LINGUIST List 22.3813

Fri Sep 30 2011

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; TESL: Assistant Professor, U of Idaho

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        1.     Gary Williams , Applied Linguistics; TESL: Assistant Professor, University of Idaho, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics; TESL: Assistant Professor, University of Idaho, USA
Date: 29-Sep-2011
From: Gary Williams <jgwuidaho.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; TESL: Assistant Professor, University of Idaho, USA
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University or Organization: University of Idaho Department: English Job Location: Idaho, USA Web Address: http://www.uidaho.edu/english
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; TESL


Description:

We invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position as AssistantProfessor of Linguistics or Applied Linguistics, with specialization in teachingEnglish to speakers of other languages. We seek to hire a person who willhelp us restructure content and delivery of a well-established TESL program.The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in linguistics or related field witha focus and established research program that will support TESL teachingand learning. Teaching load is 3-2, focused at the graduate and seniorundergraduate level; courses may include introductory and advancedlinguistics courses, TESL methods, and linguistics for teachers. Candidates'areas of specialization should be relevant to preparing graduates to teachlanguage arts and composition in a secondary education setting. A strongresearch program is prerequisite to positive third-year and tenure/promotionreviews.

Required Qualification:- Ph.D. in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics, with specialization in teachingEnglish to speakers of other languages

Preferred Qualifications:- Experience or other credentials in teaching language arts at the secondarylevel (including curriculum development and ESL education)- High-quality publications and/or other demonstrated scholarship within areaof specialization- Demonstrated excellence in teaching- Experience working with an level intensive English language program- Excellent communication skills

Application review begins November 1, 2011, and will continue until theposition has been filled. For primary consideration, we must receive initialmaterials by November 1. We plan to interview candidates at the MLAconvention in Seattle in early January. Applicants who meet the requiredqualifications should apply online at the application URL below(Announcement # 10000034264) and include a letter of application, curriculumvitae, and a writing sample of 10-20 pages illustrating scholarly focus.Semifinalists will be asked to submit three confidential letters ofrecommendation and graduate transcripts by mail to the application addressbelow.

Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2011 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Gary Williams, Chair English Department University of Idaho P.O. Box 441102 Moscow, ID 83844 USA Web Address for Applications: https://www.sites.uidaho.edu/AppTrack/Agency/Applicant/ViewAnnouncement.asp?announcement_no=10000034264
Contact Information:
Professor Gary Williams Email: jgwuidaho.edu Phone: 208-885-6156 Fax: 208-885-5944

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