The School of Education invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English as a Second Language to start August 2017. This is a new permanent tenure track position. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Second Language Education, TESOL, or a closely related field.
The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students and a willingness to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curricula. The successful applicant is expected to pursue, establish, and maintain an active research program in the areas of English as a Second Language, Language and Culture, or Bilingual Education. This position will be responsible for helping to shepherd a new undergraduate minor in ENL through the approval process. The person would also help with advising ENL candidates at the graduate and undergraduate level and arranging clinical experiences as well as clinical practice placements. With release time for research, the standard teaching responsibility will be 3-3 courses per semester. Service to the university and the community, such as participating in committee work and tasks, is expected.
Applications must be submitted online. To apply, go to: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3483Please include a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three email addresses to request letters of reference. The review of applicants will begin February 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: • Ed.D or Ph.D in English as a New Language, Second Language Education, or a closely related field; • Minimum of three years of related teaching experience in P-12 schools; • Endorsement or certification in the field of ESOL (English to Speakers of New Languages), ENL (English as a New Language), or equivalent.
PREFERENCES INCLUDE: • Significant course work and/or experience in language acquisition; • Experience teaching multiple modalities (hybrid, online, site-based, and or intensive courses; • Significant course work and/or experience in assessment in second language learning and literacy; • Significant course work and or knowledge of socio-psycholinguistics related to reading instruction; • Experience teaching students of multiple language backgrounds, skill levels, and ages; • Excellence in teaching in higher education; • Demonstrated leadership skills.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary. Full benefits offered
IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The area is known for cultural, sports and recreational activities and has a low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast has an enrollment of approximately 5600 students and offers bachelors and masters degrees in a wide range of disciplines. The campus is committed to ...a student-centered learning environment, and actively supports students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university’s commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.