Assistant Professor (Bilingual Education/Foreign Lang Methods)

Ypsilanti, MI
Oct 31, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Full Time
Job_Number: 01816
Closing: Continuous
Location: Main Campus
Division: ACA

General Summary

The Department of World Languages invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Foreign Language Methods / Bilingual Education starting fall 2019.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.

Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.

Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.

Provide academic advising to students, if applicable.

Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.

Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.

Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.

Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.

Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.

Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.

Perform related Departmental duties as required.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.Qualifications

ABD welcome to apply but PhD in hand by August 28, 2019. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of foreign language and bi-lingual pedagogy and be versed in ACTFL and TESOL standards and practices. Teaching responsibilities include: foreign language and bi-lingual education methodology courses, and courses in at least one commonly taught language (French preferred). K-12 certification and K-12 teaching experience desirable.

The successful candidate will demonstrate promise for research in the areas of foreign language pedagogy and bilingual education. Foreign nationals must obtain US work authorization prior to first day of employment, but EMU will sponsor the H1-B Visa.

Supplemental Information

Applicants should apply online with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and transcripts of all university degrees.

Have three letters of reference sent to the search committee at [email protected].

If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview.


Founded in 1849, Eastern Michigan University enrolls nearly 23,000 students who are served by over 2,000 faculty and staff, both on-campus, and off-campus and online. Located in culturally and environmentally diverse southeastern Michigan, characterized by metropolitan growth and economic transformation, Eastern Michigan University is an environment rich in academic, research, technology, and recreational resources.

Eastern Michigan University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance; a TIAA-CREF retirement plan with employer contributions; an outstanding vacation and time off policy; a tuition waiver program and much more.

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