Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor, ELL Education

Chicago, Cook County
Jun 07, 2014
Duties and Responsibilities: Teaching and Learning: The School of Education, Loyola University Chicago, announces a non-tenure track clinical assistant professor position with primary teaching and service responsibilities in the area of bilingual and English language learner (ELL) education. Loyola's NCATE accredited B.S.Ed., M.Ed, and Ed.D, and Ph.D. programs prepare school leaders in the Chicago metropolitan area, one of the nation's liveliest educational scenes. The School of Education offers degrees at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels (Ed.D and Ph.D.). Loyola teacher preparation faculty, assisted by federal, state, and local grants, are engaged in innovative, field-based teacher preparation to prepare urban educators for the large and growing number of ELLs in Chicago and beyond. Every teacher in the undergraduate and graduate initial teacher preparation programs are eligible to receive an Illinois ESL endorsement, and graduate programs in English Language Teaching and Learning and ESL target in-service teachers. Additionally, the Bilingual/Bicultural undergraduate major prepares pre-service teachers for bilingual settings and native language instruction. The selected individual will teach undergraduate and graduate courses at our various campuses and demonstrate commitment to serving a diverse student body and profession. The candidate will work closely with teacher preparation field sites and grant partner schools and community organizations around topics related to ELL and bilingual education.

Minimum Qualifications: Required qualifications include: an appropriate earned doctoral degree related to bilingual/ELL education; and teaching experience in elementary or secondary schools in bilingual/ELL education. Desired qualifications include: research experience and experience evaluating curriculum; bilingual/biliterate proficiency in a language other than English; and undergraduate and graduate teaching experience in bilingual/ELL education, preferably in culturally and linguistically diverse field-based settings.

Preferred Qualifications: