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Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Applied Linguistics/TESL for Spring 2013 at the University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
Visiting Assistant Professor Applied Linguistics/TESL

The Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio, seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of applied linguistics/TESL for the Spring 2013 semester, pending budgetary approval.
We seek a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: second language literacy, computer assisted language learning, language and content-area instruction, pedagogical grammar and general ESL teacher education.

The department offers a Ph.D. in Culture, Literacy, and Language, a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English as a Second Language, a Master of Arts degree in Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mexican American Studies. It also provides undergraduate and graduate programs for teacher certification as well as support courses for other programs in the University.

Responsibilities include: Teach 3 graduate and/or undergraduate TESL courses, and provide service to the MA-TESL Program as needed.

Required Qualifications: Doctorate in Applied Linguistics, Educational Linguistics, Language & Literacy, Education or an appropriate discipline. University-level teaching experience. Evidence of research agenda in one of the areas listed above.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, proficiency in a language other than English, ESL/EFL teaching experience, experience advising graduate students, and evidence of publications in one or more of the areas outlined above.

Appointment is for Spring 2013 only, pending budgetary approval, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. Teaching opportunities for Summer 2013 may be available.

Applicants must submit by e-mail a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a publication
or writing sample, and names and contact information of three referees to:
Dr. Juliet Langman, Chair, Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee via the
following e-mail:

For hire at the visiting assistant professor level, ABD candidates must have
completed the doctorate by December 15, 2012. Applicants who are not U.S. Citizens must state their current visa and residency status. A review of applications will begin November 1, 2012, and will continue until position is filled. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.