[lg policy] Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics/TESL position at the University of Texas at San Antonio

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 27 15:21:20 UTC 2012

orwarded From: Wayne Wright <wayne.wright at utsa.edu>
Date: Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 6:22 PM

 [BILING] Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics/TESL
position at the University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Visiting Assistant Professor
Applied Linguistics/TESL

The Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies in the College of
Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San
Antonio, seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of applied
linguistics/TESL for the Fall 2012 and/or Spring 2013 semesters,
pending budgetary approval. We seek a scholar with expertise in one or
more of the following areas: listening & speaking, computer assisted
language learning, second language acquisition, language and
content-area instruction, assessment, language teacher education,
research methods, sociolinguistics, or other related areas.

The department offers a Ph.D. in Culture, Literacy, and Language, a MA
in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), a MA in
Bicultural-Bilingual Studies with concentrations in bilingual
education and bicultural studies, a graduate certificate in TESL, and
a BA in Mexican American Studies.  It also provides undergraduate and
graduate programs for teacher certification as well as support courses
for other programs in the University.

Responsibilities include: Teach 3 graduate and/or undergraduate TESL
courses per semester, evaluate comprehensive examinations, supervise
internships, and other responsibilities as needed.

Required Qualifications: Doctorate in Applied Linguistics, Educational
Linguistics, Language & Literacy, Education or an appropriate
discipline. University-level teaching experience. Evidence of research
agenda in one of the areas listed above.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the
undergraduate and/or graduate level, proficiency in a language other
than English, ESL/EFL teaching experience, experience advising
graduate students, and evidence of publications in one or more of the
areas outlined above.

Appointment is Fall 2012 and/or Spring 2013, pending budgetary
approval, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. Teaching
opportunities for Summer 2013 may be available.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a
publication or writing sample, and names and contact information of
three referees to Dr. Wayne E. Wright, Chair, Visiting Assistant
Professor Search Committee, via the following e-mail address:
Sylvia.Hernandez2 at utsa.edu. For hire at the visiting assistant
professor level, ABD candidates must have completed the doctorate by
time of appointment.  A review of applications will begin July 15,
2012 and will continue until position is filled. Applicants who are
selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be
eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.
UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women,
minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged
to apply.

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