Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor, ESL Composition
English: Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor (ESL Composition). Joint appointment in Department of English and American Culture and English (ACE) program to teach introductory composition courses and basic speaking/writing courses to international students; provide departmental committee and program service; work with program directors and faculty to shape and develop the English language and culture program and to participate in activities related to instructor training, assessment, technology initiatives and program development. Require: 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. For more information, see www.units.muohio.edu/composition/ESL_courses.html or www.muohio.edu/academics/international-programs/american-english/. Desire: Experience with digital writing instruction and computer-assisted language learning. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three references and evidence of teaching effectiveness to www.miamiujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=53542. Submit required materials in one word or pdf document, not to exceed 25 pages. Hard copy and email submissions will not be considered. Screening of applications begins May 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.