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LINGUIST List 24.3736

Mon Sep 23 2013

Jobs: Applied Ling; TESOL: Asst Prof, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Sep-2013
From: Annette Klemp <annette.d.klempuwrf.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; TESOL: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Wisconsin, USA
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University or Organization: University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Department: English
Job Location: Wisconsin, USA
Web Address: http://www.uwrf.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOL


Description:

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF), a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located on the eastern edge of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area in scenic west central Wisconsin. Year-round arts, cultural, and recreational activities and events are easily accessible from River Falls. The 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students at UWRF pursue degrees in four colleges: Education and Professional Studies; Arts and Sciences; Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Business and Economics. The Department of English situated within the College of Arts and Sciences is home to an IEP (The English Language Transition Program), undergraduate majors and minors in TESOL, and an M.A. in TESOL. UWRF provides an excellent environment for learning, emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms, laboratories, research, academic advising, and co-curricular activities. A favorable student-faculty ratio affords opportunities for meaningful interchange between faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community service are highly valued. More information about UWRF can be found at: http://www.uwrf.edu.

The Position/Specific Responsibilities:
Assistant Professor in TESOL, beginning August 2014, to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of TESOL within the Department of English.

Required:
Ph.D. by the time of appointment, previous university teaching experience, and a willingness to advise and mentor students. Compensation is based on qualifications, including education and experience. The normal teaching load is 12 units. The University expects creative/scholarly activity appropriate to field, including research, scholarship, and creative endeavor, that supports its programs.

Qualifications (Required):
- Education: Completed doctorate by time of appointment
- University teaching experience in area of expertise: TESOL
- Ability to academically advise and work with undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of language and cultural backgrounds.
- Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to diverse student populations and ability to contribute to the University’s commitment to enhancing student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnic and cultural heritages.

Qualifications which may be considered an asset:
- Fluency in a second language
- Public School teaching licensure and experience
- Experience teaching composition
- Experience working with international students
- Administrative ability for potential M.A. graduate student director reassigned time

Deadline to Apply:
Review of Applications will begin on October 22nd. For full consideration, applicants should submit online all required materials by this date. Any materials sent via postal mail or email will be shredded.

Online applications are required at the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 22-Oct-2013

Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.uwrf.edu
Contact Information:
Annette Klemp
Email: annette.d.klempuwrf.edu

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