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LINGUIST List 23.2196

Mon May 07 2012

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Ohio University

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Date: 07-May-2012
From: Dawn Bikowski <bikowskiohio.edu>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Ohio University, USA
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University or Organization: Ohio University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Ohio, USA
Web Address: http://www.ohio.edu/linguistics/elip
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The English Language Improvement Program in the Linguistics
Department at Ohio University is hiring a Lecturer who can serve as a
vital member of our program team in teaching courses for graduate and
undergraduate students. We are seeking an educator who is qualified to
teach high-proficiency English language learners as well as native-
English speaking students in both writing and speaking. We are a
dynamic program offering opportunities for professional growth and
development. This is a full-time position with optional summer teaching.

Main duties will be:
- Teach up to twelve classroom hours per week in either writing, speaking, or
reading. In particular, this Lecturer will teach a number of ESP (English for
Specific Purposes) courses
- Assist with course development and textbook selection
- Assist with SPEAK test administration and rating
- Assume a Program Service responsibility based on program need and
faculty interest
- Attend faculty meetings and maintain appropriate office hours
- Participate in other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
- MA or PhD in Applied Linguistics or closely related field; Linguistics
coursework required
- Minimum of three years teaching experience in a US university
- Consistent demonstration of excellence in teaching through evaluations and
letters of reference
- Experience in a US university teaching non-native English speakers
academic writing and oral communication OR teaching non-native English
speakers freshman composition courses
- Evidence of sophisticated academic writing ability
- Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills
- Collaborative approach to working with a diverse group of staff, faculty, and
students
- Collegial, professional demeanor
- Native or native-like English language proficiency
- Proficiency in or experience studying a second language
- Willingness to undergo training to teach scientific or business writing if
needed

Preferred Qualifications:
- PhD or ABD
- Broad range of coursework in the sciences or social sciences, to teach
ESP courses
- Experience presenting at national/international conferences and/or
publishing in academic journals
- International travel or living experience
- Recent experience with using technology for language learning

For more information and application details, visit the application URL below.

Applications accepted until position filled; for full consideration apply by
May 29, 2012.

We seek a candidate with a commitment in working effectively with
students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Application Deadline: 29-May-2012

Web Address for Applications: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/2995
Contact Information:
Dr. Dawn Bikowski
Email: bikowskiohio.edu
Phone: 740-593-0201

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