Teaching Assistant Professor in English for Academic Purposes at George Washington University
The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program at The George Washington University (http://programs.columbian.gwu.edu/eap/) invites applications for a non-tenure accruing teaching position (3-year contract with the possibility of renewal), anticipated to start August 1, 2017.
Basic Qualifications: A doctoral degree, or ABD with expected completion date of no later than August 31, 2017, in a relevant field (such as Teaching English as a Second Language, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Composition-Rhetoric/Writing Studies, or a closely related field), specialized experience teaching second language writing in a higher educational context, and evidence of excellence in teaching, as demonstrated by evaluations, peer reviews, etc. Successful candidates are expected have an understanding of current research that informs pedagogical best practices and an active presence in the field.
Responsibilities: The faculty member will be expected to teach all levels of EAP, assist in program administration and instructional coordination, as well as develop new courses and programs in a rapidly growing EAP program. Academic rank will be Teaching Assistant Professor, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply: Complete the online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/40543 and upload a cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy and interest, and copies of course evaluations. In addition, candidates invited for interviews will be asked to send a teaching portfolio and at least three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.