The Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio seeks an assistant professor in the area of applied linguistics/TESL to begin Fall 2014, pending budgetary approval. We seek a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: computer-assisted language learning, second language literacy, second language learning, language teacher education, sociolinguistics, language assessment, or other related areas.
The department offers a Ph.D. in Culture, Literacy, and Language, a MA in Teaching English as a Second Language, a MA in Bicultural-Bilingual Studies with concentrations in bilingual education and bicultural studies, a graduate certificate in TESL, and a BA in Mexican American Studies. It also provides undergraduate and graduate programs for teacher certification as well as support courses for other programs in the University.
Responsibilities include: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise masters and doctoral degree students, pursue an active research agenda, and contribute to the university and community through service activities.
Required Qualifications: Doctorate in Applied Linguistics, Educational Linguistics, Language & Literacy, Education or an appropriate discipline. University-level teaching experience. Evidence of research agenda in one or more of the areas listed above. ESL/EFL teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, experience advising graduate students, proficiency in a language other than English, evidence of publications in one or more of the areas outlined above.
Appointment to begin Fall 2014, pending budgetary approval. Salary is competitive.
Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three publications or writing samples, a teaching philosophy statement, and names and contact information of three referees addressed to Dr. Wayne E. Wright, Chair, Applied Linguistics/TESL Search Committee. Applications may be submitted via the following e-mail address: Sylvia.Hernandez2@utsa.edu. A review of applications will begin October 1, 2013, and will continue until position is filled. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.