The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a lecturer in TESOL/bilingual education. This position will be a joint position between the Teaching, Learning and Leadership (TLL) division and the Educational Linguistics (ELX) division. The primary responsibilities of the lecturer will be (1) to teach courses in the various teacher education programs housed at Penn GSE focused on issues of language diversity in education, (2) to serve as a liaison between the various teacher education programs, (3) to ensure program compliance with state certification requirements and (4) to serve as a general resource to the Penn GSE community on issues related to language diversity in education.
The Lecturer appointment is made on a one-year (12 months) contract, renewable up to three years.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees to Sarah Kaufman at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will begin reviewing applications on May 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Penn is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
The successful candidate will have a doctorate in TESOL, bilingual education or a related field and a PA ESL Program Specialist Certificate or a comparable certification from another state. They will also have substantial experience in preparing teachers to work with culturally and linguistically diverse schools and communities.
About Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
PennGSE is a small school of 38 tenured or tenure-track faculty. It is organized into six divisions: Educational Linguistics; Education Polcy; Higher Education; Human Development & Quantitative Methods; Literacy, Culture and International Education; and Teaching, Learning and Leadership.
We attempt to connect research and practice, and to mediate between the requirements of a leading research university on the one hand and those of institutions of education and schooling on the other. Over the years, we have enjoyed strengthened ties with both the strictly academic sectors of the University and the school systems of the region.