Assistant Professor
Utah State University - Logan, UT

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Position Title

Assistant Professor

Position Summary

Utah State University's School of Teacher Education & Leadership (TEAL) offers a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with emphasis in English as a Second Language. The role assignment for this 9-month academic year position involves 50% teaching, 45% research, and 5% professional service. Today, the School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) continues its tradition of land-grant outreach, delivering quality teacher education to preservice and inservice cohorts. TEAL offers an array of baccalaureate and graduate degrees, including a distance-delivered doctorate, within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services (now ranked 30th nationally by U.S. News and World Report). Utah State is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University with a land-grant mission and a student body of over 24,000. The main USU campus is located in the city of Logan, 85 miles north of Salt Lake City. USU regional campuses are located in Brigham City, Tooele and the Uintah Basin, with partnership programs at Snow College and the College of Eastern Utah. Utah State University offers competitive salaries and outstanding medical, retirement, and professional benefits. Women, minority, and veteran candidates as well as candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, Utah State remains sensitive to the needs of dual-career couples and seeks to increase diversity among students, faculty and all participants in university life. Application review will begin October 22, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. The position will be available August, 2013.


(1) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in ESL education; (2) Recruit, advise, and supervise students in TEAL's programs; (3) Engage in academic scholarship which includes grant writing and the publication of high-quality scholarship and research; (4) Serve on and chair graduate student committees; (5) Provide professional service at local, state, and national levels;

Minimum Qualifications

(1) Earned EdD or PhD by August, 2013, with emphasis in ESL or related field; (2) Evidence of ability to conduct and disseminate educational research; (3) Successful teaching experience in the elementary or secondary level for a minimum of two years; (4) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in relationships with faculty, students, and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

(1) Experience with distance education delivery; (2) Proven ability to write grant proposals to support teaching and scholarly work; (3) A record of excellent teaching at the college/university level.

Work Environment

Office Environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.

Physical Requirements-Nearly Continuously


Physical Requirements-Often

Sitting Repetitive hand motion(such as typing) Talking Standing Walking

Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with the online application, please attach: 1. A letter to the search committee describing your qualifications for the position, including a statement of teaching philosophy. 2. A current curriculum vita 3. Two samples of scholarly work (.pdf, .doc, or .docx format) 4. A list of the names and contact information for a minimum of five references. It is recommended that all the required documents are ready to attach before you click on the 'apply for' link. Applicants must apply using the online application system, but for additional information, please contact: Dr. Sherry Marx, Search Committee Chair Associate Professor 2805 Old Main Hill Utah State University Logan, UT 84321 Phone: 435-797-2227 Email:

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Writing Sample References

Optional Applicant Documents

Research Statement Optional document 1 Optional document 2

Review Date


Position Close Date

Open Until Filled


Competitive, plus excellent benefits

Percent of Time or Hours per Week



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