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Open-Rank Non-Tenure Track Professor of the Practice in Multilingual Learner Education

Vanderbilt Univeristy
Nashville, Tennessee
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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The Department of Teaching and Learning at the Peabody College of Education and Human Development invites applications for open-rank, non-tenure track professors of the practice position in Multilingual Learner Education beginning Fall 2022. Qualifications include an earned doctorate in multilingual learner education or related field (e.g., applied linguistics, TESOL, sociolinguistics, etc.). Applicants should demonstrate evidence of or strong potential for practice-based scholarship. As such, we seek a scholar who: is an accomplished teacher at the undergraduate and graduate levels in topics related to Multilingual Learner Education; has significant experience in P-12 and other educational settings (domestically and/or internationally) serving multilingual learners; can collaborate with current faculty in designing teacher education pedagogies that will support novice teachers as they develop commitment to and skills for anti-oppressive, socially-just, and equitable educational practices; is willing to collaborate in program development and administration; will plan and collaborate with local districts and organizations serving multilingual learners and communities.

At Peabody, the role of Practice-line Faculty is centered at the nexus of applied research and practice. In this position, faculty have multi-year, renewable appointments, receive mentoring, and are reviewed regularly for potential promotion.

We will begin reviewing applications November 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit:

  1. Letter of interest including 1-2 paragraphs describing how the work advances teaching and/or furthers equitable aspects of learning and teaching among multilingual learners
  2. CV
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Scholarly paper
  5. 3 names for references

The committee will request three letters of recommendation from a small group of

finalists. Please apply at the following link:

Questions may be addressed to:

Dr. Ana Christina da Silva Iddings, Search Committee Chair (

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Vanderbilt Peabody College website at

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, without regard to race/color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Vanderbilt University has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University recently announced that students, faculty, and staff, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Vanderbilt, you will be required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Effective, August 1, 2021, proof of full vaccination or an approved accommodation will be required before the start of employment in order to work at Vanderbilt University.

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Education - Faculty Position, Location: Nashville, TN - 37203
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