LINGUIST List 25.4948

Sat Dec 06 2014

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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Date: 05-Dec-2014
From: TESOL Search Committee <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
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University or Organization: West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Department: Languages and Cultures
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Job Title: Assistant Professor of TESOL

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Position Summary

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Languages and Cultures invites applicants for the position of a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of TESOL to begin August 2015.

Minimum Qualifications

A doctoral degree in TESOL or Applied Linguistics (or a closely-related area) in hand by August 15, 2015. Evidence of strong research or strong research potential in TESOL or Applied Linguistics (open specialization); experience or solid preparation in teaching TESOL courses at the graduate level; experience or solid preparation in ESL teacher training; experience or solid preparation in teaching linguistics courses at the undergraduate and the graduate level.

Note: Teaching responsibilities will include “Teaching English Language Learners PK-12,” a course designed to meet the needs of certification candidates across disciplines, content areas, and grade levels.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have experience in the design and the teaching of online-based or hybrid courses, show evidence of excellence in teaching and course development, as well as evidence of interest/experience in Program administration. Background in a formal area of linguistics and bilingual proficiency are highly desirable.

Special Instructions

Please submit letter of application, C.V., teaching portfolio (to include a statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of student evaluations, and sample original teaching materials), and writing sample to the online application system at the application URL below.

Additionally, have three letters of recommendation emailed to the application email with the following subject line: “Letter for (applicant’s full name)”.

Initial screening of applicants will begin on February 6, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must successfully complete the interview process including an on-site interview, a research presentation, and a teaching demonstration to be considered as a finalist. The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding.

Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
TESOL Search Committee

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