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Visiting Assistant Professor: TESL/Applied Linguistics - English Department

The English Department at Northern Arizona University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for AY 2012-13 (mid-August 2012—early May 2013) to teach various undergraduate and graduate courses in areas related to applied linguistics , TESL and English. This is a one-year only, full-time, benefit eligible, non-tenure-track faculty appointment.

Duties will include teaching 6 courses per year, three courses per semester, in areas such as introduction to linguistics, English structure, varieties of English in the U.S., ESL methods, CALL, and others dictated by the needs of the undergraduate program and and the graduate TESL certificate, the master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (MA/TESL), and PhD in applied linguistics. (See additional program information:; and also, then look at listings for the TESL Certificate, MA-TESL, and PhD in applied linguistics)

Minimum qualifications
Minimum qualifications include PhD in TESL/applied linguistics or related field in hand by time of appointment and demonstrated success in university teaching. Preference will be given to individuals who have successfully taught undergraduate and graduate courses in linguistics, applied linguistics, or TESL, and who have experience supervising teaching assistants. Successful candidates will also also have demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations.

Interested individuals should submit the following materials all together:
--Current curriculum vitae
--Statement of interest
--Evidence of effective university teaching, as shown in course materials and student evaluations
--Copies of all graduate transcripts
--Contact information (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) for three professional referees
--Sample publications (if available) (submit in hard copy or .pdf form)

Review of applications begins May 2, 2012

Materials submitted by mail can be sent to:
Prof. Mary McGroarty, English Department, 700 S. Humphreys, CDR , Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ 86011)

E-mailed materials can be sent to