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LINGUIST List 24.5041

Tue Dec 10 2013

Jobs: English; Applied Ling: Rank Open, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

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

Date: 10-Dec-2013
From: Thomas Upton <tuptoniupui.edu>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Rank Open, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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University or Organization: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Department: English
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Web Address: http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/english/
Job Title: Director of Intensive English Language Program

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is seeking a full time Director of its newly approved Intensive English Language Program, which is scheduled to open Summer 2015. The Founding Director will be responsible for overseeing the start-up, development, accreditation, and management of the new Intensive English Language Program (IELP) in the Department of English, which will be housed in the heart of the IUPUI campus. Working closely with the graduate programs in TESOL, the English for Academic Purposes Program for matriculated students, the Indiana Center for Intercultural Communication, and the Office of International Affairs, the Founding Director will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on English language teaching, research and service at IUPUI. The Director will oversee: development of the IELP curriculum; hiring, training, and evaluation of instructors, including graduate students in the TESOL programs; recruitment, placement, and assessment of students; attaining and maintaining of IEP accreditation from the CEA; and related administrative and financial aspects of the program. Appointment to this non-tenure track academic position begins July 1, 2014, with an earlier start date negotiable.

Required Qualifications: Masters Degree in TESOL, applied linguistics, or related field; significant program administration experience in an intensive English program; significant experience teaching adult language learners in a higher education setting, preferably in an intensive English program; evidence of strong leadership and interpersonal skills.

Desired Qualifications: Experience with CEA accreditation as well as established expertise in international student recruitment, curriculum development, language assessment, and teacher development is desired. PhD in TESOL, applied linguistics, or related field with demonstrated scholarly contributions to the field is a plus.

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is Indiana's premier urban university, enrolling more than 30,000 students representing all 50 states and 122 countries. IUPUI is home to 19 schools and academic units which grant degrees in more than 200 programs from both Indiana University and Purdue University. It is home of nationally-ranked programs in nursing, public and environmental affairs, law, and health, and is a campus renowned for service learning and civic engagement. Its location within blocks of downtown Indianapolis facilitates advancement of research and teaching, and presents unique opportunities for internships, partnerships, community engagement, and more.

Application Instructions: Letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications, CV, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted to Prof. Thomas Upton, Chair of IELP Director Search, 425 University Blvd., CA 441D, Indianapolis, IN 46202, with priority given to applications received by January 13, 2014. Please email the same materials to Prof. Upton at esliupui.edu. Additional information about the position and department can be found at http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/english or by e-mailing Prof. Upton at tuptoniupui.edu. IUPUI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution M/F/D and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

Application Deadline: 13-Jan-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Prof. Thomas Upton
Chair of IELP Director Search
425 University Blvd.
CA 441D
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Email Address for Applications: esliupui.edu
Contact Information:
Prof. Thomas Upton
Email: tuptoniupui.edu

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