LINGUIST List 24.2345

Fri Jun 07 2013

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Term Faculty, American University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 06-Jun-2013
From: Rana Ghaleb <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Term Faculty, American University, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: American University Department: World Languages and Cultures Job Location: District of Columbia, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Term Faculty

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The TESOL Program at American University is looking to fill two (2) full-time term faculty positions for 2013-2014 academic year, subject to final budgetary approval.

Each new faculty member will be responsible for developing up to three online TEFL courses under the supervision of the TESOL Program Director and for teaching four 3-credit graduate-level TESOL courses (or equivalent) during the academic year. Online courses will be developed for the new MA in TEFL program and will emphasize the content of teaching English as a foreign language and teacher training. The new faculty members will also be expected to contribute to the evaluations of teaching portfolios and serve as committee members on oral comprehensive exams.

Qualifications:- M.A. in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Language Education or a closely related field is required, Ph.D. preferred- At least two years of successful EFL teaching outside of the US- A record of successful ESL teaching; extensive experience in online course development
- Experience in graduate level teaching and teacher-training are required- Evidence of scholarly ability and potential preferred

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the TESOL Search Committee at the application address below.

Applicants can send their dossier electronically to Rana Ghaleb at the application email address below. Please write “TEFL Term Faculty Position” as your subject line.

For best consideration, apply by July 5, 2013. American University is an EEO/AA University; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
TESOL Search Committee Department of World Language and Cultures American University 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20016-8045 USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Rana Ghaleb Email:

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