Required qualifications: Doctoral degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field. ABD applicants will be considered if all requirements for the PhD will be completed by August 15, 2017. If all requirements for the doctoral degree are not completed by August 15, 2017, a term, non-tenure track appointment may be offered in accordance with University policy http://policies.siu.edu/personnel_policies/chapter2/ch2-faps/conting.php. Demonstrated ability to mentor and supervise graduate and/or undergraduate research and writing in the area of expertise; evidence of an active research agenda in TESOL; evidence of excellence in ESL/EFL-related teaching; demonstrated ability to teach a range of graduate and undergraduate TESOL-related courses; exceptional English language fluency and communication skills.
Preferred qualifications: A strong publication record; experience advising graduate students and teaching TESOL courses at the graduate level; experience teaching English in the US and/or abroad; evidence of expertise in two or more of the following: language teacher training, L2 listening, L2 speaking, classroom-based research, bilingual/minority language education, working with child or young adult (K-12) populations in ESL/EFL teaching and/or research, Computer Assisted Language Learning.
Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application; CV; 3 letters of support from individuals with current knowledge of your scholarly activities, at least one of which addresses your teaching; research statement of no more than two pages; statement of teaching philosophy of no more than two pages; evaluations of past courses; and transcripts of graduate work (unofficial transcripts are acceptable). Send materials via email to LingHires@siu.edu or via US mail to the following:
Vicki Carstens, Chair, Department of Linguistics, 1000 Faner Drive, Mail Code 4517, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901
Application deadline: February 15, 2017 or until filled.
SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.