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Visiting Assistant Professor in TESOL/Applied Linguistics, Salisbury, MD

The Department of English at Salisbury University is soliciting applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in TESOL/Applied Linguistics.

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate, cross-listed, and graduate-level courses in Linguistics/TESOL in an NCATE-TESOL-recognized program. Position entails teaching 3 courses per semester. This is a non-tenure track, full-time, 9-month renewable position.

Minimum Qualifications: Evidence of successful teaching skills plus a Ph.D./earned doctorate by hire date in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, or a closely related field from an accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates with 2-3 years of successful teaching experience in Linguistics/TESOL/ EFL teacher preparation programs at either the graduate/ undergraduate level and/or experience teaching international, ESOL and/or ESL adults.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Candidates must demonstrate an effective teaching style targeted at a diverse student body; exhibit familiarity with NCATE/TESOL standards for teacher preparation, and possess graduate training in theoretical and applied linguistics. Successful candidates should provide demonstrated evidence in the following: knowledge of regulatory and accreditation standards; experience teaching diverse courses in theory and TESOL methodology and/or EFL pedagogy; success and record of ongoing professional development/research related to the field; commitment to serving diverse populations; ability to work collaboratively across university and international partnerships in program and curriculum development; ability and willingness to collaborate with the Graduate Director and core TESOL Faculty in planning, organizing, and evaluating program performance standards; ability to participate in ongoing accreditation processes; and finally, demonstrate a team-oriented willingness to participate in programmatic innovation.

Application: To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1). A letter of application that should outline education history, teaching experience and credentials pertinent to the posted position, 2). Curriculum Vitae. Additionally, please have three (3) blind letters of reference, provided directly from your professional references or by an Online Credential Service Provider sent directly to Clacie Hubbard at Questions about the position should be addressed to the search chair, Dr. Anjali Pandey at: All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via E-mail.

Applications submitted by April 12, 2013 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 12, 2013.

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