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Clinical Assistant Professor of TESOL (two positions), University of Maryland College Park

The Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL) in the College of Education at the University of Maryland seeks to hire two Clinical Assistant Professors of TESOL. Both positions require a doctorate in language education, applied linguistics, or closely related field, and both involve significant coordination and oversight responsibilities.

Position #1: Clinical Assistant Professor of TESOL (1)

Clinical Assistant Professor of TESOL and PDS Coordinator (Position #1). The TESOL Program/PDS Coordinator works collaboratively with other faculty in the Division of Language, Literacy, Culture, and Social Inquiry (LLCSI) to coordinate the day-to-day activities of three TESOL masters programs and an undergraduate TESOL minor, both on-campus and in Professional Development School (PDS) sites. The TESOL Program/PDS Coordinator assists in recruitment and program improvement initiatives, completes TESOL-NCATE reports, communicates regularly with students about upcoming deadlines and opportunities, collaborates with program partners, and performs other related duties. Teaching responsibilities include two 3-credit courses each year, a 1-credit internship seminar each semester, and supervision of two interns for fall or spring semester. This is a 9-month, non-tenure accruing academic appointment with limited, separately compensated summer commitments.

Minimum Qualifications (Position #1): K-12 classroom teaching experience; PhD or EdD in TESOL, language education, or related field; experience working collaboratively with local schools; evidence of capacity to manage program details effectively.

Desired Qualifications (Position #1): Experience teaching in a teacher education program at the Masters level.

Position #2: Clinical Assistant Professor of TESOL (2)

Clinical Assistant Professor of TESOL and TESOL Outreach Program Coordinator (Position #2). A new position, the TESOL Outreach Program Coordinator plans and implements short-term TESOL institutes for groups of international visitors in collaboration with the Center for Language, Literacy and Culture (CLLC) in the Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL) and in partnership with the Maryland English Institute (MEI), and plans, staffs, and implements a planned online TESOL Masters program. The TESOL Outreach Program Coordinator is responsible for building the outreach efforts of the CLLC and TLPL. Teaching responsibilities are balanced with program coordination responsibilities. This is a 12-month, non-tenure accruing academic appointment.

Minimum Qualifications (Position #2): PhD or EdD in TESOL, language education, or related field; evidence of capacity to manage program details effectively.

Desired Qualifications (Position #2): Proficiency in a language other than English; international experience; experience with online teaching.

How To Apply
For best consideration, please submit all materials by February 22, 2013.

Applicants may apply for either or both positions, as appropriate. To be considered for both positions, applicants must separately submit their materials for each. Applications for either position should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three individuals who can provide letters of recommendation. The cover letter should relate the applicant's qualifications to the set of responsibilities for the position, and should describe the applicant's intellectual interests in the field, and how these might fit within a community of scholars in TESOL and Applied Linguistics.

To apply for Position #1 (job posting # 118845), visit this link: https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58364

To apply for Position #2 (job posting # 118872), visit this link: https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58411

For inquiries, please contact Jeff MacSwan, search committee chair, at macswan@umd.edu.