Assistant Professor, TESOL/Applied Linguistics

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Position Title: Assistant Professor, TESOL/Applied Linguistics
Job Category: Faculty
Type of Position: Tenure-Track
Full Consideration Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Advertising Started on: Wednesday, June 5, 2019
College: College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences
Department: Languages & Literatures

 

Salary: $53,000.00 to Commensurate

 

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
Service Schedule: Academic Year

Position Description:

The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Languages and Literatures seeks applications for tenure-track, Assistant Professor of TESOL/Applied Linguistics, beginning August 2019. Teaching responsibilities include courses in second language pedagogy, general linguistics, cultural aspects of language, sociolinguistics, and pedagogical English grammar for undergraduate and graduate TESOL students and practicums. Areas of research may include one or more of the following: second language acquisition and pedagogy, applied linguistics, ESL K-12 education, EFL education, and descriptive linguistics.

 

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 but 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 collaborate to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.

 

 

Education Requirements:

Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in TESOL, Second Language Education, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or related field required by time of appointment. 

Required Qualifications:

The required qualifications include experience teaching ESL/EFL in a K-12 setting and/or pre-service second language teachers; knowledge of current TESOL/Foreign Language Pedagogies; use of technology-enhanced learning tools; and active research agenda in TESOL or Applied Linguistics. 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.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating commitment to school/department service and community engagement; previous university-level teaching experience in education-related courses related to TESOL or applied linguistics; teacher licensure in K-12 core subjects and/or ESL; specialization in one or more of the following areas: sociolinguistics/pragmatics, language assessment, technology-integrated teaching and learning; teacher preparation; knowledge of assessment practices; experience working with diverse populations; and advanced speaking and writing proficiency and/or teaching experience in an additional language (in addition to English). 

 

 

 

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Posted: 6/10/2019
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