
15% of students of color.

Responsibilities will include: Direct the EAP Program, with an enrollment
of more than 1,000 students per year taught by four lecturers and multiple
adjunct faculty; teach and develop courses in the EAP Program; engage in
research and scholarly writing with an applied linguistics/TESOL focus; and
help develop undergraduate, service-learning TESOL minor and/or distance
learning courses in EAP. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand
by August 2009, two or more years of administrative experience in a
university ESL program, evidence of effective teaching, demonstrated
ability to conduct scholarly, publishable work and a record of success in
securing extramural funding is highly desired. Interest in one or more of
the following areas is desired: second language writing, assessment, ESP,
service learning, CALL and distance learning.

Review of applications will begin December 12, 2008, and will continue
until the position is filled. Send letter of application with comments on
teaching philosophy and research agenda, CV, three letters of reference,
graduate transcripts, and one recent research writing sample to Prof. Ulla
Connor, EAP Director Search at the address provided below. Application
materials may also be submitted by e-mail.

We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden the academic
experience and reflect the diversity within our learner community. We value
the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the university;
our goal is to create an academic community that is rich with cultural,
social and intellectual diversity. Applicants with a demonstrated
commitment to issues of diversity in higher education are particularly
encouraged to apply. IUPUI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
institution M/F/D.

Application Deadline: 12-Dec-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Ulla Connor
Department of English, School of Liberal Arts
IUPUI
425 University Blvd., Suite 502L
Indianapolis, IN 46202
USA
Email Address for Applications: mjcurfmaiupui.edu
Contact Information:
Melanie Curfman
Email: mjcurfmaiupui.edu
Phone: 317-274-2188
Fax: 317-278-1287
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