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LINGUIST List 22.4739

Mon Nov 28 2011

Jobs: Applied Ling: Director-Intensive English Center, St Cloud State U

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        1.     Choon Kim , Applied Linguistics: Director of Intensive English Center, St. Cloud State University, MN, USA


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Director of Intensive English Center, St. Cloud State University, MN, USA
Date: 28-Nov-2011
From: Choon Kim <ckimstcloudstate.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Director of Intensive English Center, St. Cloud State University, MN, USA
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University or Organization: St. Cloud State University
Department: English
Job Location: Minnesota, USA
Job Rank: Director of Intensive English Center

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

St. Cloud State University seeks a director of the Intensive English Center
(IEC). Appointment will begin in Fall 2012 with the possibility of Summer
2012 employment.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be a teacher educator and director of the
IEC. The assignment will be equally divided between: (1) teaching 12
credits per year in the MA-TESL Program including 8 credits for supervising
graduate assistants teaching in the IEC and (2) leading a medium-sized
intensive English program. For the IEC, the director is the primary decision
maker for the budget, for assessment and testing, for the curriculum, and
for the scheduling and management of courses. The director also works
with a program coordinator, support staff, and adjunct and fix-term faculty.
In addition, responsibilities will include academic advising, service on thesis
committees, and participation in department committees. The collective
bargaining agreement requires that SCSU faculty demonstrate effective
teaching; engage in scholarship and research; show evidence of continued
preparation and study; contribute to student growth through advising and
other means; and provide service to the university, especially through
committee assignments, and service to the community.

Qualifications and Experience:
Doctorate in applied linguistics, TESL, or closely related field; at least three
years of full-time ESL teaching experience; experience in administering
intensive English programs, experience in teaching linguistics, second
language acquisition, language teaching methods, qualitative and
quantitative research methods in TESL/applied linguistics. Primary
academic area of research in TESL/applied linguistics is open.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from diverse cultural
and linguistic backgrounds.

Preferred:
Publications and other professional activities, teaching experience in an MA
TESL/Applied Linguistics program. Personal communication skills,
knowledge of budgeting, experience supervising and mentoring graduate
students, instructors, and office staff in an intensive English program.

Application Information & Deadline:
Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies acceptable
for initial screening; official transcripts required at time of appointment),
sample of scholarly writing, and 3-5 recent letters of professional
recommendation to the application address below, postmarked by
February 1, 2012. Contact the Search Committee Co-Chair at
ckimstcloudstate.edu for more information.

St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports
cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who
contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT,
persons with disabilities and veterans. St. Cloud State University is a
member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. St. Cloud
State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and
employer.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Choon Kim
St. Cloud State University
51B 101 English Department
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
USA
Contact Information:
Choon Kim
Email: ckimstcloudstate.edu


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