The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program at the George Washington University (https://eap.columbian.gwu.edu/) invites applications for a non-tenure Teaching Assistant Professor position (3-year contract with the possibility of renewal), beginning as early as July 1, 2018.
Basic Qualifications: A doctoral degree or ABD in a relevant field (such as Teaching English as a Second Language, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Composition-Rhetoric/Writing Studies, or a closely related field) with all requirements for the doctorate completed by date of appointment; specialized experience teaching second language writing in a higher educational context; and evidence of excellence in teaching, as demonstrated by evaluations, peer reviews, etc. Successful candidates are expected have an understanding of current research that informs pedagogical best practices and an active presence in the field.
Responsibilities: The faculty member will be expected to teach all levels of EAP, assist in program administration and instructional coordination, as well as develop new courses and programs in a rapidly growing EAP program. Academic rank will be Teaching Assistant Professor, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply: Complete the online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/46968 and upload a cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy and interest, and copies of course evaluations. In addition, candidates invited for interviews will be asked to send a teaching portfolio and at least three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on December 4, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.
Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
The mission of the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program is to socialize international students who speak English as a second or additional language into our academic discourse community by helping them build an academic skill set that will benefit them in their GW coursework and professional career. Our program also plays a key role in the university's efforts to internationalize and engage... the global perspectives of the GW community. We strongly believe that GW's international students are a rich resource for global engagement in our campus teaching and learning environments.