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Assistant Professor, TESOL (Tenure-Track) (Two Positions)

Rhode Island College
Providence, Rhode Island
$61,353 Baseline; $64,300 minimum for terminal degree
Date posted
Sep 6, 2023

Assistant Professor, TESOL (Tenure-Track) (Two Positions)

Educational Studies Department

Rhode Island College

Rhode Island College invites applicants for the two positions of Assistant, Professor TESOL (Tenure-Track). These are full-time, academic year, continuing tenure track positions.

The Department of Educational Studies at Rhode Island College invites creative and engaged teacher-scholars to join this dynamic team. The successful candidates will bring expertise in TESOL content and innovative pedagogy, and possess a keen ability to engage in interdisciplinary work. As the state’s leading institution in teacher education, The Department of Educational Studies is noted for its dedication to the best in personalized education, its commitment to equity and diversity and to building deep-rooted partnerships with the community. The Department of Educational Studies is located in the newly designed Feinstein School of Education and Human Development facility in Horace Mann Hall, featuring state-of-the-art classrooms, RIC continues to educate tomorrow’s teachers to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Founded in 1854, Rhode Island College is a distinctive regional college personalizing education for undergraduate and graduate students. The college serves the undergraduate and graduate students through its five schools: The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work.
The 180-acre campus is located in beautiful, historic Providence, Rhode Island’s capital, with excellent proximity to the academic and cultural resources of Boston and New York City.

Required qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in TESOL, bilingual education, or related field. ABD candidates will be considered
  • At least three years’ experience in Pk-12 TESOL or Bilingual Education settings in the US.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of best practices in TESOL in bilingual education including PK-12 and/or Adult ESOL settings
  • Strong understanding of and connection to transnational, bilingual, and/or historically marginalized communities in the US.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish productive working relationships with colleagues and partner schools

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proficiency in a language other than English, with preference for languages spoken by bilingual communities in RI.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the postsecondary level, with a focus on preparing teachers of emergent bilinguals for PK-12 settings
  • Experience advocating for emergent bilinguals at the community, district, or statewide level.

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Proposed starting salary: $61,353 Baseline; $64,300 minimum for terminal degree

For a full job description, which includes additional responsibilities and requirements for the position and application procedures, see Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.

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