[lg policy] UMN faculty search. Please share widely!

Miriam E Ebsworth mee1 at nyu.edu
Fri Aug 14 20:40:17 UTC 2015

Hi Kendall,

I'll be sure to promote this.
What a lucky person to be working with you!

Miss you mucho.

Much love to you and yours,
Miriam (and big hug from Tim too!)

Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth, PhD
Dir. of PhD & Post-MA Programs in Multilingual Multicultural Studies
NYU Steinhardt,
316 East Building
New York, NY 10003

Research Editor: Journal of Writing and Pedagogy
Chair, NABE Research SIG Advisory Board
Co-chair, ELL Think Tank

office phone: (212) 998-5195
office fax: (212) 995-3636

On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 7:43 AM, Kendall King <kendall at umn.edu> wrote:

> *Assistant Professor*
> *Department of Curriculum and Instruction*
> *College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota*
> The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education and
> Human Development, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, invites nominations
> and applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Second Language
> Education. This is a full-time tenure-track position in a highly regarded
> college of a major urban research university beginning Fall Semester 2016.
> This faculty member will contribute to the research, teaching, and service
> in the program and department. Located in the culturally diverse cities of
> Minneapolis and Saint Paul, the University offers a multitude of
> opportunities for research and engagement in communities statewide.
> Additional information about the College and department can be found at
> <http://www.education.umn.edu>www.cehd.umn.edu; C&I department
> <http://education.umn.edu/ci/>www.cehd.umn.edu/ci/.
> The Twin Cities offer a vibrant and rich environment for second language
> education research and teaching. Schools and communities have a wide range
> of innovative ESL programs serving our many and varied minority language
> communities. Minnesota also has a strong history of offering strong
> school-based world language education programs, and the state boasts 90+
> language immersion and bilingual programs in 8 languages serving both
> majority and minority language students as well as indigenous language
> learners.
> The Second Language Education (SLE) program is committed to supporting
> outstanding language education for all students. The individual will work
> with pre-service and in-service language teachers (in at least two of the
> following areas: ESL, world language, immersion or bilingual education) as
> well as Ph.D., M.A., and M.Ed. students in language education. Our
> graduates assume leadership roles locally, nationally, and internationally
> as university faculty members, educational leaders, policy makers,
> researchers, and teachers.
> *Minimum Essential Qualifications:*
> ·       Knowledge of and commitment to second language education across a
> range of fields (ESL, world language, bilingual education, immersion
> education).
> ·       An earned doctorate in second language education, applied
> linguistics, or a closely related field. Applications from ABD candidates
> may be considered provided the individual is on track to complete the
> doctorate by August 29, 2016.
> ·       At least one year of teaching in or involvement with
> second/world/immersion/bilingual language education in K-12 settings in the
> U.S.
> ·       Evidence of a commitment to educational access for minority
> language learners and equality of access to world language instruction for
> all students.
> ·       Language proficiency in at least one other language in addition
> to English.
> *Preferred Qualifications:*
> ·       A record of publication and efforts to obtain external funding
> commensurate with the applicant’s professional status.
> ·       Evidence of a commitment to teaching, research, and working with
> P-16 schools in multicultural urban settings, and interest in the social,
> cultural, or linguistic contexts of schools.
> ·       Background and interest in teaching courses outside the SLE
> program in curriculum and instruction (e.g., research methodology).
> ·       Research and teaching expertise focused on contexts, practices,
> policies, and/or processes of world or second language teaching and
> learning.
> ·       Demonstrated experience using technology to enhance language
> teaching and learning, particularly online teaching.
> *Specific responsibilities of the individual hired include*, but are not
> limited to:
> *Research *(40%):  Articulate and implement a strong agenda of basic and
> applied scholarship pertinent to second language education, maintaining a
> commitment to securing external funds to support scholarly inquiry. It is
> expected that the candidate will develop a strong record of publication.
> *Teaching and Advising *(40%):  Contribute to the teaching and advising
> of undergraduate minor, initial licensure students, and graduate students
> (practicing teachers, M.A., M.Ed. and Ph.D. students) in the SLE program.
> The individual will be expected to teach four courses per academic year
> with summer teaching opportunities available.
> *Service *(20%):  Make strong contributions to the ongoing activities of
> the SLE program, the department, the College, and the University.
> Participate in community service and/or other outreach and public
> engagement activities and in the activities of relevant professional
> organizations.
> *Appointment Details: *The individual hired will be appointed to a
> full-time, 9-month position beginning August 2016. Salary is competitive
> and commensurate with experience.
> *Application Process:* The position will remain open until filled. Review
> of applications will begin October 15, 2015. Completed applications must
> include a letter addressing qualifications, a curriculum vitae, an academic
> transcript, and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three
> references. The entire application process is online; announcement and
> instructions can be found at http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/. For
> additional information, contact the search committee chair, Diane J. Tedick
> at djtedick at umn.edu or 612.625.1081.
> *The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons
> have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without
> regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital
> status, disability, public assistance, veteran status, or sexual
> orientation*.
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