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Job Announcement: American University

Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, American University, USA

Employer: American University
World Languages and Cultures
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Title: Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor TESOL
Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.3311
Date Submitted: 18-Aug-2014
Job Description: The American University TESOL Program, part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of World Languages and Cultures, invites applications for a position at the advanced assistant professor or associate professor level (tenure-track or tenured) in TESOL/Applied Linguistics.

Candidates should have a specialization in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and research methods in TESOL/Applied Linguistics, with emphases on the use of technology, new media tools (particularly gaming), and/or ecological perspectives in SLA. Responsibilities include conducting and publishing research; teaching graduate-level courses in the TESOL Program; advising and supervising students’ research; actively participating in MA TESOL students’ portfolio evaluations and oral comprehensive exams; and contributing to program, departmental, college, and university service activities. To be considered, applicants must have a PhD in hand in applied linguistics or an appropriate related field, a clear record of refereed publication, and at least two years of graduate-level teaching experience in TESOL/Applied Linguistics.

Please send curriculum vitae, together with a cover letter discussing research interests, teaching philosophy, and graduate-level teaching experience. Also include the names and contract information for three references. Please submit applications via the application website below. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2014.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.
Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2014
Application Address: TESOL Search Committee
World Languages and Cultures, McCabe Hall 215
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC   US  20016
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Contact Information: Kim  Pulford
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