Tenure-Track Position: Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics/TESOL
The Department of English at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics/TESOL.
Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate, graduate and/or cross-listed courses in Linguistics/TESOL in an NCATE/CAEP nationally recognized program. Participate in the activities and service of the department and university. Utilize effective teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners. Position entails teaching 3 courses per semester. This is a tenure track, full-time, 10-month position.
Minimum Qualifications: Evidence of successful teaching skills plus a Ph.D./earned doctorate or ABD in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Bilingual Education, or a closely related field from an accredited institution. If ABD, doctoral degree must be completed by hire date. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of scholarly/research potential, and provide evidence of successful teaching experience in either applied linguistics, TESOL, and/or EFL teacher preparation programs at the graduate or undergraduate level, and/or experience teaching international, ELL and/or ESL learners.
Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Interested candidates must possess graduate training in theoretical and applied linguistics; exhibit familiarity with CAEP/TESOL standards for teacher preparation, and demonstrate evidence of effective teaching of diverse/international students from multiple linguistic backgrounds. Candidates should additionally provide demonstrated evidence of the following: experience teaching a range of courses in applied linguistics, TESOL methodology and/or EFL pedagogy in face-to-face and/or online formats; success and record of ongoing research and professional development initiatives; ability to work collaboratively across university and international partnerships in program/curriculum development; furnish evidence of collaborative potential in planning, implementing, and evaluating program performance standards; demonstrate a team-oriented willingness to participate in programmatic innovation, and finally, exhibit knowledge and ability to participate in ongoing accreditation processes.
Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in sub-areas to include but not limited to: sociolinguistics/American dialectology, language teaching pedagogy, and/or quantitative research methodologies in applied linguistics are preferred.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online via Salisbury University's online employment application system at http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ and submit the following: 1). A letter of application which outlines in detail your educational history/background/course training, research interests, teaching experience and credentials pertinent to the posted position, 2). Curriculum Vitae. 3. Additionally, please have three (3) blind letters of reference, provided directly from your professional references or by an online Credential Service Provider sent directly to Ms. Clacie Hubbard at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about the position should be addressed to the search chair, Dr. Anjali Pandey at: email@example.com. All other documents provided in support of applications must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via E-mail.
Applications submitted by February 24, 2017 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 12, 2017.
This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University is a member of the University System of Maryland. It is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation's top colleges and 'best values' by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger's Personal Finance and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.
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