Job: TESOL at the University of Georgia

Francis Hult francis.hult at
Fri Oct 3 06:08:49 UTC 2014

English Education
TESOL & World Language
Reading, Writing, Children’s
     Literature & Digital Literacies

College of Education
Department of Language & Literacy Education<>

315 Aderhold Hall
Athens, Georgia 30602-7123
LLE Department: 706-542-4526<tel:706-542-4526>
Reading Clinic: 706-542-7866<tel:706-542-7866>
FAX: 706-542-3817<tel:706-542-3817>


The Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor in TESOL. The position begins in August 2015. Clinical faculty<> members are full-time faculty members eligible for promotion who have a strong academic background, professional experience in K-12 contexts, and a commitment to teacher education (learn more at:

The Department of Language and Literacy Education has a faculty recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise. This clinical position is affiliated with the TESOL and World Language Education focal area (TWLE), which has a dynamic and diverse faculty who work closely together. The position includes teaching online and face-to-face courses within the candidate’s area of expertise and coordinating an ESOL endorsement program. Information about the department and its focus areas is available at:<>.

The University of Georgia (<>) is consistently ranked among the nation’s leading public research universities and seeks to sustain and advance this history of success through the recruitment and retention of an excellent and diverse faculty. The University of Georgia offers a competitive compensation package with an affordable cost of living, an attractive location in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in close proximity to Atlanta, a mild climate, and an excellent quality of life in a vibrant multicultural community.

The College of Education at The University of Georgia has over 200 faculty members, enrolls nearly 5,000 students (50% undergraduate, 50% graduate) per semester, and supports graduate programs perennially ranked among those at the nation’s top 20 universities.


●      An earned doctorate in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Bilingual Education, or a related field by August 2015;

●      At least 5 years of professional experience in the field of TESOL, including public school experience;

●      Commitment to working with emergent bilingual learners in diverse and multicultural contexts;

●      Experience with online instruction and various multimedia tools/environments;

●      Interest in clinical fieldwork, teacher education programs, and school-university partnerships.


●      Teach undergraduate and graduate courses for candidates seeking an endorsement and/or initial certification in TESOL;

●      Provide instructional leadership and mentoring to part-time instructors of ESOL endorsement and certification courses;

●      Advise undergraduate and graduate students in the program and communicate with the undergraduate advisor in Student Services;

●      Contribute to administering endorsement and certification programs;

●      Maintain working relationships with local schools.

Application Procedure: Please submit applications as a single PDF file that includes (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) one sample course syllabus related to TESOL area of expertise, (4) teaching evaluations.  These materials, plus 3 confidential letters of reference, should be sent electronically to Ms. Dianne Fields, bfields at<mailto:bfields at>.  Please use “Clinical TESOL Search” in the subject line of your submission.  A transcript from the applicant’s terminal degree institution will be required from finalists.

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2014 until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to the search chair, Dr. Victoria Hasko, at vhasko at<mailto:vhasko at>.

The availability of this position is contingent upon availability of funding.
The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity EEO/AA Institution. Protected veterans and individuals with disability are encouraged to apply. Georgia is an Open Records state. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the search chair
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