26.1897, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Morphology; Phonology: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Subject: 26.1897, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Morphology; Phonology: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:01:32
From: Lynn Schaefer [axlschae at illinois.edu]
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Morphology; Phonology: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 
University or Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA 
Web Address: http://linguistics.illinois.edu
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics/ESL
Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Visiting Assistant Professor; Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Morphology; Phonology 

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor for
the 2015-2016 academic year, with a target start date of August 16, 2015. PhD
must in hand by July 15, 2015.  The position will be full-time (2 courses per
semester), nine month appointments, paid over twelve months.  Salary will be
commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will teach graduate and
undergraduate courses related to the MATESL degree, courses in relevant areas
of second language studies, and/or ESL courses.

Primary teaching responsibility related to Applied/Pedagogical Phonology and
Morphology for TESL, with other courses to be determined in consultation with
the head of the department. 

The MATESL program is the oldest existing MATESL program in the US and will
celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015.  ESL has been taught at Illinois since
1947.  Illinois is a leader in international student education and has the
largest international student population of any public university in the
nation, with over 9,800 international students representing 115 countries (14%
of the student body).  The Department of Linguistics serves the needs of our
international NNS by offering approximately 60 sections of ESL per semester,
including pronunciation, 7 levels of ESL writing at both the undergraduate and
graduate levels, and courses for our International Teaching Assistant
population. 

Minimum Qualifications

- A PhD in hand by July 15, 2015, with specialization in Applied Linguistics,
Second Language Studies, ESL/ELL/TESOL, or a related field;
- Demonstrated evidence of research including a publication record and an
active research agenda related to the position;
- A minimum of two years of experience teaching ESL/EFL or related courses;
- Evidence of excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience in teacher education related to field of application;
- Evidence of successful second language learning;
- Experience related to computers and language learning and/or
technology-enhanced research;
- International work/life experience.

To apply, please create your candidate profile at the application website
below and upload your application materials: application letter, CV, teaching
evaluations or other evidence of excellence in teaching, a writing sample, and
the names and contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional
references. Referees (or Interfolio) will be contacted electronically by the
department within 2-3 days of submission of the application. Only electronic
applications submitted through the application website will be accepted.  To
ensure full consideration, all required applicant materials must be received
no later than April 30, 2015; reference letters must be received no later than
May 7, 2015.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact
slcl-hr at illinois.edu. You may also visit http://www.linguistics.illinois.edu
for additional information.         

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color,
national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a
qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with
diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity
and inclusivity. (http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).



Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2015 
	  
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.illinois.edu 
Contact Information:
	Lynn Schaefer 
	Email: axlschae at illinois.edu 
	Phone: 2172445948 


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