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LINGUIST List 24.3780

Wed Sep 25 2013

Jobs: English; Applied Ling; Lang Acq: Asst Prof, Western Kentucky University

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

Date: 25-Sep-2013
From: Alex Poole <alex.poolewku.edu>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University, Kentucky, USA
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University or Organization: Western Kentucky University
Department: English
Job Location: Kentucky, USA
Web Address: http://wku.edu/employment/faculty.php
Job Title: Linguistics/TESL

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The English Department at Western Kentucky University (WKU) seeks applicants for one tenure-track position in Linguistics/TESL beginning August 2014.

Requirement Qualifications:
- Doctorate in appropriate area (i.e. Applied Linguistics, TESL, TESOL or English with an emphasis in TESL, TESL, or Applied Linguistics)
- Demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching and general education
- Record of scholarly and professional activities
- Candidates must be willing to use classroom technologies and, on occasion, teach online
- Candidate must also demonstrate interest in student engagement activities beyond the classroom, and show enthusiasm for working with public school teachers and managing and assessing ESL teacher education programs

Responsibilities:
- Teaching English general education courses, undergraduate courses in language and linguistics, and graduate classes in language and linguistics
- Maintaining an active scholarly agenda
- Participating in University and departmental service, notably ESL teacher education program outreach and assessment

Review of applications will begin November 5, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Telephone screenings will begin in early December. Candidates should submit the following (electronic submissions are acceptable):
- Letter of application (specify fields of expertise)
- Teaching philosophy statement
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Copies of all graduate transcripts (official copies only required prior to on-campus interviews)
- Three recent letters of recommendation

Application Deadline: 05-Nov-2013

Email Address for Applications: alex.poolewku.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Alex Poole
Email: alex.poolewku.edu
Phone: 270-745-5780
Fax: 270-745-2533
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