Multilingual Language Learner Lecturer

Employer
Brown University
Location
Providence, Rhode Island
Salary
TBD
Closing date
Oct 24, 2021

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Education Department Lecturer Multilingual Learning

Brown University’s Department of Education seeks to hire a full-time lecturer with expertise in language acquisition, bilingual education, and/or teaching Multilingual Learners to join a faculty committed to addressing social equity issues within the context of urban schools. The faculty member will teach and advise students in our intensive one-year Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program and our multi-disciplinary Education Studies undergraduate concentration. The MAT program cultivates deep partnerships with urban schools in the Providence area that have significant and growing numbers of emerging multilingual students. Therefore, we seek a faculty member who will join us as we think critically about how best to support the students and schools in our community. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

The faculty member will teach graduate courses in teacher education; advise, mentor, and supervise student-teacher experiences; and contribute to the Department’s mission to provide professional development to teachers at local schools and alumni. The faculty member will also teach undergraduate courses in areas of expertise related to language development and education. The position is for a three-year renewable term with potential for promotion and begins in Fall 2022.

Applicants must have a master's degree or a doctorate in Education, Critical Applied Linguistics, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, or related content fields. A doctorate is preferred. The most qualified applicants will have experience in K-12 teaching; teaching and supervision of new teachers; strong knowledge of and expertise in the research and pedagogy on language acquisition for emerging bilingual students; an ability to work closely and productively with school and university colleagues; and a commitment to advancing educational equity in urban schools. We encourage applicants who bring professional expertise in supporting linguistic diversity and the shifting student demographics in public schools; sustaining equitable, culturally responsive and inclusive learning environments; supporting students with disabilities and learning differences; promoting students’ social-emotional development; teacher education and professional learning; and/or strengthening communities and networks of practice.

Review of applications will begin November 9, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Please apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/95229. Please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Diane Silva Pimentel (diane_silva_pimentel@brown.edu), Chair of the Search Committee, and questions regarding the application process can be directed to Leah Lebel (leah_lebel@brown.edu). Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.

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