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Thu Dec 03 2015

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics: Visiting Professor, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 02-Dec-2015
From: Chad Thompson <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics: Visiting Professor, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
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University or Organization: Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Department: English and Linguistics
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The English and Linguistics Department at IPFW invites applications for a visiting professor position specializing in TESOL/applied linguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position requires teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in TENL (Teaching English as a New Language) in the areas of TESOL pedagogy and sociolinguistics for our TENL certificate/licensure program. Courses of instruction include (but are not limited to) TENL Practicum, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Methods and Materials in TESOL, and introductory courses in linguistics for majors and minors as well as for general education.

Required qualifications:

- A Ph.D. in TESOL/Applied Linguistics/SLA or other related field

Preferred qualifications:

- Prior instructional experience in higher education (in one or more of the following areas: teacher education/TESOL/applied linguistics/multicultural education and curriculum development)
- Prior Experience in supervision/evaluation of practice teaching (classroom observations in teacher training program at a comprehensive university or college) and/or teacher training programs at a university or college
- Familiarity with TESOL/NCATE Standards and Assessment
- Working knowledge of state standards regarding ENL and/or WIDA standards

Please submit:

- Cover letter
- C.V.
- A 1-2 Page teaching philosophy
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness
- A copy of unofficial transcripts
- Three letters of reference

All candidates who are interviewed should prepare a 45-60 minute instructional student presentation.

Additional Information:

IPFW is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including, minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2016
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair of Search Committee Chad Thompson
Department of English and Linguistics, LA 145
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 East Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Chair of Search Committee Chad Thompson
Phone: 260-481-6101

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