[lg policy] Job: Bilingual Teacher Education at UT San Antonio

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 14 16:55:02 UTC 2010

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Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Bilingual Teacher Education with a secondary focus in Cultural Studies

The Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies at The University of
Texas at San Antonio, seeks a specialist in language minority
education with broad knowledge of and record of research on bilingual
education, bilingualism, biliteracy, cultural studies, and/or
biculturalism, for a position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor to
begin Fall 2011. The Department offers a Bachelor of Arts in Mexican
American Studies, a Master of Arts with concentrations in Bicultural
Studies or Bicultural-Bilingual Education, a Master of Arts in
Teaching English as a Second Language, and a Ph.D. program in Culture,
Literacy, and Language. It also provides undergraduate and graduate
programs for teacher certification as well as support courses for
other programs in the University.

Responsibilities include: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses
including, but not limited to bilingual education, assessment of
bilingual students, cultural studies, anthropology of education,
multicultural education, offered at either the UTSA Downtown Campus,
the 1604 Campus, or at a public school, day and/or evening; advise
undergraduate and graduate students; conduct an active research
agenda; and provide support to the teacher-training program.

Required Qualifications: Doctorate or ABD with specialization in
bilingual/bicultural education, biliteracy, assessment of bilingual
students, anthropology of education, applied linguistics, sociology of
education, Chicana/o studies, ethnic studies, cultural studies, or
closely related area. Record of research and/or publication in one or
more of the following areas: bilingual education, language minority
education, cultural pluralism, linguistic diversity, cultural studies.
Experience teaching and/or working with EC-12 populations. Proficiency
in Spanish and English.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience conducting research in public
schools (EC-12). Research interests in bilingual education,
assessment, language minority education, cultural pluralism,
linguistic diversity, or cultural studies. Experience in conducting
research among U.S. Latina/o populations. Multiple years teaching
experience (EC-12). Experience securing and working with funded
projects. Ability to teach courses in Spanish. University teaching
experience, particularly in teacher preparation programs or cultural
studies departments.

Appointment: For hire at the assistant professor level. ABD candidates
must have completed the doctorate by August 15, 2011. ABD applicants
close to completion will be considered at rank of Instructor. Salary
is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience,
pending budgetary approval.

Application: Applicants must submit a) a letter of application
addressing qualifications, including Spanish proficiency; b)
curriculum vitae; c) two publications or samples of scholarly writing;
and d) the names and contact information (including email) of three
references to: Dr. Ellen R. Clark, Chair, Search Committee, Department
of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, College of Education and Human
Development, The University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle,
San Antonio, Texas 78249-0653. Applications will be accepted by U.S.
mail or electronically at ellen.clark at utsa.edu with subject: “Faculty
position in Bicultural-Bilingual Teacher Education.” Applicants who
are selected for an interview must be able to show proof that they
will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of
hire. The review of applications will begin October 18, 2010, and will
continue until the position is filled.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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