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Visiting Instructor in TESOL/Linguistics

Date 2016-11-30 18:11:15 Location : North America

The Department of English at Missouri State University seeks candidates for a visiting instructor in TESOL/Linguistics for Spring 2017 (non-tenure track, renewable for one year through May, 2018).

The department offers degrees in English at the BA and MA levels with tracks/minors in linguistics, TELL, and TESOL. The department participates in a collaborative MA in applied second language acquisition with the department of modern and classical languages. See the department web site at http://english.missouristate.edu/ for additional information.

The first date of consideration is December 2, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity.

The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Minimum Qualifications

MA in applied linguistics or closely related field from an accredited university, degree completed by December 2016;
Graduate coursework in modern English grammar (descriptive or pedagogical grammar and syntax);
Teaching experience in TESOL/English;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Preferred Qualifications

Experience serving both native English speaker students and international students in a university setting;
Doctoral coursework in English grammar and second language acquisition.
As part of the application, candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, a writing sample, and two letters of reference.

Internal Number: 30350