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LINGUIST List 18.345

Thu Feb 01 2007

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Mary Washington

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        1.    Dee Lycett, Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Mary Washington, VA, USA


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Mary Washington, VA, USA
Date: 01-Feb-2007
From: Dee Lycett <dlycettumw.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Mary Washington, VA, USA


University or Organization: University of Mary Washington
Department: Master of Education
Web Address: http://www.umw.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOL
Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The University of Mary Washington invites applications for a 12-month
non-tenure track full-time faculty position in the Master of Education
program in teaching English as a second language to begin August 16, 2007.
The position is a non-tenure track, 12-month continuing appointment at the
rank of Assistant Professor for candidates with a doctorate in applied
linguistics or a related field by the time of appointment, or at the rank
of Instructor for candidates who are ABD.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in linguistics with
expertise in language learning and teaching and in the effects of language
and linguistic diversity on educational policy and practice. Experience in
K-12 teaching is required.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced graduate
courses in second and foreign language teaching methods and cross-cultural
education, graduate student advising, public school outreach involving
travel within the region, and supervising graduate research. Additional
teaching areas might include sociolinguistics, second language acquisition,
English linguistics, linguistic foundations of literacy, educational
research methods, and a variety of courses related to teaching English as a
second language. We especially seek applicants with skills and experience
in any of the following areas: foreign language instruction, online
instruction, teacher licensure, grant development, program administration,
and teaching non-traditional students.

The University of Mary Washington is a state-supported institution located
in Fredericksburg, Virginia between Washington, DC and Richmond, with one
of the country's fastest growing and most diverse populations. Teaching
excellence and community outreach are among the leading missions of the
University. The M.Ed./TESL program is part of the University's College of
Graduate and Professional Studies (CGPS), which serves working adults
mainly in evening courses. The TESL program has a strong linguistics
component and includes an initial licensure track, a professional
development track, and a graduate certificate. Visit our website for more
information about the University (http://www.umw.edu) and the M.Ed./TESL
program (http://www.umw.edu/cgps/med/default.php).

Send a letter of interest indicating relevant experience, teaching
philosophy and research interests; a curriculum vitae; copies of graduate
transcripts; and the names of three references to the address below.
Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m., March 5, 2007. Postmarks
will not be honored. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic
environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the
University of Mary Washington actively encourages women, minorities,
disabled individuals and veterans to apply.

Address for Applications:
TESL Search Committee TESL Search Committee
Attn: Jo Tyler
College of Graduate and Professional Studies
121 University Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
USA

Application Deadline: 05-Mar-2007

Contact Information:
Assoc.Prof.Ling.& Educ. Jo Tyler
Email: jtylerumw.edu
Phone: 5402868059
Fax: 5402868045
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