LINGUIST List 26.5631

Fri Dec 18 2015

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor, Miami University (Ohio)

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 18-Dec-2015
From: Lisa Portwood <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor, Miami University (Ohio), Ohio, USA
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University or Organization: Miami University (Ohio)
Department: Teacher Education
Job Location: Ohio, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in TESOL and Literacy

Job Rank: Instructor; Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Teacher Education

Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor is needed to expand an innovative and growing Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and literacy programs beginning August 2016.  Responsibilities will include teaching a full-time undergraduate and graduate course load per semester; supervising clinical-based program experiences; supervising graduate projects; and providing service to the department, university, and the profession.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor) or ABD (for appointment as Instructor) in TESOL, Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistic, or equivalent field; additional degree or significant coursework in literacy; teaching experience in grades 5-12 schools; knowledge of and experience with multicultural populations.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in TESOL/ESL education, experience teaching/focus in urban/multicultural education, scholarly productivity in language and literacy in middle and/or secondary education, experience teaching hybrid or fully online as well as face-to-face courses, experience with school-university partnerships, and integration of new media literacies in the classroom. 

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and vita. Inquiries can be directed to Lisa Portwood (email below). Screening of applications will begin February 15th, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.  Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be required of all finalists.

Miami University, an EO/AA employer encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane Leveline at (513) 529-2027. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

The mission of the College of Education, Health and Society at Miami University is to prepare transformative leaders. Through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and community partnerships, the School provides dynamic and innovative programs that encourage international perspectives. Our integrated human experience prepares graduates to generate knowledge, educate, serve, and promote well being in diverse and global settings through ethical, democratic practices.

Faculty members work in an environment that promotes a holistic approach to both teaching and research. They are encouraged to align their teaching, scholarship, and service in an interdisciplinary fashion in order to promote aggressive solutions to the issues faced by our society. The College of Education, Health and Society celebrates the opportunities for cross-departmental collaboration facilitated by the five departments (Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Family Studies and Social Work, Kinesiology and Health, and Teacher Education) in our division. It is our belief that the synergy from this comprehensive approach creates the kind of integrated human experience that is essential to excellence in research and teaching.

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2016 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Administrative Assistant Lisa Portwood
Phone: 513-529-6443

Page Updated: 18-Dec-2015