The English and Linguistics Department at Purdue Fort Wayne invites applications for a tenure-track position specializing in TESOL/applied linguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position will require teaching of courses in the TENL (Teaching English as a New Language) Certificate program with an emphasis on TESOL pedagogy and sociolinguistics for the certificate/licensure program and our Linguistics program. Courses of instruction include (but are not limited to) undergraduate and graduate-level Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, and introductory courses in linguistics for majors and minors as well as for general education.
This position is contingent on funding.
Ph.D. in Linguistics/General Linguistics with TESOL emphasis
EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT ON A SATISFACTORY BACKGROUND RECORDS CHECK.
Preferred qualifications: While the specialty area is open, we are particularly interested in those who can relate their work directly to minority language communities and/or second language acquisition. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated work in minority language communities and engaged in language documentation and conservation and/or whose expertise is related to Applied Linguistics and/or TESOL.
Application Deadline: Screening will begin on October 30, 2018 (opened until filled)
A letter of application
A 1-2 Page teaching philosophy
Evidence of teaching effectiveness
A 1-2 page philosophy of linguistics
Three letters of reference
One sample of scholarly writing
All candidates who are interviewed should prepare a 45-60 minute instructional student presentation.
Purdue University Fort Wayne is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Purdue University Fort Wayne
Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) is the largest university in northeast Indiana offering 25 graduate and more than 100 prestigious Purdue University undergraduate degrees and certificates. More than 10,000 students of diverse ages, races, and nationalities belong to the Purdue University Fort Wayne family. We seek to develop and nurture that diversity by maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fostering tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect. The 688-acre campus in Fort Wayne is home to over 8,000 degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Through Purdue University Fort Wayne's partnerships with area high schools, more than 2,000 high school students take dual-credit courses, simultaneously earning both high school and college credits. Purdue University Fort Wayne is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about us at PFW.edu.