Assistant/Associate Professor Position, The University of Texas at Austin

Francis Hult francis.hult at
Wed Apr 1 16:49:55 UTC 2009

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Foreign Language Education/English as a Second/Foreign Language

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Curriculum and Instruction invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position starting in either fall, 2009 or spring, 2010. The FLE program includes MA and PhD programs in Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language, Foreign Language Education with a focus on various languages, and Applied Linguistics.

The position includes graduate courses in the FLE program and undergraduate teacher education courses in ESL as well as directing the research of MA and PhD students. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in Foreign Language Education, Applied Linguistics, TESL/TEFL or related field and demonstrate expertise in effective language teaching practices as well as an active related research agenda.  Preferred research and teaching areas include: language assessment, the application of technology to second/foreign language teaching, the role of culture in language learning and teaching, and second language reading and writing.  Additional responsibilities include scholarly research and writing, obtaining external funding for research and development projects, student advisement, and service to the department, college,
University, profession, and the public.

Salary will be competitive based on education, experience, and the University's salary schedule. Send letter of application, current
vita, and letters of reference to Elaine K. Horwitz, Search Committee Chair, FLE, SZB 528, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, 1 University Station D6500, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712. Application review begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

The University of Texas is a research university located in a diverse and rapidly growing urban setting.  UT serves approximately 50,000 students, 3,500 of whom are enrolled within the College of Education.  The Department of Curriculum and Instruction plays a principal role in a large undergraduate teacher education program, in collaboration with other colleges on campus and with local school districts, which emphasizes the use of instructional technology and preparation for diverse instructional settings. The department also offers both masters and doctoral-level programs, encouraging cutting-edge research and multidisciplinary collaboration.  Our department has a strong commitment to issues of equity in education, effective and innovative learning technology, and field-based teacher education and is developing a collaborative area of concentration on teacher education research. More information about the department is available online at  More ab!
 out the Foreign Language Education programs can be found at

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