Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor, American Cultures & English

Location
Middletown, Ohio
Posted
May 30, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

English and American Cultures & English Program:  Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor (possible multiple positions) jointly appointed in English and the American Cultures & English Program (ACE) to teach introductory ESL composition courses and basic speaking/listening courses to international students; work with program directors and faculty to shape and develop the academic and cultural transition of international students; participate in activities related to instructor training; implement initiatives related to course assessment; and participate in technology initiatives and program development.  

Required: PhD (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor), MA (for appointment as Instructor); specialization in TESOL; knowledge of research and/or graduate study in TESOL theory and practices; experience teaching speaking and writing/composition at multiple tiers in ESL composition and/or English language programs. Miami University will not sponsor for H1B work authorization for the 2017-18 year.  
 

Desired: experience with digital writing instruction and computer-assisted language learning.

For more information about the program, see:   http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/departments/english/academics/additional-undergraduate-information/first-year-composition/english-second-language-students/index.html and http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/programs/ace/

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=4293.

Inquiries may be directed to Sara Pate at sara.pate@miamioh.edu.  Screening of applications will begin June 5, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

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