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Assistant Professor for ESL Education

Employer
Tennessee Tech University
Location
Algood, Tennessee
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Assistant Professor for ESL Education

Please read the carefully before applying. The essential functions are the fundamental job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without a reasonable accommodation. Additional job duties may be assigned as needed.

Applicants who do not fully meet the minimum qualifications or who do not fully complete the application as instructed will not be considered. Applicants are responsible for demonstrating that they possess the qualifications advertised for the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure applicants of an interview.

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts (Official transcripts required upon hire), and email addresses for three references at time of application, references will be contacted when approved for interview. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Questions can be directed to: Dr. Jeremy Wendt, Search Committee, Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Tennessee Technological University. You may contact Dr. Wendt at 931-372-3181 or preferably by email at jwendt@tntech.edu.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Number 123460 Working Title Assistant Professor for ESL Education Job Title Assistant Professor Job Type Full-Time Department Curriculum and Instr Office Job Purpose

Teach courses, perform research, and fulfill the mission of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction.

Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Essential Functions

Teaching in the undergraduate and graduate English as a Second Language education program; teaching courses that focus on methodology, curriculum, procedures, and strategies of ESL education instruction; delivering instruction to teacher candidates and professionals; establishing and maintaining a record of scholarly productivity as demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications, acquisition of external funding, and presentations at state, regional and national conferences; providing service at the University, professional and community levels; developing and maintaining partnerships with area ESL education programs for student field experiences; evaluating teacher candidates in field placements; chairing and/or serving on graduate committees and mentoring graduate students; and engaging in program development with faculty.

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in an educational discipline. Teaching licensure or eligible for license renewal. Full-time teaching experience in a K-12 setting and full-time higher education ESL teaching experience. Ability to teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate ESL education programs. Familiarity with CAEP accreditation standards, K-12 ESL education standards, and EdTPA. Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively with faculty, colleagues and administrators. Ability to integrate technology into instruction and documented evidence of online course content delivery. Ability to advise students, serve on and chair masters level committees, and serve on doctoral level committees. Commitment to and potential for developing proposals for external funding. Demonstrated scholarly publications/research endeavors.

Preferred Qualifications

In person and online university teaching experience in ESL education.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 2024. Benefits Information

Benefits include the accumulation of one sick leave day per month and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.

Posting Details

Posting Date 02/10/2024 Screening Date 04/08/2024 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts (Official transcripts required upon hire), and email addresses for three references at time of application, references will be contacted when approved for interview. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Questions can be directed to: Dr. Jeremy Wendt, Search Committee, Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Tennessee Technological University. You may contact Dr. Wendt at 931-372-3181 or preferably by email at jwendt@tntech.edu.

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