Assistant Professor of Intensive English
The Department of Languages, Philosophy, & Communication Studies (LPCS) at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Intensive English. The new faculty member would serve in the Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) which resides in the LPCS Department. Utah State University is a Carnegie Research University located in a mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Visit www.usu.edu/greats/, our departmental web page at http://lpsc.usu.edu/ or our IELI website at http://www.usu.edu/ieli/index.php/ for more details.
Teach a variety of courses in Intensive English for Academic Purposes (EAP), direct an International Teaching Assistant Workshop and potentially participate in our graduate program in Second Language Teaching. Conduct and publish scholarly research. Advise and mentor undergraduate and/or graduate students. Serve in various departmental committees as needed and share responsibility for placement testing and assessment activities.
(1) Doctorate in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field completed by August 12, 2013; (2) demonstrated ability to effectively teach a variety of EAP courses; (3) demonstrated ability to conduct research and publish scholarly research; (4) ability and willingness to mentor students; (5) evidence of a high degree of fluency and accuracy in all aspects of spoken and written English; (6) satisfactory background check per university policy.
(1) Experience helping to train international teaching assistants; (2) collegial orientation and the ability to complement the current strengths of the department. (3) experience with distance education or postsecondary educational systems in an overseas setting.
Office Environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.
Physical Requirements-Nearly Continuously
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with the online application, please attach: (1) a CV that details your past teaching experience, service, research, and professional memberships; (2) a cover letter addressing the formal and desirable qualifications in addition to other information you deem relevant to the position; (3) a sample of research - upload this document under the "research statement" slot provided. (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as recent teaching evaluations, portfolio, one page teaching philosophy, etc. (.doc, .docx, .pdf format); - you will upload this information using the "other document" slot provided. (5) The names and email addresses of three references. (Your references will be sent an email from USU, asking them to upload a letter of recommendation on your behalf). It is recommended that you have all required documents ready to attach before you click on the "apply for" link. Applications must be submitted online, but questions regarding the position can be addressed to Franklin Bacheller (Committee Chair) at email@example.com.
Required Applicant Documents
Cover Letter Other Document (as defined in Special Instructions to Applicant) Curriculum Vitae Research Statement
Optional Applicant Documents
Optional document 1 Optional document 2
Position Close Date
Open Until Filled
Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
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