LINGUIST List 31.734

Wed Feb 19 2020

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Instructor, University of South Carolina

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 18-Feb-2020
From: Wesley Curtis <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Instructor, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: University of South Carolina
Department: English Programs for Internationals
Job Location: South Carolina, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Instructor / Sponsored Programs Coordinator

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; English as a Second Language


**This job posting has been closed

English Programs for Internationals ( of the University of South Carolina invites applications for an Instructor/Sponsored Programs Coordinator position. The successful candidate will be able to teach ESL at all levels and will be prepared, under the guidance of the Director, to develop and coordinate grant-funded and sponsored short-term programs. Additionally, the successful candidate will prepare regular reports for student sponsoring organizations. Submissions from candidates who possess experience teaching English as a Second Language in U.S.-based, university-governed intensive English programs, as well as overseas, and who have a demonstrated history of project development, administration, and budgeting are especially welcome. This is a 12-month renewable appointment.

A Master’s in Applied Linguistics/SLA/TESL/TEFL (or closely-related field) and a minimum of two years of teaching experience, preferably in a US-based intensive English program OR A Master’s/Doctorate in a related field and a minimum of 18 earned credit-hours at the graduate level in the areas of linguistics, culture and society, educational foundations, second-language pedagogy, second-language assessment, and a minimum of two years of teaching experience, preferably in a US-based intensive English program; Prior experience with sponsored programs, project management.

Preferred qualifications include:

- An earned degree in business or project management/administration
- Doctorate in Applied Linguistics/SLA/TESL/TEFL
- Demonstrated interest in promoting effective language teaching
- A record of sponsored program and grant management
- Expertise teaching ESL at the college level
- Overseas teaching experience
- Professional involvement in the field
- Fluency in a second or additional language

If an interview is requested then three letters of recommendations on letterhead with original signatures will be required. If an offer is accepted then two official transcripts from institutions which graduate study has been undertaken will be required.

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Applicant Documents:

Required Documents

- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of References and Contact Information
- Teaching Statement

Optional Documents

- Other Supporting Documents
- Research Portfolio

Application Deadline: **This job posting has been closed.

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Director Wesley Curtis
Phone: 803-777-3867

Page Updated: 19-Feb-2020