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Asst/Assoc Prof of Language Education/Secondary/Multilingual Populations

University of Virginia

September 25, 2018
Job location:
Charlottesville, Virginia

Academic/Faculty, Education


Posting Summary: The Department of Curriculum, Instruction & Special Education in the Curry School of Education & Human Development at the University of Virginia is seeking applications for an adjunct or associate professor in the area of Secondary Teacher Education. Candidates who focus on the literacy and/or reading development of bilingual/multilingual populations at the secondary level are encouraged to apply. The incumbent collaborates with program and department faculty implementing teacher preparation programs and designing and delivering doctoral preparation. Other tasks include coordinating the Language Education in Multilingual Contexts doctoral program, mentoring doctoral students; advising undergraduate and graduate students on courses of study; and supervising graduate students' practica and related learning activities. A rigorous and funded line of research, working with interdisciplinary faculty across the school and the University is expected.

A Ph.D. in Education, Reading Education, TESOL/ESL/Second Language Education, Educational Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or a related area with an emphasis in bi/multilingual, English learners and/or second language acquisition and pedagogy is required by the start-date of the appointment. Ideal candidates' scholarship focuses on bi/multilingual contexts and ESL-related work, with a specific interest in adolescent literacy and/or reading development. We will prioritize individuals whose scholarship demonstrates a strong link between theory and practice among preK-12 students, teachers, and/or policy makers. candidates for the adjunct professor level must provide evidence of scholarship that has potential to obtain extramural funding. candidates for the tenured associate professor must have an established national reputation, a documented line of research focused on bi/multilingual populations, and a track record of existing and sustained extramural funding. Additional requirements include:
Three years classroom teaching practice in preK-12 ESL, dual language, and/or content-area settings with multilingual populations; expertise of ESL and content-area scholarship and pedagogies appropriate for multilingual learners at the secondary level; practice developing and designing curricula; evidence of excellent university-level teaching in a teacher education program.
practice working with culturally and/or linguistically diverse students and some practice with online teaching is preferred. practice supervising student teachers in a teacher education program is also preferred, as is the capability to use technology in innovative ways to enhance instruction and to teach online. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of collaboration with diverse groups of students and faculty.

To apply visit and search on Posting Number 0624063. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. Applicant review begins November 1, 2018. The position remains open until filled.

For information about the position, contact Peter Youngs, Search Chair,

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The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, & persons with disabilities.

Internal Number: 353_85518

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Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.

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