LINGUIST List 22.4554

Mon Nov 14 2011

Jobs: English as a Second Language: Lecturer, Yale University

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        1.     Olson , English as a Second Language: Lecturer, Yale University, Connecticut, USA

Message 1: English as a Second Language: Lecturer, Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Date: 14-Nov-2011
From: Olson <>
Subject: English as a Second Language: Lecturer, Yale University, Connecticut, USA
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University or Organization: Yale University Department: Center for Language Study Job Location: Connecticut, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; English as a Second Language


Lector of English as a Second Language

Yale University English Language Program seeks to hire a full-time lector ofEnglish as a Second Language in a 10-month academic year appointmentbeginning August 1, 2012. Minimum requirements are: Master's degree inTESOL/TEFL/TESL, (Applied) Linguistics or related field, and two yearsexperience. Initial one-year appointment with possibility of renewal. Thesuccessful candidate will have native proficiency in English, teachingexperience showing a strong commitment to English as a SecondLanguage instruction/pedagogy, experience developing curriculum andassessment tools, and experience teaching graduate and professionalstudents. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experienceteaching English for Professional Purposes in an academic setting,particularly Business English.

The lector's teaching responsibility consists of three to four courses persemester of intermediate and advanced-level academic English languagecourses and includes developing innovative teaching materials andintegrating computer-assisted instruction within a communicativeframework. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. YaleUniversity is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale valuesdiversity in its faculty, students, and staff and strongly encouragesapplications from underrepresented minority professionals.

Please complete an online portfolio for Lector of English as a SecondLanguage at the application URL below. The following documents arerequired in your portfolio: letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one-pagestatement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching excellence.Finalists for the position will be asked to submit three letters of reference tothe application address below. Applications will be reviewed beginningDecember 15, 2011, until position is filled.

Interviews may be scheduled at the MLA Convention in Seattle, January 5-8, 2012.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
English Language Program Center for Language Study 370 Temple St. Yale University New Haven, CT 06511 USA Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
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