Professors in Education for Bilingual Education and ELLs
The English & Modern Languages (EML) Department seeks a tenure-track faculty member specializing in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Second Language (L2) Pedagogy. The successful candidate will teach courses in linguistics, research methods, SLA, and L2 Pedagogy offered in the English B.A. and M.A. programs, create new courses in their area of scholarly and professional interest, provide service to the Department, College, and the University, and conduct research. EML is a blended department that seeks to expand its interdisciplinary connections in teaching and research as well as to further diversify its students’ professionalization. As such, it welcomes candidates who have the ability to work across the disciplines already residing in the Department or the ability to add to the current disciplinary and professionalizing offerings.
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A complete application requires a cover letter, a Student Success statement, a CV, a teaching self-reflection, three letters of reference, and copies of graduate transcripts.
The position is open until filled. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, service, and research that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. First consideration will be given to applications completed by the end of business day on October 3, 2022. Contact Dr. Olga Griswold with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org. AA/EOE.
A doctoral degree in Second Language Studies, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related field from an accredited institution. (Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position).
A commitment to and a record of contributions to student success through applicant’s teaching, scholarship, and/or service. See the application site for more details.
Ability to effectively teach courses in linguistics, research methods, second language acquisition (SLA), and L2 pedagogy as evidenced by prior teaching, teaching assistantship, and/or graduate coursework appearing on the transcript.
Ability to work productively and constructively with highly diverse student populations.
A viable research agenda and the potential for publication in the field of the candidate’s professional and scholarly expertise.
We are seeking candidates who demonstrate experience using culturally responsive pedagogy that leads to equitable outcomes for all students and who are able to create an inclusive, student-centered environment for learning and mentoring.
As a blended department, EML seeks to expand its interdisciplinary connections in teaching and research and to further diversify the professionalization opportunities for its students. As such, evidence of expertise in ONE of the following secondary areas is desirable but not required for a successful candidate:
Familiarity with the field of Communicative Disorders/Speech & Language Pathology.
Research and/or teaching experience in corpus linguistics.
Ability to teach courses in the Chinese language and culture.
Ability to teach courses in the French language and culture.
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