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California
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American River College Sacramento :: American River College is seeking an Instructional Assistant for ESL. Summary: Under general supervision of the assigned manager/supervisor, assists faculty by working with students individually or in groups in the improvement of academic knowledge and technical skill; trains and oversees student workers/tutors and/or temporary instructional assistants. Responsibilities: Assists English as a second language (ESL) or foreign language instructors by tutoring students individually and in groups in language concepts and skills acquisition in English as a second language or other courses; and oversees student workers as needed, including scheduling and assigning tutors. Builds rapport with students learning a second language; trains students and student tutors in appropriate learning methods and procedures, as defined by instructors. Maintains student lab attendance and scholastic records; assembles, develops, and maintains records and files of instructional material and equipment according to faculty guidelines; clarifies assignment instruction; and confers with instructors on student progress, class procedures, and instructional methods. Grades, records, and files test results in accordance with specific instructions, and proctors examinations. Minimum qualifications: One year of tutoring, instructional, or work experience related to students of English as a second language or a foreign language (one additional year of qualifying education may be substituted for up to one year of experience); completion of an associate’s degree in English, English as a second language, foreign languages, and/or bilingual-bicultural education or 60 semester units (90 quarter units) with an emphasis in one or more of the subject areas to which the position is assigned. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. To be considered for this position, please visit our web site and apply online at jobs.losrios.edu.
Florida
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University of South Florida Tampa :: The English Language Program at the University of South Florida will be hiring several nine-month senior instructor positions to teach courses in programs starting in August 2014. A Senior Instructor (Instructor I) demonstrates excellence in teaching English as a Second Language courses at the University of South Florida. Course assignments may include teaching our Academic English, General English, or English for Academic Purposes courses or special programs. Instructor duties include teaching courses assigned, preparation, maintaining academic records such as syllabi, and attendance, grading, and conducting course evaluations. In addition, instructors are expected to hold regular office hours, attend program meetings, and assist with orientation and testing duties. Senior instructors must demonstrate continued professional development on a yearly basis and are expected to actively support the ELP’s mission, core values, and teaching philosophies. More information on the English Language Program can be found on our web site, http://www.elp.usf.edu. For any recruiting questions, please contact Keila Perez, HR coordinator, at (813)974-4295 or kperez10@usf.edu.
Georgia
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University of North Georgia Dahlonega :: The Department of Modern & Classical Languages at the University of North Georgia (Dahlonega campus) is seeking an Assistant Professor of French and/or francophone literature and culture at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor to begin in August 2014. The position of assistant professor of French requires teaching, research, and service responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. The successful candidate will teach a minimum of 24 credit hours per academic year and hold regular office hours; will actively pursue a research agenda; and will participate actively in departmental, college, and university service. The successful candidate will teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in French language, literature, and culture. Apply online at https://northgeorgia.peopleadmin.com/postings/4939.
Illinois
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana :: The Department of French at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in French Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Teacher Education. The target start date is August 16, 2014. PhD must be in hand by the start date. This is a full-time, nine-month appointment, paid over twelve months. Pending successful evaluation, the appointment will last for two years and may be renewed beyond that contingent upon availability of funding, strong enrollments, and continued strong performance reviews. Salary is competitive. Native or near-native proficiency in French is required. Applicants must have one year’s teaching experience at the post-secondary level, a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, and an active research agenda demonstrated by publications. Teaching load will be two courses per semester and will include courses for the undergraduate major and minor in French as well as introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate seminars in SLA. To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: letter of application, CV, contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references, one representative writing sample, statement of research and teaching interests, and teaching evaluations if available. Referees will be contacted electronically upon the submission of the application. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by Apr. 25, 2014. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date, although no hiring decision will be made until after that date. For more information, contact slcl-hr@illinois.edu.
New Jersey
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The College of New Jersey Ewing:: The College of New Jersey seeks one full-time temporary faculty member to Teach Russian language and culture for the 2014-2015 academic year and one part-time instructor in Russian language for the 2014-2015 academic year. The full-time instructor will teach first- and second-year intensive Russian, with the part-time instructor as a co-teacher, and Russian culture courses (in translation) under the supervision of Benjamin Rifkin, professor of Russian and dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. In the fall 2014 semester, that culture course will be the History of Russian Film, which is cross-listed in Russian, History, and Film. In the spring 2015 semester, that culture course will be Contemporary Russia: An Interdisci­plinary Exploration. Requirements for the full-time instructor: (1) near-native fluency in both Russian and English, (2) an MA degree, or its equivalent, in Russian/Slavic or in foreign language education with an emphasis on Russian, PhD or dissertator status preferred, (3) at least two years’ prior experience teaching Russian at the college level to American learners in the U.S., (4) familiarity with contemporary instructional materials for college-level teaching of Russian and the use of digital media in the college curriculum. Requirements for the part-time instructor: (1) MA or equivalent in Russian, (2) at least two years’ experience teaching Russian to American students in American college or university settings, (3) minimally near-native fluency in both Russian and English, (4) familiarity with contemporary materials for teaching Russian to Americans and the use of digital media in the teaching of Russian. Preference will be given to candidates who: already have doctoral degrees or who are writing their doctoral dissertations; to candidates with training in the methods of teaching a foreign language; and to candidates who demonstrate in their letters and resumes substantial experience in teaching in a standards-based, proficiency-oriented curriculum (in the context of the ACTFL standards for foreign language learning and the ACTFL proficiency guidelines). Email letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references by Apr. 24, 2014, to WLC@tcnj.edu with the subject line Full-Time Russian Position or Part-Time Russian Position.
New York
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Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton :: The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies at Binghamton University, State University of New York, invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Turkish Language, Culture, and Literature, to begin fall 2014. This is a one-year renewable full-time position. The teaching load is 3/3. Salary commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications. Requirements: master’s degree or equivalent related to the field of Turkish studies; Turkish-language teaching experience at the university level; and native or near-native proficiency in Turkish and Ottoman Turkish. For further information, please contact Dr. Kent Schull, kschull@binghamton.edu. Please submit your application via http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/. The application should include a cover letter, CV, article-length writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
LaGuardia Community College New York City :: The Department of Education and Language Acquisition is seeking to fill a position for an Assistant Professor in Spanish. LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. PhD in Hispanic literature and language, Romance studies, comparative literature, or Spanish linguistics is required. The candidate should have training in second-language pedagogy, a minimum of two years of experience in teaching Spanish at the college level and in an urban setting, and a demonstrated interest in or working knowledge about heritage language. Preference will be given to a candidate who has experience in course or curriculum development, assessment, or student advisement. Also required are evidence of successful teaching, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and an ability to serve on college/departmental committees and work collegially across campus. Previous teaching experience in applied linguistics or bilingual education is a plus. The successful candidate will also be expected to be actively involved in scholarly and professional development activities such as publications and conference presentations. Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the job ID or title. Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
National Technical Institute for the Deaf Rochester :: The Department of Liberal Studies at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf is accepting applications for five Lecturer positions to teach developmental English language courses to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in the career-focused associate degree programs. These positions are renewable annually based on assessment of teaching and/or on departmental need. The annual teaching load for these positions is generally eight to nine courses, normally spread over two semesters per academic year. Lecturers will also be expected to participate in various departmental activities. We are seeking individuals who have the ability to contribute and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Requirements: master’s degree in one of the following: English as a second language, developmental reading and/or writing, linguistics, language acquisition, or related field; Sign Language fluency; minimum two years’ experience teaching English to deaf and hard-of-hearing students at the post-secondary or secondary level; and ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences. Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty, keyword search: 1006BR. Please submit your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications, and a brief teaching philosophy. You can contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jessica Cuculick,with questions on the position at careers@rit.edu.
Ohio
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Ohio University Athens :: The College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University (A&S) seeks an Academic Advisor to serve students enrolled in the college and the Ohio Program for Intensive English (OPIE). The position is shared between OPIE and the college’s Office of Student Affairs. The successful applicant will serve as the primary contact for OPIE students enrolled in A&S and will be responsible for advising the students about OPIE and university academic policies and procedures. The advisor will provide communication skill training for these students, serve as the primary OPIE contact for the Allen Help Center’s Mid-Semester Academic Orientation, and liaise with students’ academic departments. In addition, the advisor will assist with the following activities: faculty training to enhance the understanding of the needs of international students; testing responsibilities (TOEFL, Michigan, Composition), record keeping, student placement, and logistical support for OPIE events and special programs. The incumbent will also be expected to teach one OPIE class per semester pending program needs and number of advisees. Requirements: a master’s degree in ESL/applied linguistics or related discipline; at least one year teaching ESL in a university intensive English program. Apply at http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/8250.
Wright State University Dayton :: The Department of Modern Languages at Wright State University seeks a full-time Instructor of French to teach a full range of undergraduate courses in French language and French composition, literature, and phonetics beginning August 2014. We seek candidates with native or near-native fluency in French and English, appropriate and relevant college teaching experience, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a minimum of a master’s degree in French. The instructor will teach four courses per semester and must be willing to participate in extracurricular events; this individual will be joining a small but dedicated and enthusiastic group of faculty, and must be committed to the continuing development of the program. Applicants for this position should submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a CV, and the names of three references by Apr. 4, 2014, for first consideration. To apply, go to http://jobs.wright.edu/postings/7489.
University of Findlay Findlay :: The University of Findlay invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure track positions in the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at the rank of Instructor beginning August 2014. Candidates must have a master’s degree in TESOL or a related field of study. College teaching experience and advising international students are required. Experience teaching advanced-level composition and reading is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Responsibilities include teaching, academic advising, and professional activities as a member of the College of Liberal Arts. The University of Findlay is a comprehensive master’s institution and the largest private university in northwest Ohio, with more than 3,600 students enrolled in diverse academic programs. The City of Findlay, population 40,000, is recognized as one of the best micropolitan communities in Ohio, with a strong business base, and school system and a friendly atmosphere. More information is available on the web site at http://www.findlay.edu. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to: Human Resources, The University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840 or emailed to: HR@findlay.edu. Applications should be identified as for the “Instructor of English as an International Language” position. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Pennsylvania
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Clarion University Clarion :: Clarion University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a Pool of Candidates to fill anticipated temporary faculty positions for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years. No specific positions are available at this time; Clarion University is creating a pool of qualified applicants for temporary positions that may be available for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years. Applications will be kept on file for 24 months. Please note that candidates who applied in 2012-14 for temporary positions at all university locations for a two-year period are asked to re-apply for positions in which they are specifically interested for possible employment. Candidates must hold a minimum of a master’s degree in the appropriate discipline or a related field of study. A successful interview is required. Review of applications will begin on Apr. 21, 2014, and will continue until the pools are created. Applicants must complete the online application process at https://jobs.clarion.edu for each discipline-specific posting on the web site for which they wish to be considered and are required to submit a current CV, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for review purposes); letter of application highlighting the applicant’s qualification and teaching interests; names and contact information for three professional references. For more information on all positions, please visit: http://www.clarion.edu.
West Chester University West Chester :: West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Languages and Cultures invites applicants for a temporary Instructor of Chinese Language. Appointment begins fall 2014. Master’s degree or PhD required, as well as native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English. Experience with teaching Chinese at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels, study abroad, and teaching courses on Chinese civilization and culture a plus. Candidates should submit curriculum vitae, sample syllabi of courses taught, and the names of two references. Applications are submitted online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm. Screening of applications will begin on May 1 and continue until the position is filled. Finalists must successfully complete an on-site interview and teaching demonstration. The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding.
Texas
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Texas A&M Kingsville Kingsville :: Texas A&M Kingsville is seeking an Assistant Professor of Teaching and Bilingual Education. The position is a tenure-track, nine-month appointment in the Department of Teacher and Bilingual Education, beginning in the fall of 2014. The successful candidate will be located at the MITC Center in Harlingen, Texas, and at South Texas College (STC) in McAllen, Texas, beginning fall 2014. Quality performance will be expected in research, advisement, and committee work. Minimum qualifications: earned doctorate in a field related to those within the department. Must have 18 graduate hours for every field in which the applicant will teach from a regionally accredited institution or university; credentials sufficient to be an assistant professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville; leadership abilities with a vision to develop and enhance programs in the department; evidence of teaching excellence in a discipline within the department; experience and/or knowledge in teaching in a hybrid or online delivery format; ability and desire to address the educational needs of a diverse population. Apply at https://javjobs.tamuk.edu.
Sam Houston State University Huntsville :: Sam Houston State University is seeking an English Language Institute Training Specialist. Requirements include: master’s degree in English, education, teaching of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), linguistics, or related field. Minimum of two years’ experience as an English as a second language (ESL) instructor or experience in related field. Experience working with international students would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered. Responsible for coordinating curricular initiates (as necessary), teaching the curriculum, preparing classes, and advising ELI students for academic development. Prepares lesson plans, grades course materials, and substitutes in other classes when needed. Will be expected to participate in professional development programs as well as committee work. May be responsible for work involving planning, directing, supervising, and participating in special events. Assists in development and activities. Performs other related duties as assigned. Apply online at http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/10049.
Vermont
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Bennington College Bennington :: Bennington College invites applications for a one-term Visiting Faculty Position in Italian for spring 2015. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught courses at all levels in language, culture, and literature. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and have a native or near-native command of Italian. PhD preferred, though ABDs and strong candidates with MAs will be considered. Teaching responsibilities include two courses, one beginning and one advanced. Both are to be conducted entirely in Italian. Bennington College is a small liberal arts institution with a deep tradition of creativity and student-centered learning. To apply, please post curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and cover letter to: https://bennington.recruiterbox.com/jobs/32204. The letters of recommendation may also be emailed separately to vjorgensen@bennington.edu, if preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Virginia
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University of Virginia Charlottesville :: The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Korean Language beginning August 25, 2014. The position is an initial one-academic-year appointment with possibility of renewal based on satisfactory teaching performance and evidence of professional development. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Korean and English, teaching experience, and at least a master’s or higher academic degree in one of the following: Korean linguistics, teaching Korean as a second language, applied linguistics, or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience at all levels of Korean language at the university level in the U.S. To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA (https://jobs.virginia.edu); search for Posting Number 0613841. Appli­cants should electronically attach the following: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi, and teaching evaluations. (Use “other 1” and “other 2” to attach syllabi and evaluations.) Selected candidates will be asked to provide a teaching demonstration on digital media. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent to Maggie Vanekeren at mvb3q@virginia.edu. Review of applications will begin Apr. 30, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
Overseas
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Alfaisal University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia :: Alfaisal University is looking for an Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of English or Rhetoric and Composition, Applied Linguistics, or closely related fields. Preference is given to native English speakers; both female and male faculty are encouraged to apply. Instructors must have a master of arts degree in TEFL/TESL or applied linguistics, with teaching experience at the tertiary level. Applications must include a cover letter with specialization, resume, teaching philosophy, summary of research interests, and 3 references. Submit online at: http://jobs.alfaisal.edu/category/cos/.
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