Assistant/Associate Professor in Second Language Education and TESOL

Job description

Job ID: 42252

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 10/02/2017


Florida State University’s School of Teacher Education in the College of Education invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant/associate professor position in Second Language and TESOL Education. The position will begin in August 2018 and offers the opportunity to work in a research university with accomplished and innovative faculty committed to transforming the field of education. For more information about the college, visit


Major responsibilities include: engaging in a promising and clearly-defined research agenda and publishing in the field of TESOL, Second Language Education (SLE), or Second Language Acquisition (SLA); teaching graduate courses in TESOL, SLE, SLA, ESOL, and Applied Linguistics; mentoring graduate students and directing doctoral dissertations; seeking external funding; assisting in program coordination in collaboration with program faculty; and service to the department, college, university, and profession.


An earned doctorate in Second Language Education, Language, Literacy and Culture, or a related field by August 2018.
A strong record of scholarship as indicated by peer reviewed journal publications, conference presentations, and collaborative projects.
A research agenda that operates within a strong theoretical and empirical approach to understanding second language development within instructional settings.
Experience teaching courses in SLE, TESOL, ESOL, or Applied Linguistics.
Advanced proficiency in English and a language other than English.


Experience teaching English language learners in K-12 and second and foreign language settings.
Experience collaborating with Modern Language Departments and/or K-12 Schools.
Strong communication, collaboration, and organization skills.
Experience teaching courses in an online platform.

Contact Info

Dr. Lama Jaber, [email protected]

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
In addition to the online application, candidates should submit an application package that includes: letter of application, curriculum vita, names of three references with contact information, and statement of teaching and research interests to our application coordinator: Ms. Terry Graves, Administrative Specialist, School of Teacher Education, G112 Stone Building, 1114 W. Call Street, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4459. These materials may also be sent electronically to [email protected]
For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2017 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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Posted: 8/22/2017
Application Due: 10/2/2017
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