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Tue Nov 16 2010

Jobs: Applied Ling; Functional Ling: Lecturer/Director, U of Rochester

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        1.     Kathleen Picciano , Applied Linguistics; Functional Linguistics: Lecturer/Director, University of Rochester, NY, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics; Functional Linguistics: Lecturer/Director, University of Rochester, NY, USA
Date: 15-Nov-2010
From: Kathleen Picciano <kathleen.piccianorochester.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Functional Linguistics: Lecturer/Director, University of Rochester, NY, USA
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University or Organization: University of Rochester
Department: College Writing Program
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://rochester.edu
Job Rank: Lecturer/Director

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Functional Linguistics


Description:

The Writing Program at the University of Rochester invites applications for
a 3-year-renewable ESOL Director position with specialization in ESOL, to
begin Fall 2011. A terminal degree (M.A., M.A.T., or Ph.D.) in TESOL,
Education, Applied Linguistics, Functional Linguistics, Writing Studies,
Composition/Rhetoric or related field is required. ABDs will be considered.
We seek candidates with experience in program administration, an
established primary commitment to teaching, as well as an interest in
research. Experience working with students in scientific disciplines is a
plus. Eleven-month contract.

Position responsibilities include working under the direction of the
College Writing Program to administrate the undergraduate ESOL Program,
including such activities as

- teaching ESOL Speaking & Listening and Reading & Writing courses and/or
first-year composition in our interdisciplinary, theme-based writing
program (2/2 load);
- collaborating with the Writing Program to develop/strengthen the ESOL
curriculum;
- designing and facilitating ESOL workshops for students, writing instructors,
tutors, and faculty in the disciplines;
- working with faculty and staff across the college to address the needs
of undergraduate ESOL students;
- conducting assessments for placement into ESOL courses and for course
and program evaluation;
- hiring assessment raters and/or instructors; and, more generally,
- helping us to strengthen the ESOL Program.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, examples of scholarly work,
and three letters of recommendation to the address below. Application
review will begin November 30, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong
commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from
candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms. Jan Waxman
College Writing Program
Rush Rhees Library, Room G121
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627-0058
USA
Contact Information:
Kathleen Picciano
Email: kathleen.piccianorochester.edu

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