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Clinical Assistant Professor TESOL/ESOL August 2019

Company: The University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Job Description:

Posting Details Posting Details Posting Number F0250P Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor TESOL/ESOL August 2019 Department COE Language & Literacy Education About the University of Georgia The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. About the College/Unit/Department The Department of Language and Literacy Education has a faculty recognized nationally and internationally for expertise in multiple overlapping areas including English Education, Literacies and Children's Literature, Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages, and World Language Education. The department has intentionally built an international and multicultural faculty and is committed to continuing to increase its personal and/or professional diversity through this hire. Information about the department, its programs, and the faculty is available at www.coe.uga.edu/lle . Information about the TESOL and World Language Education program and its academic offerings is available at https://coe.uga.edu/directory/tesolworld-language-education-programs. The College of Education (https://coe.uga.edu/) at the University of Georgia has over 200 faculty members, enrolls nearly 4,000 students each semester (approximately 60% graduate students), and supports graduate programs perennially ranked among the nation's best. College/Unit/Department website https://coe.uga.edu/directory/language-and-literacy-education Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2019 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 01/18/2019 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants 1. Upload all of the following in Applicant Documents: a cover letter specifically responsive to the position's responsibilities and required and preferred qualifications as listed a complete resume or curriculum vitae a statement of teaching philosophy (a teaching portfolio is not required) unofficial transcripts from all graduate work 2. Provide names and contact information from three persons who could provide letters of reference if asked under 'External Recommendations' 3. Official transcripts, sample syllabi, and letters of reference will be required only from finalists. Letters of reference will not be sought until the search committee has communicated with the applicant. Applications received by February 20, 2019, are assured full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Questions can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Lou Tolosa-Casadont (ltolosacasadontuga.edu). Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Position Details Position Information Classification Title Clinical Assistant Professor Pay Grade FLSA Faculty Rank Clinical Assistant Professor Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline Position Summary The Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor with expertise in teaching English for speakers of other languages (TESOL/ESOL). The position begins in August 2019. Clinical faculty members in our department are full-time 9-month (academic year) faculty members who have a strong academic background, professional experience in teaching, and a commitment to teacher education. Clinical faculty members are typically renewed annually, and the clinical faculty line allows promotions in rank. Summer teaching opportunities may be available from year to year, contingent on student enrollment and funding availability. --- teach undergraduate and graduate courses for future and current educators about the scholarship and practice of TESOL/ESOL, in face-to-face and online formats --- supervise other instructors, coordinate course content and offerings, and coordinate student and program needs for the department's ESOL Endorsement program and TESOL online certificate program --- support the department, the institution, and/or the profession through institutional or professional service, including committee work Additional Requirements --- an earned doctorate in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition (SLA), Bilingual Education, or a related field by August 2019 --- at least 5 years of professional experience in the field of TESOL --- at least 1 year of experience with online teaching or distance education --- at least 1 year of experience in a leadership, coordination, or administrative role --- evidence of the potential to teach effectively at the university level --- evidence of a commitment to working with emergent bilingual learners in diverse and multilingual contexts Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification --- at least 1 year of experience working in a public school or school district in the United States --- at least 1 year of experience teaching TESOL/ESOL methods, phonology, oral/aural comprehension, SLA, and/or culturally sustaining pedagogies at the university level Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies --- evidence of the ability to coordinate and administer TESOL/ESOL or other language education programs at the university level --- understanding of second language assessment principles and practices --- understanding of applied linguistics as related to second language instruction Physical Demands Does this position have financial responsibilities? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? Credit and P-Card policy Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website. Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities --- teach undergraduate and graduate courses for future and current educators about the scholarship and practice of TESOL/ESOL, in face-to-face and online formats --- supervise other instructors, coordinate course content and offerings, and coordinate student and program needs for the department's ESOL Endorsement program and TESOL online certificate program --- support the department, the institution, and/or the profession through institutional or professional service, including committee work Percentage Of Time 100 Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Do you have at least 5 years of professional experience in the field of TESOL? yes no Do you have at least 1 year of experience with online teaching or distance education? yes no Do you have at least 1 year of experience in a leadership, coordination, or administrative role? yes no Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume/CV Cover Letter Unofficial Transcripts Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy Optional Documents

Keywords: The University of Georgia, Athens , Clinical Assistant Professor TESOL/ESOL August 2019, Education / Teaching , Athens, Georgia

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