Professors in Education for Bilingual Education and ELLs
Brown University’s Department of Education seeks to hire a lecturer with expertise in language
acquisition, bilingual education, and/or teaching English Language Learners. The faculty member
will teach and advise students in the multi-disciplinary Education Studies undergraduate
concentration and an intensive one-year MAT program. The MAT program cultivates deep
partnerships with Providence area schools that have significant and growing numbers of emerging
The faculty member will teach graduate courses in teacher education; advise, mentor, and
supervise student teacher experiences; contribute to professional development of teachers at
partnership sites. The faculty member will also teach undergraduate courses in areas of expertise
related to language and education. The position is for a three-year renewable term with potential
for promotion and begins in Fall 2020.
Review of applications will begin January 31, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Please
apply on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/71482. Please include a letter of interest, curriculum
vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference. Questions regarding the
position can be directed to Laura Snyder (Laura_Snyder@brown.edu), Chair of the Search
Committee, and questions regarding the application process can be directed to Heather Johnson
(email@example.com). Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and
inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for
employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected
veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.
Applicants must have a master's degree or a doctorate in Education, Linguistics, Teaching English
to Speakers of Other Languages, or related content fields. A doctorate is preferred. Applicants
should have experience in K-12 teaching; teaching and supervision of new teachers; strong
knowledge of and expertise in the research and pedagogy on language acquisition for adolescent
emerging bilingual students; an ability to work closely and productively with school and university
colleagues; and a commitment to advancing educational equity in urban schools. Additionally, we
encourage applicants who bring professional expertise in supporting linguistic diversity and the
shifting student demographics in public schools; sustaining equitable, culturally responsive and
inclusive learning environments; supporting students with disabilities and learning differences;
promoting social-emotional development in adolescents; teacher preparation and development
across the career; and/or strengthening communities and networks of practice.
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