[Edling] Position announcement: Assistant Clinical Professor and TESOL Certification Programs Coordinator, University of Maryland

Jeff MacSwan macswan at umd.edu
Thu Sep 28 08:31:12 EDT 2017

Assistant Clinical Professor and TESOL Certification Programs Coordinator

The Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership is searching
for an Assistant Clinical Professor of Applied Linguistics and Language
Education who will serve as TESOL Certification Programs Coordinator,
working collaboratively with other faculty in the Division of Language,
Literacy, and Social Inquiry (LLSI) to coordinate the day-to-day activities
of two TESOL masters/PreK-12 certification programs and an undergraduate
TESOL minor, both on-campus and in local schools.  The TESOL Certification
Programs Coordinator assists in recruitment and program improvement
initiatives, completes TESOL-CAEP/SPA reports, state and national data
recording as requested by the College of Education, communicates regularly
with students about program requirements and opportunities, collaborates
with program partners, and performs other related duties. Responsibilities
include teaching and service in the department. This is professional track
9-month position with an additional 2-month compensated summer commitment.

Minimum Qualifications

·        Pre-K-12 classroom teaching experience.

·        PhD or EdD in TESOL, language education, applied linguistics, or
related field.

·        Evidence of ability to work with multiple stakeholders connected
to the teacher certification process. (e.g. Experience working
collaboratively with local schools and evidence of ability to manage
program details effectively.)

Preferred Qualifications

·        Experience teaching or conducting research on issues applicable to
culturally and linguistically diverse populations and underrepresented

·        Teaching expertise in pre-K-12 assessment, ESOL methods,
culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional learners, dual language
education, or multiliteracies.

·        Experience supervising teaching candidates.

·        Experience teaching and advising in a teacher education program at
the master’s level.

·        A demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentorship, including
working with students and groups from underrepresented backgrounds.

·        Experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and
students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity.

All applications will be processed through the University of Maryland
eTerp2 system. Screening will begin on *December 1, 2017* and will continue
until the positions are filled.  For best consideration, applicants should
submit their materials by this date.  Candidates should upload their
application materials to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/54848, to include
(1) a cover letter describing their qualifications for the position, (2) a
curriculum vitae, (3) a brief statement of teaching experience, (4) a
sample syllabus, and (5) names and contact information for three
professional references who will be contacted electronically for letters.
For questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee
Chair, Melinda Martin-Beltran (memb at umd.edu). For questions about the
online application process, please contact Maria Somarriba (msomarri at umd.edu

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy
of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any
employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation,
physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin,
marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities
and women are encouraged to apply.


Jeff MacSwan, PhD

Professor, Applied Linguistics and Language Education

Co-Director, Multilingual Research Center

Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership

University of Maryland

3942 Campus Drive, Room 2223

College Park, MD 20742

URL:  http://www.terpconnect.umd.edu/~macswan/

Editor, *International Multilingual Research Journal

*New Publications:*

MacSwan, J., Thompson, M., Rolstad, K., McAlister, K., & Lobo, G. (2017). Three
Theories of the Effects of Language Education Programs: An Empirical
Evaluation of Bilingual and English-Only Policies
<http://www.terpconnect.umd.edu/~macswan/macswanetal2017.pdf>. *Annual
Review of Applied Linguistic*s, 37, 218-240. DOI: 10.1017/S0267190517000137

MacSwan, J. (2017). A multilingual perspective on translanguaging
<http://www.terpconnect.umd.edu/~macswan/macswan2017.pdf>. *American
Educational Research Journal*, 54(1), 167–201. DOI: 10.3102/0002831216683935
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