TESOL/Second-Language Composition: Assistant or Associate Professor

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
TESOL/Second-Language Composition
Assistant or Associate Professor

Indiana University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level, to begin in Fall 2008. We seek a teacher-scholar whose major research interest is in English second-language composition at the university level. The ideal candidate would focus particularly on social and cultural issues and the integration of English second-language and native composition research agendas. Secondary fields may include instructional competence in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, research methodology, language assessment, literacy, cross-cultural communication, discourse analysis, or computer-mediated communication/learning as these relate to English second-language learning and teaching.

Candidates must be qualified to teach doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate courses, and must demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship. Participation in the graduate program also includes teaching graduate students during one five week summer session (with additional compensation).

The IUP English Department’s commitment to broad faculty participation in the liberal studies offerings requires that all faculty are prepared to teach first year college writing, research writing, and introductory literature. Active participation in departmental service and student advising is also expected.

Doctorate in hand at the time of appointment. Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well during the interview process which may include a teaching demonstration. All applicants must be work eligible.

Send a letter of application, CV, transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, writing sample, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy to: Dr. John Marsden, Recruitment Chair, Dept. of English, 110 Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705 USA. Please see announcement at www.english.iup.edu. Review will begin November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. IUP’s more than 13,000 students represent nearly every state and more than eighty foreign countries. Total faculty and staff number approximately 1,700. IUP’s quality has been recognized in many national publications, and the university has been ranked as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University—Intensive. For more information about IUP, visit our website at www.iup.edu.

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