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Director, Intensive English Program

Date 2012-11-14 03:11:59 Location : North America

Application Deadline:Open until filled
Category: Foreign languages/ literatures, Humanities
Employment Status:Full-time

Indiana University
Department of Second Language Studies
seeks candidates for
Director, Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program, Department of Second Language Studies, at Indiana University announces a search for the Director of the Intensive English program (IEP). We are looking for director-candidates with previous experience as directors or assistant directors of university-based programs. Previous UCIEP and/or CEA affiliation is strongly preferred. Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in Second Language Studies, Applied Linguistics, TESOL, or Linguistics and should have a significant professional portfolio in the field in addition to administrative experience. Areas of expertise may include a profile in student services, curriculum development, language assessment, publication of teaching materials and/ or textbooks, research in second language acquisition, teacher development, or other relevant areas. The Director will have a 12-month appointment and the rank of academic specialist.

The successful candidate will work with our current director in the capacity of Director-Designate until January 2014 and will assume the Director position in January 2014. Start date as early as January 2013 but not later than July 1, 2013.

The Intensive English Program is an EAP program and is part of the Department of Second Language Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. The department offers three graduate degrees (an M.A. in TESOL/Applied Linguistics and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Second Language Studies) and employs both full-time teachers and graduate teaching assistants. The Director will work closely with the Chair of the academic unit.

The mission of the Intensive English Program is to serve learners of English by offering courses designed to support development of English language skills for academic studies in North American universities. As part of the Department of Second Language Studies, the IEP also contributes to the development of ESL professionals, encourages curricular innovation, and supports the research mission of the department. In these ways the IEP contributes to the broader mission of Indiana University in fostering a community of global citizens.

We invite you to explore the IEP website,, the department website, and the university to learn more about us. Inquiries may be addressed to Marlin Howard, Director ( and Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Chair,

Applicants should send a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and sample publications or relevant documentation of professional accomplishments to Professor Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Department of Second Language Studies, 313 Memorial Hall, 1021 E Third St, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Letters of support will be solicited by the candidates after initial screening. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Indiana University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Indiana University encourages applications from women and minorities.