DEPARTMENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING, POLICY AND LEADERSHIP
Open rank - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Dual Language/Bilingual Education
The University of Maryland invites applications for the position of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Dual Language Bilingual Education (DLBE) in the Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL). The position offers opportunities for research, teaching, and service that build on partnerships with local districts in a dynamic state policy context. The successful applicant will join a vibrant scholarly community in Applied Linguistics and Language Education (ALLE) whose programs include an undergraduate minor, master’s programs, an EdD program, and a PhD program. ALLE is home to the Multilingual Research Center, a thriving center committed to promoting research and outreach related to multilingualism, multilingual communities, and bilingual/multilingual education. The department, college, and campus are committed to challenging systemic racism and partnering with communities to offer solutions that contribute to equity and social justice in education. We seek a colleague who manifests the same commitments through research, teaching, mentoring, and service to promote DLBE in the state of Maryland and beyond.
Located in the Washington, DC-Baltimore corridor, the University of Maryland, College Park, is the flagship research university and a land grant institution committed to rigorous research, quality teaching, and public service. The University of Maryland is among the nation’s premier institutions for language-related research, with over 200 language scientists and scholars in 17 different departments who participate in the Maryland Language Science Center. The University of Maryland is one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship, and innovation, the university enrolls more than 37,000 students, employs 9,000 faculty and staff, and features 250 academic programs. It is a member of the Association of American Universities and the Big Ten Conference.
TLPL is an active and thriving department within the University of Maryland College of Education. Both the department and the college are invested in cultivating diverse, equitable, and inclusive work and learning environments for students, faculty, and staff.
- Doctorate in Bilingual Education, Educational Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Literacy, Curriculum & Instruction, World Language Education, or related fields.
- A record of research and scholarly publications on dual language education commensurate with expectations for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
- Record of excellence in teaching, research, and service commensurate with expectations for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
- Experience working in bilingual/multilingual contexts and expertise collaborating, teaching, and/or participating in minoritized culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
- Pre-K-12 classroom teaching experience in dual language bilingual education, two-way immersion, world language education, and/or immersion classroom settings.
- Teacher certification in dual language education, TESOL/ESL, or bilingual education.
- Evidence of successful applications for external funding commensurate with expectations for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
- Evidence of collaboration with faculty, graduate students, policy makers, and/or school district leaders or community leaders.
- Knowledge of language education policy related to K-12 multilingual learners in the US.
- Evidence of commitment to inclusive pedagogies, multilingualism, anti-racist pedagogies, social justice, and/or critical consciousness.
- A detailed letter describing qualifications for the position, including academic background, research agenda, prior teaching experience, and service/outreach.
- Curriculum vitae.
- A one-page statement that describes the applicant’s experiences with multilingualism and commitments to equity in dual language bilingual education.
- Two examples of the applicant’s scholarship.
- Names and contact information for three professional references to be entered in the online application.
Screening will begin on November 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should upload the documents listed under the application instructions to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings. For questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Co-Chairs, Melinda Martin-Beltran (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Alejandro Pérez Belda (email@example.com). For questions about the online application process, please contact Lattisha Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.