Job: Research Associate (LEAD Division) at CAL

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Research Associate

Division/Program: Language Education and Academic Development (LEAD),
Language in Society

Hours per week: A full-time commitment of 35 hours per week (negotiable)

Salary:   $46,000 to $60,000 FTE per annum, depending upon qualifications

Position Available: Immediately


Work as part of a team on technical assistance and professional
development projects in the areas of bilingual language and literacy
learning in Ghana and education of English learners K-12 in the U.S.


*       Participate in developing language and literacy curriculum and
reading materials for early childhood education in Ghana

*       Participate in developing training on early literacy for
teachers and teacher educators in Ghana

*       Plan and conduct professional development workshops for
teachers related to sheltered instruction

*       Assist in proposal development

*       Respond to inquiries about projects

*       Carry out other tasks as assigned

NOTE:  Some travel will be required.


Education: Must have at least a master's degree in ESL or related
discipline. Ph.D. preferred.

Experience: Must have at least five years of teaching experience in
the U.S; must be knowledgeable about the development of language and
literacy in second-language learners in K-12 classrooms in the U.S.;
must have experience working in a developing country, preferably in
West Africa; must have good writing skills (in English),
organizational, and computer skills; and must be able to work both
independently and with colleagues.


CAL offers a comfortable work environment with competitive
compensation and an excellent benefits package. We are conveniently
located two blocks from the Tenleytown/AU Metro Station on the Red

The Center for Applied Linguistics is an equal opportunity employer
and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based upon race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, handicap,
or any other reason not related to employment.

In accordance with INS regulations, all successful applicants will be
required to show proof of their legal right to accept employment in
the United States.


4646 40th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20016-1859
ATTN: Phyllis Tate, Recruitment 08-20

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