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Senior Lecturer position in Applied Linguistics at Pennsylvania State University


The Department of Applied Linguistics at The Pennsylvania State
University seeks qualified applicants for a Senior Lecturer position in
Applied Linguistics to begin August 1, 2009. The position is a 48-week,
three-year contract, renewable pending satisfactory performance and by
mutual consent. The Senior Lecturer will oversee and implement the
university-wide International Teaching Assistant (ITA) program,
supervise and coordinate the ESL instructional program (undergrad/grad)
in English for Academic Purposes (EAP), and supervise the departmental
teaching assistants who teach in the ESL instructional program. This
position will include opportunities to teach courses and advise
students in the MA TESL and Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics degree

Substantial supervisory experience is required in one or more
of the following areas of specialization: FL, ESL, and/or EFL language
program coordination, teacher education, ITA programs. Evidence of
excellence in teaching and scholarship is expected. Ph.D. required at
time of appointment in applied linguistics or related fields, including
but not limited to: educational linguistics, English education,
language, literacy and culture, linguistics, or second language

Review of dossiers will begin November 15, 2008. Applications will
be accepted until the position is filled. Send cover letter, CV, three
confidential letters of recommendation, and documentation of
supervisory/teaching excellence to: Karen E. Johnson, Chair, Search
Committee, 305 Sparks Building, The Pennsylvania State University,
University Park, PA 16802. Information about the Department of Applied
Linguistics can be found at

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.