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Teaching Assistant Professor in English for Academic Purposes

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Complete the online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/46968 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 December 4, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001241
Academic Title: Teaching Assistant Professor in English for Academic Purposes
Rank: Teaching Assistant Professor
Administrative Title:
Discipline Humanities
Specialty:
Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track, Special Service
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2018
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program at The George Washington University (https://eap.columbian.gwu.edu/) invites applications for a non-tenure Teaching Assistant Professor position (3-year contract with the possibility of renewal), beginning as early as July 1, 2018.

Specific Duties and 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

A doctoral degree or ABD 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) with all requirements for the doctorate completed by date of appointment; 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.

Advertised Salary:
Other Benefits:
Other Information:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete the online faculty application at
http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/46968 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 December 4, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link:
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment 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 or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/46968

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Interest
  4. Course Evaluations or Summaries
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a doctoral degree or ABD with expected completion date of no later than the date of appointment in a relevant field (such as Teaching Englsih as a Second Language, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Composition-Rhetoric/Writing Studies, or a closely related field)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have specialized experience teaching second language writing in a higher educational context?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have an understanding of current research that informs pedagogical best practices and an active presence in the field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have evidence of excellence in teaching, as demonstrated by evaluations, peer reviews, etc?
    • Yes
    • No