|Type of Position||OTHER|
|Advertising Ends on:||Extended Until Position is Filled|
|Advertising Started on:||Tuesday, January 21st, 2020|
|College:||College of Liberal Arts & Sciences|
|Department:||English as Second Language|
|Full/Part Time Status:||Full Time|
ESL Programs at The University of Iowa invites applications for the position of Director of English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs at the rank of Associate Professor of Instruction within the Instructional Faculty track. This is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure-track position to begin May 1, 2020. The initial appointment will be for five years, and will be renewable thereafter in five-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching and program management and development. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Director, who reports to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will have overall management responsibility for the three distinct programs within ESL Programs: the Iowa Intensive English Program (IIEP), the ESL Credit Program (support-level program), and the Teaching Assistant Preparation in English Program (TAPE). In addition to ESL, the Director should have a broad knowledge of international education, as well as immigration law as it relates to international students, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and collegially, with interpersonal skills that contribute to a respectful and productive working environment.
Responsibilities of the Director include:
Training and Professional Development
To apply, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #73878, and include a letter of interest that addresses your vision and values as the administrator of a comprehensive English as a Second Language program at a major research university, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications; 9-month appointment with additional 2 months of summer salary. Review of applications will begin February 4, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled, with preliminary interviews conducted by telephone or videoconference.
In 2016, the University of Iowa adopted a new policy governing the rights and responsibilities of Instructional Faculty, including promotion criteria and ranks. For more information about the UI Instructional Faculty Track policy: https://provost.uiowa.edu/instructional-faculty-track-appointments. For more information about the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences policy:
English as a Second Language Programs and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
A terminal degree in Linguistics/TESL (including coursework in phonetics, structure of English and second language acquisition)
Letter of Interest
|Number of References: 3|
|Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.|
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