25.4332, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Arizona
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Subject: 25.4332, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Arizona
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Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:25:22
From: Jonathon Reinhardt [jonrein at email.arizona.edu]
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: University of Arizona
Department: English Department
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Job Title: Assistant Professor in English specializing in TESL and Applied Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)
The University of Arizona English Language/Linguistics (EL/L) Program in the
Department of English invites applications for an assistant professor
(tenure-track) in TESL (Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language) and
Applied Linguistics specializing in one or more of the following areas:
community ESL, L2 assessment, research methods, curriculum and materials
development, teacher development, and/or descriptive and pedagogical grammar.
The position, to start August 2015, will become a member of our graduate
faculty, teaching and advising MA students in EL/L (TESL) and PhD students in
Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, with a yearly teaching load of 2-2
(nine-month contract). The position will participate in program initiatives to
develop local, regional, and international partnerships for internships, study
abroad, and scholarly exchange. The position will also be expected to
collaborate across the Department, College, and University on research,
educational, and outreach initiatives, for example with CESL, the university’s
Intensive English Program and CERCLL, the university’s Nat’l Foreign Language
Resource Center. The duties of the position include:
- Teaching MA and PhD level graduate courses in areas of specialization and
undergraduate courses in TESL-related topics when needed.
- Conducting an active program of professional research and publication.
- Advising master’s and doctoral students on professional activity,
employment, research, and publication in TESL and applied linguistics.
- Collaborating with colleagues across the Department, College, and University
on research, educational, and outreach initiatives.
- Contributing service to the Department, College, University, and community.
A Ph.D. in TESOL, Applied or Educational Linguistics, or a related field is
required. ABD candidates will be considered if they provide evidence of degree
in hand by the time of appointment.
The Department of English is a vibrant intellectual community with strong
interdisciplinary connections across the university. As an equal opportunity
and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the
power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with
varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. M/W/D/V.
The position is open until filled, and application review will begin on
November 24, 2014. Interested candidates should apply online at the
application website below, and upload a letter of interest, a curriculum
vitae, two writing samples, and a teaching philosophy. Please send your
dossier electronically with at least three letters of recommendation to the
TESL Hiring Committee, care of Ms. Stephanie Pearmain (application email
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: pearmain at email.arizona.edu
Web Address for Applications: www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=214182
Dr. Jonathon Reinhardt
Email: jonrein at email.arizona.edu
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