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LINGUIST List 22.4110

Thu Oct 20 2011

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, The Pennsylvania State U

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        1.     Lynn Maggs , Applied Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 20-Oct-2011
From: Lynn Maggs <lmm38psu.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Senior Lecturer, The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: The Pennsylvania State University
Department: Applied Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://aplng.la.psu.edu/
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; ESL


Description:

ITA Program Coordinator

The Department of Applied Linguistics at The Pennsylvania State University seeks qualified applicants for a multi-year position as Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics. The position begins in Fall 2012. The Senior Lecturer will oversee and implement the university-wide International Teaching Assistant (ITA) program, train the graduate teaching assistants who teach in this program, and develop and administrate psychometrically sound language assessment procedures for all stages of the ITA program. In addition, the Senior Lecturer will oversee and implement the department's Intensive English Communication Program's (IECP) screening, placement, progress, and posttest evaluation system. Opportunities to teach courses and advise students in the MA TESL and Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics degree programs are available.

Substantial administrative and/or supervisory experience is required in ITA program direction, and a background in language assessment/testing. Ph.D. required at time of appointment in TESOL, applied linguistics or related fields. Applicants with a MA degree in TESOL, applied linguistics or related fields will be considered but must have extensive experience in ESL/EFL/ITA administration, supervision, and teaching.

Review of dossiers to begin December 1, 2011. Applications will be accepted via the faculty search website listed below until the position is filled. Please provide cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, and documentation of administrative/supervisory/teaching excellence. Information about the Department of Applied Linguistics can be found at http://aplng.la.psu.edu/

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Application Deadline: 01-Apr-2012 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/
Contact Information:
Lynn Maggs
Email: lmm38psu.edu


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