LINGUIST List 24.1169

Fri Mar 08 2013

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, Salisbury University

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 08-Mar-2013
From: Bonnie Human Resources <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, Salisbury University, Maryland, USA
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University or Organization: Salisbury University Job Location: Maryland, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The Department of English at Salisbury University is soliciting applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in TESOL/Applied Linguistics.

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities:Teach undergraduate, cross-listed, and graduate-level courses in Linguistics/TESOL in an NCATE-TESOL-recognized program. Position entails teaching 3 courses per semester. This is a non-tenure track, full-time, 9-month renewable position.

Minimum Qualifications:Evidence of successful teaching skills plus a Ph.D. earned doctorate by date of hire in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, or a closely related field from an accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates with 2-3 years of successful teaching experience in Linguistics/TESOLI EFL teacher preparation programs at either the graduate/undergraduate level and/or experience teaching international, ESOL and/or ESL adults.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Candidates must demonstrate an effective teaching style targeted at a diverse student body; exhibit familiarity with NCATE/TESOL standards for teacher preparation, and possess graduate training in theoretical and applied linguistics. Successful candidates should provide demonstrated evidence in the following: knowledge of regulatory and accreditation standards; experience teaching diverse courses in theory and TESOL methodology and/or EFL pedagogy; success and record of ongoing professional development/research related to the field; commitment to serving diverse populations; ability to work collaboratively across university and international partnerships in program and curriculum development; ability and willingness to collaborate with the Graduate Director and core TESOL Faculty in planning, organizing, and evaluating program performance standards; ability to participate in ongoing accreditation processes; and finally, demonstrate a team-oriented willingness to participate in programmatic innovation.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following:1) A letter of application that should outline education history, teaching experience and credentials pertinent to the posted position
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Three (3) professional letters of reference

Additionally, please have the three (3) current letters of reference, provided directly from your professional references or by an Online Credential Service Provider sent directly to Clacie Hubbard at All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System.

Applications submitted by April 14, 2013 will receive first consideration. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 12, 2013.

The Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all those qualified, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Bonnie Human Resources Email:

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