Assistant Professor – Tenure Track Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Department of English College of Liberal Arts
Teach the equivalent of 12 hours per semester in undergraduate and graduate TESOL and English courses that may include Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, History of the English Language, English Grammar, Research in TESOL, Practicum in TESOL and Methods, Assessment, Curriculum, Techniques for Teaching ESOL/ELL, Composition
Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
Maintain active scholarly work in the field
Serve on university, college, and department level committees
Ph.D. in Literacy and Multiculturalism, Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Doctorate of Education in TESOL, or closely related field or ABD in one of the above areas (with Ph.D. by August 2018) (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university).
Secondary area of specialization open, which may include: intercultural communication, computer-assisted learning, literacy instruction, learning and instruction, composition and rhetoric
Experience teaching at the college/university level as a graduate assistant, instructor or above
Demonstrated evidence of scholarly work, i.e. research and/or publications
Demonstrated strong English communication skills
Demonstrated evidence of successful online teaching and/or online course development
Demonstrated ability or potential to incorporate technology into the face-to-face classroom and to teach blended, ITV and online courses.
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
Application Deadline: This position is available August 1, 2018 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by February 2, 2018.
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