21.4583, Jobs: Applied Ling; Functional Ling: Lecturer/Director, U of Rochester

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Subject: 21.4583, Jobs: Applied Ling; Functional Ling: Lecturer/Director, U of Rochester

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Date: 15-Nov-2010
From: Kathleen Picciano [kathleen.picciano at rochester.edu]
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Functional Linguistics: Lecturer/Director, University of Rochester, NY, USA
 

	
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Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 11:45:47
From: Kathleen Picciano [kathleen.picciano at rochester.edu]
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Functional Linguistics: Lecturer/Director, University of Rochester, NY, USA

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University or Organization: University of Rochester 
Department: College Writing Program
Job Location: New York, USA 
Web Address: http://rochester.edu
Job Rank: Lecturer/Director  

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Functional Linguistics


Description:

The Writing Program at the University of Rochester invites applications for
a 3-year-renewable ESOL Director position with specialization in ESOL, to
begin Fall 2011. A terminal degree (M.A., M.A.T., or Ph.D.) in TESOL,
Education, Applied Linguistics, Functional Linguistics, Writing Studies,
Composition/Rhetoric or related field is required. ABDs will be considered.
We seek candidates with experience in program administration, an
established primary commitment to teaching, as well as an interest in
research. Experience working with students in scientific disciplines is a
plus. Eleven-month contract.

Position responsibilities include working under the direction of the
College Writing Program to administrate the undergraduate ESOL Program,
including such activities as

-  teaching ESOL Speaking & Listening and Reading & Writing courses and/or
first-year composition in our interdisciplinary, theme-based writing
program (2/2 load);
-  collaborating with the Writing Program to develop/strengthen the ESOL
curriculum;
-  designing and facilitating ESOL workshops for students, writing instructors,
tutors, and faculty in the disciplines;
-  working with faculty and staff across the college to address the needs
of undergraduate ESOL students;
-  conducting assessments for placement into ESOL courses and for course
and program evaluation;
-  hiring assessment raters and/or instructors; and, more generally,
-  helping us to strengthen the ESOL Program.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, examples of scholarly work,
and three letters of recommendation to the address below. Application
review will begin November 30, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong
commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from
candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.


Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2010 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Ms. Jan Waxman 
	College Writing Program 
	Rush Rhees Library, Room G121 
	University of Rochester 
	Rochester, NY 14627-0058 
	USA  
Contact Information:
	Kathleen Picciano 
	Email: kathleen.picciano at rochester.edu 



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