The Department of Applied Linguistics at Pennsylvania State University is seeking an experienced and dynamic full-time ESL Lecturer starting in Fall 2014 for its Intensive English Communication Program (IECP). The successful candidate is committed to international education and is able to work effectively in a strong team environment to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of international students seeking high quality English academic preparation in a college or university setting.
The position is a 36-week (academic year) appointment which carries an annual 7-course teaching load (4 courses one semester, 3 courses the other) with an option for summer teaching. Additional duties include assisting with placement testing, providing course syllabi, generating lesson plans, grade reports and other curriculum-related documents, holding office hours, working collaboratively with other faculty, attending faculty meetings, and participating in committees and professional development activities.
Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language (T.E.S.L.), Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages (T.E.S.O.L.), or related fields
Three years teaching experience in an Intensive English or Academic English preparation program in a college or university setting where English is the language of instruction
Record of on-going professional development
A high level of proficiency in English
Experience developing and teaching online courses, developing valid assessments, and/or integrating technology in class
Experience in teacher training projects and/or developing new academic programs
Experience teaching ESL/EFL abroad
Proficiency in one or more languages other than English
Review of dossiers to begin April 1, 2014. Applications will be accepted via the faculty search website (www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/) until the position is filled. Below is a list of items that should be submitted via the above website:
Detailed cover letter explaining the kind of position the candidate seeks and how the candidate’s qualifications are a match;
An up-to-date CV;
Transcript(s) of graduate program(s) - copies accepted for initial consideration; official transcripts required as condition of employment;
Supporting materials such as observation reports, peer reviews, and student evaluations;
Copies of any published materials relevant to this position.
Please submit two (2) letters of recommendation from supervisors via email to the IECP Administrative Support Coordinator, Jessica Snyder, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the IECP
The IECP is affiliated with the Department of Applied Linguistics, which is part of the College of the Liberal Arts. In teaching and service, the mission of the Intensive English Communication Program (IECP) is to provide outstanding instruction in academic English communication to adult English language learners so that they can successfully participate in American institutions of higher education. The IECP is also committed to the continuous professional development of our faculty and staff and to contributing service and leadership to the TESOL profession through our faculty members’ teaching, service and committee work.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.
Language Services Associates (LSA), one of the largest and fastest-growing language services providers in the world, is continuously accepting qualified Linguists, in all language pairs, to the LSA network of Independently Contracted professionals to service a wide range of interpreting assignments. To participate on the LSA network, Linguists must possess fluency in both English and a foreign language. The ability to provide top-notch customer service support is a must.
Linguists that partner with LSA are able to accept client assignments and control their own schedules, while providing services remotely from a place of their choosing. Additionally, Linguists are availed opportunities to accept challenging assignments and gain competitive industry experience. All languages are welcome.
LSA, in cooperation with the Linguists we partner with, seeks to provide all clients with the highest level of linguistic support possible. Interpreters in the LSA network conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times, in accordance with industry standards and the appropriate codes of ethics and professional responsibility, which include the following:
For sound quality, land line phone access is generally believed to be superior
Full fluency in English and target language
Professional interpretation courtesy, protocols and confidentiality
When you partner with LSA as an Independent Contractor, you will have access to the “Interpreter Community” section of the LSA website. Available resources include:
Log In / Out Access
Online Interpreting Courses
Vendor Payment Reconciliation
Glossaries and Terminology Lists
Discussion Groups With Other Interpreters in Target Language
If you’re interested in partnering with LSA, please send your resume to email@example.com
Professor / Associate Professor (Ref. 1314/083(012)/2)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Applications are invited for:-
Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Professor / Associate Professor
The Department is a young and vibrant Department established in 2004. It now seeks applicants with research expertise that informs theory and practice in teaching modern languages (including French, German, Korean or Spanish) for a Professorship / Associate Professorship in second/third language acquisition. Applicants with a research agenda that complements the existing research strengths of the Department in the areas of linguistics are especially desirable.
Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in a related discipline; (ii) strong commitment to research and teaching; and (iii) extensive experience with programme administration and strong leadership qualities. Duties include (a) teaching undergraduate and postgraduate linguistics courses; (b) supervising projects and theses of undergraduate, MA, MPhil and PhD students; (c) developing research projects on the acquisition of modern languages by Hong Kong learners, and research in his/her areas of expertise; and (d) undertaking administrative duties. The appointee will bridge the Linguistics and Modern Languages units of the Department, and be extensively involved in the administration of the Modern Languages unit.
Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2014, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.Applications will be accepted until the post is filled.
Salary and Fringe Benefits
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointee. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk.The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.
Please send full resume, together with copies of academic credentials, a publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers, and names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to the Personnel Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong [fax: (852) 3943 1462].
The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request. Please quote the reference number and mark ‘Application – Confidential’ on cover.
Assistant or Associate Professor - Applied Linguistics
The Department of Englsih at York College/CUNY invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics. We invite applicants working in Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Educational Linguistics or another closely related field. Some background in Rhetoric and Composition is desirable. The successful candidate will also have the ability to teach courses including Introductory Grammar and Syntax, Sociolinguistics, and History of the English Language as well as general education courses in composition.
Responsibilities include undergraduate teaching in the English Department, advising students, service to the department and the college, and conducting research and publishing in relevant fields of study.
York is a senior college of the City University of New York located in Southeast Queens.
Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field is required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
To begin September 1, 2014, candidates must have an earned doctorate in hand by that date.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Summer teaching may be possible.
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*In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, sample publication or researched writing, and contact information for three references. Please upload these as ONE document in rtf, doc or pdf format.
March 14, 2014
Job Search Category
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
Equal Employment Opportunity
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.
Director Intensive ESL Program
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Director Intensive ESL Program
Western Michigan University seeks a visionary leader for its Center for English Language and Culture for International Students (CELCIS). The CELCIS Director reports to the Associate Provost of the Haenicke Institute for Global Education (HIGE). The director works closely with the Associate Provost, senior Institute staff and CELCIS faculty and staff to expand the programs offered through CELCIS to serve and meet the needs of a wide range of international students in keeping with the expanding scope of Western Michigan’s global and international programs. Tenure is negotiable for a suitable candidate.
CELCIS was founded in 1975 and is fully accredited. Its specialists hold advanced degrees in ESL and/or applied linguistics. CELCIS is one of two intensive English programs in Michigan accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) and is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP) and University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP). CELCIS enrolls about 250 students per term.
Western Michigan University is a nationally recognized research university classified as high research by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. WMU offers nearly 250 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 24,600 students are enrolled in graduate course work. The University’s vision is founded on three pillars and aspires to distinguish itself as learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged. For more information on the University’s vision and strategic plan, please visit http://www.wmich.edu/strategic/.
Provide leadership and supervision to faculty and staff. Participate in the recruitment of international students for the University and CELCIS. Represent CELCIS and the University effectively in external and internal relations. Meet the needs of international CELCIS students regarding curriculum and student services. Manage the daily operations of CELCIS and two Eglish for Academic Purposes bridge courses, English 3600 and 3610. Plan, budget, and manage program finances. Make all employment decision recommendations and conduct evaluations. Participate in strategic planning and assessment.
Masters Degree in TESL or Applied Linguistics. Five years’ administrative experience in a university IEP, such as special program coordination, curriculum development, placement and testing oversight, accreditation, or other related experience. Ten years’ full-time experience teaching ESL, six of which must be in a four-year college or university-level intensive English program. Administrative experience may be concurrent with teaching experience.
At least five years’ experience teaching ESL in a U.S. institution of higher learning.
Earned Ph.D. in TESL, Applied Linguistics or a related field.
Experience living and teaching overseas.
Familiarity with a language other than English.
Applications and nominations:
Review of the candidates will continue until an outstanding candidate is selected. Applicants should submit electronically the following information:
Letter describing background and accomplishments that demonstrates how experience matches position’s requirements
Names, telephone numbers, and addresses (including email) of five references who can provide substantive knowledge of leadership and attest to professional qualifications and skills as related to TESL plus management experience.
Department of German Studies
Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship
The Department of German Studies invites applications for a two-year Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship to begin in August 2014. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference.
The department seeks a dedicated teacher and scholar with expertise in applied linguistics, second language acquisition and/or foreign language pedagogy who can contribute to an innovative and active undergraduate program in a team environment. In particular, we are seeking a partner interested in helping us further develop and conduct research on our collaborative first-year sequence.
Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellows teach three courses per year, including one section of our year-long Beginning German sequence and the opportunity to teach at least one course in his or her area of interest.The position carries a salary of $56,000 per year with benefits.
The successful candidate will possess native or near-native fluency in German, hold a Ph.D. in applied linguistics, second language acquisition, German Studies or another relevant field, and present a record of demonstrated excellence in language teaching and innovative approaches to classroom technology. In addition, a demonstrated interest in German literary and cultural studies is desirable.
Applications must include the following materials: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, an unofficial graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation, one of which should address the candidate’s experience in language teaching. Review of applications will begin January 13, 2014, and continue until the position has been filled. Interviews may be conducted via Skype.
Professor and Chair
Washington State University
The Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures (DFLC)
The Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures (DFLC) at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington seeks a dynamic and innovative Chair for a full-time permanent, tenured academic position.
Duties: articulate a clear and compelling vision for the department’s future and be a strong advocate for foreign languages and cultures within the College of Arts and Sciences as well as on our campus and in the community at large; lead a diverse faculty and staff in a collegiate environment experiencing programmatic expansion and various degrees of growth and facilitate collaboration among the various DFLC programs; teach undergraduate/graduate courses on topics of foreign language and cultures or in course(s) related to area of specialty; value and support the academic and outreach activities of DFLC faculty and promote a positive team environment in which all DFLC programs can flourish.
Minimum qualifications: PhD degree in language, literature or closely related field by the hired date, qualifying at the rank of advanced associate professor or full professor; an accomplished scholar who values and promotes collaborative collegiality.Applicants should submit a letter of application addressing the qualifications (cover letter) and a current comprehensive vita. Reference information will be requested of finalists.
For questions, contact Fran Meserve, Search support at 509-335-5549. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. or more information or to apply, see https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/9199. WSU is an EEO/AA Employer.
The School of Education at the University of Wollongong is seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with strong teaching and research profile in TESOL Education. The successful candidate will coordinate and teach TESOL education courses at undergraduate and post graduate level on campus and via distance. The position will be expected to contribute to the research profile of Social Sciences at the University of Wollongong through the facilitation and conduct of independent and collaborative research; seeking and obtaining external funding; dissemination of research findings; and supervision of honours and higher degree research students. This position will be required to effectively engage with individuals and networks in the community so as to build and enhance the teaching and research profile of Social Sciences at the University of Wollongong. Please find below link to the role:
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in TESOL (preferably with an emphasis on assessment, pedagogical grammar, and theories of second language learning)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offersprogrammes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$5 billion (US$1 = HK$7.8 approximately) per year. Committed to academic excellence in a professional context, PolyU aspires to become a world-class university with an emphasis on the application value of its programmes and research. Its vision is to become a leading university that excels in professional education, applied research and partnership for the betterment of Hong Kong, China and the world.
The University is now inviting applications or nominations for the following post:
Dean of Faculty of Humanities (Ref. 14022105)
The successful candidate should be qualified to be appointed as Chair Professor in one of the three constituent departments, and will hold a concurrent deanship appointment. The deanship appointment is normally for an aggregate period of six years in two three-year terms of office.Post specification of the above position can be obtained from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/external_adv/deans-heads.php. Other suitable candidate(s), if deemed appropriate by the University, may be appointed as Chair Professor.
Remuneration and Conditions of Service:
Terms of appointment and remuneration package are negotiable and highly competitive.
Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees and direct any enquiries to the Chairman of the Search Committee for the recruitment of Dean of Faculty of Humanities,Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax: (852) 2764 3374; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org], quoting the position being applied for and the reference number. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Initial consideration of applications will commence in early May 2014. Candidature may be obtained by nomination. The University reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation or not to fill the position. General information about the University and the Faculty of Humanities is available on the University’s Homepage http://www.polyu.edu.hk and http://www.polyu.edu.hk/fh/ respectively,or from the Human Resources Office [Tel: (852) 2766 5313]. The University Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/jobpics.htm.
Long-term or Short-term Employment as Foreign Teachers or Foreign Experts (ESOL/TESOL/TEFL)
College of Foreign Languages, Taiyuan University of Technology (TYUT) www.tyut.edu.cn
Taiyuan University of Technology (TYUT) is an MOE’s “Project 211”, a key university situated in the city of Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi Province, an area full of historical scenic spots and cultural heritages. It is about 600 km from Beijing, one hour by air or three hours by express train.
Native-like proficiency in English
Competent in teaching
Bachelor’s Degree or above in a related field
Certificate(s) (TESOL/TEFL) preferred
In good health
A team player
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in language teaching and research
16-18 teaching hours/week
A well-furnished apartment free of charge
Medical benefits and health insurance
Other fringe benefits
1. A monthly salary is to be based on the applicant’s education backgrounds, work experiences, and other related qualifications, all together for 10 months (excluding two months in summer and winter vacations).
2. Monthly salaries are paid according to the applicant’s academic qualifications and experiences:
Master’s Degree, RMB6,000/month;
Associate professor with PhD, RMB10,000/month;
Professor with PhD, RMB15,000/month.
3. Fringe benefits:
Those who sign for a full academic year contract will also receive an annual travel allowance of RMB2,200 Yuan and reimbursement for a round-trip air-ticket (economy class) upon the completion of the one-year contract.
Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) is a comprehensive university established in March 2000. MUST has a mission of promoting cultural exchange, nurturing intellectual growth, fostering economic development and furthering societal progress.
Faculty of Management and Administration established in 2000 is the largest faculty in MUST. There are over 3000 full-time undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students in different majors. As a young management school with pioneer vision and sophisticated-designed courses in Asia, our hard work is highly appreciated by academic circle and practical field. The Faculty keeps discovering students’ talent and potential, training students’ leadership and creativity, and helping students’ self-fulfillment by offering excellent management education. We also focus on providing business consultant services, research plans, and social services.
We are now inviting applications for the position of the Dean of Faculty of Management and Administration:
The Dean will provide strong leadership in all aspects of Faculty developments, academic strategic planning, curriculum design, faculty and research development, and is highly committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. S / he is expected to assume duty in the upcoming academic year. The initial appoint is for two years and is subject to renewal upon expiry.
In particular, interested candidate should have the following credentials:
Outstanding academic qualifications at doctoral level in a discipline appropriate for a business school, evidence of eminent scholarship and substantial relevant experience in a senior academic position;
Attained full or associate professor status at a reputable university with outstanding records in teaching and research;
A minimum of three years’ experience as department head or above, with demonstrable administrative and communication competence;
Bilingual ability in Chinese and English is preferred.
Remuneration offered will be highly competitive and commensurate with academic qualification, current position and professional experience. Current local maximum income tax rate is 12%, but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions.
Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Documents required include an application letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, selected publications and a list of five references. All applications with quotation of reference no. FM/DEAN/09/2011 should be sent to PO Box 345, Macau or email@example.com.
Macau University of Science and Technology reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.
The Department of English at Old Dominion University invites applications for an entry-level tenure track appointment in linguistics with specialties in phonology and TESOL to teach undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. courses. The M.A. Program in Applied Linguistics specializes in empirical and usage-based approaches to the study of language. Required: Ph.D. in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics by August 15, 2014; qualified to teach courses in phonology, TESOL, the TESOL practicum, and other linguistics courses as needed; evidence of scholarly productivity and good teaching. The ability to teach language and communication across cultures, History of English, language and gender, and experience in distance learning a plus.
Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. Dana Heller, Chair, Department of English, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529. Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Old Dominion University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Dr. Dana Heller
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