University of Northern Iowa's Department of Languages and Literatures seeks applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of TESOL/Applied Linguistics, beginning August 2018. Teaching responsibilities include courses in linguistics, second language pedagogy, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, pedagogical English grammar, and TESOL Practicum for undergraduate and graduate TESOL majors. Areas of teaching and research include one or more of the following: general linguistics, second language acquisition and pedagogy, applied linguistics, and ESL/EFL education.
Ph.D. in Linguistics, Second Language Education, or related field
--The successful candidate will have experience teaching ESL/EFL students and/or pre-service second language teachers and be proficient in application of technology (for example, corpus linguistics) to language teaching.
--Demonstrated ability to teach full range of face-to-face and online courses in TESOL and applied linguistics.
-- Evidence of an active research agenda and record of teaching in English also required.
Desirable Qualifications: One or more of the following: teacher licensure in K-12 core subjects and/or ESL; advanced proficiency (ACTFL scale) / limited working proficiency (ILR scale) in an additional language; and demonstrated commitment to department service and community engagement.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: $52,000.00 to commensurate
Internal Number: 51511
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The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs.
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