Assistant Professor, TESOL / Applied Linguistics
University of Northern Iowa's Department of Languages and Literatures seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of TESOL/Applied Linguistics, beginning August 2018. Teaching responsibilities include courses in linguistics, second language pedagogy, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, pedagogical English grammar, and TESOL Practicum for undergraduate and graduate TESOL majors. Areas of teaching and research include one or more of the following: general linguistics, second language acquisition and pedagogy, applied linguistics, and ESL/EFL education.
UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct by interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.
The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Second Language Education, or related field. The successful candidate will have experience teaching ESL/EFL students and/or pre-service second language teachers and be proficient in application of technology (for example, corpus linguistics) to language teaching. Additional requirements include demonstrated ability to teach full range of face-to-face and online courses in TESOL and applied linguistics. Evidence of an active research agenda and record of teaching in English also required.
Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following: teacher licensure in K-12 core subjects and/or ESL; advanced proficiency (ACTFL scale) / limited working proficiency (ILR scale) in an additional language; and demonstrated commitment to department service and community engagement.
Applications received by February 12, 2018, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be sent to Joyce Milambiling, search chair, at Joyce.Milambiling@uni.edu or 319-273-6099. Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
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