ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AS A
SOUTHEAST/SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
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The School of Education invites applications for an Assistant
Professor of English as a New/Second Language to start
August 2021. Candidates must have
an earned doctorate in Second Language Education, TESOL, or a
closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered with
the limitation of starting tenure track status only after doctoral
degree has been earned.
The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to
excellence in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students and
a willingness to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and
graduate curricula. Teaching successfully through
multiple modalities is vital (face to face, hybrid,
online). This position will be responsible for helping
to promote and build the new undergraduate minor in ENL with
both education and non-education majors. This will include
helping to develop a proposal for a TESOL Certificate for those not
in the teacher education program. The person would also help
with advising ENL candidates at the graduate and undergraduate
level, and assist in arranging and
supervising clinical experiences associated with the courses
being taught. The successful applicant is expected to pursue,
establish, and maintain an active research program in the areas of
English as a New/Second Language, Language and Culture, or
Bilingual Education. With release time for research, the
standard teaching responsibility will be 3-3 courses per semester.
Service to the university and the community, such as participating
in committee work and tasks, is expected.
Candidates must have experience teaching, engaging and
collaborating with P-12 schools. The preferred candidate
will also have demonstrated experience engaging with the larger
community, including social service agencies, business and
industry, community foundations, etc. Relationships with area
schools, businesses, and the larger community that may help in
facilitating partnerships between businesses and local school
districts a plus. Opportunities to engage with The New
Neighbors Education Center, which provides services and
professional development to those working with English learners and
diverse students, are possible.
IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana
University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville,
Kentucky. The area is known for cultural, sports and recreational
activities and has a low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast offers
bachelors and masters degrees in a wide range of disciplines. The
campus is committed to a student-centered learning environment, and
actively supports students, faculty, and staff from diverse
backgrounds. Consistent with the university’s commitment to
diversity, persons from traditionally under represented groups are
strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please attach a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum
vitae, and three email addresses to request letters of
reference. The review of applicants will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled.
* References may be supplied upon interview process.
* Evidence of Teaching Ability may be in the form of an award
or recognition for teaching, or an evaluation from supervisor.
- D or Ph.D in English as a New Language, Second Language
Education, or a closely related field; ABD candidates may be
considered with the understanding that the position will be
non-tenure track until the degree is completed;
- Minimum of three years of related teaching experience in P-12
- Endorsement or certification in the field of ESOL (English to
Speakers of New Languages), ENL (English as a New Language), or
- Significant course work and/or experience in
second language acquisition;
- Knowledge of multi-lingual/multi-cultural identity development
and view of English learners as assets.
- Experience teaching multiple modalities (hybrid, online,
site-based, and or intensive courses);
- Significant course work and/or experience in teaching
culturally and linguistically diverse students in content
- Experience teaching English learning students of multiple
language backgrounds, skill levels, and ages;
- Excellence in teaching in higher education;
- Experience providing Professional Development;
- Demonstrated leadership skills.