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Job Title: Assistant Professor, TESOL/Applied Linguistics
Company Name: University of Northern Iowa
Location: Cedar Falls, IA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/05/2019
Expire Date: 08/05/2019
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Assistant Professor, TESOL/Applied Linguistics
The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Languages and Literatures seeks applications for tenure-track, Assistant Professor of TESOL/Applied Linguistics, beginning August 2019. Teaching responsibilities include courses in second language pedagogy, general linguistics, cultural aspects of language, sociolinguistics, and pedagogical English grammar for undergraduate and graduate TESOL students and practicums. Areas of research may include one or more of the following: second language acquisition and pedagogy, applied linguistics, ESL K-12 education, EFL education, and descriptive linguistics.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will collaborate to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.

Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in TESOL, Second Language Education, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or related field required by time of appointment.

The required qualifications include experience teaching ESL/EFL in a K-12 setting and/or pre-service second language teachers; knowledge of current TESOL/Foreign Language Pedagogies; use of technology-enhanced learning tools; and active research agenda in TESOL or Applied Linguistics. Additional requirements include demonstrated ability to teach full range of face-to-face and online courses in TESOL and applied linguistics. Evidence of an active research agenda and record of teaching in English.

Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating commitment to school/department service and community engagement; previous university-level teaching experience in education-related courses related to TESOL or applied linguistics; teacher licensure in K-12 core subjects and/or ESL; specialization in one or more of the following areas: sociolinguistics/pragmatics, language assessment, technology-integrated teaching and learning; teacher preparation; knowledge of assessment practices; experience working with diverse populations; and advanced speaking and writing proficiency and/or teaching experience in an additional language (in addition to English).

Applications received by June 18, 2019, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be sent to Elizabeth Zwanziger, search chair, at Elizabeth.Zwanziger@uni.edu or 319-273-2858. Pre-employment background checks required.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University is a tobacco-free campus.
Qualifications & Requirements
Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in TESOL, Second Language Education, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or related field required by time of appointment.

The required qualifications include experience teaching ESL/EFL in a K-12 setting and/or pre-service second language teachers; knowledge of current TESOL/Foreign Language Pedagogies; use of technology-enhanced learning tools; and active research agenda in TESOL or Applied Linguistics. Additional requirements include demonstrated ability to teach full range of face-to-face and online courses in TESOL and applied linguistics. Evidence of an active research agenda and record of teaching in English
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Contact Information
Company Name: University of Northern Iowa
Phone Number:319 273-2503
Fax Number:319-273-2927
Company Description:
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, UNI has developed outstanding programs in business, humanities, arts, sciences and social and behavioral sciences. Advanced degrees are available in many programs. UNI enjoys national recognition for its high educational standards. U.S. News & World Report has ranked UNI in the top three Midwest public universities for the past 14 years. UNI's size -- just under 12,200 students -- allows it to offer the faculty, facilities and academic choices of a large university, while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a compact, park-like campus. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. UNI is a tobacco free campus. For more information, see https://uni.edu/
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