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Foreign Language Assessment Coordinator at Michigan State University



Foreign Language Assessment Coordinator
Job # 5135

The Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA) at Michigan State University invites applications for an annual academic specialist position in the Continuing System for an individual to serve as Foreign Language Assessment Coordinator beginning August 2017. The successful applicant will contribute to the development of foreign language assessment programs, which includes teaching in the field of language assessment.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics or a related field with a minimum of 2 years experience in foreign language assessment, foreign language curriculum development, and task-based language education. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2 years experience in grant writing and near-native proficiency in a less commonly taught language.

Applications must be submitted electronically via the MSU Human Resources website, Posting: #5135. Candidates should submit a current vitae, a letter of application that includes a discussion of your experience in assessment, and the names and email addresses of three referees who will be contacted automatically by email for their letter of recommendation. For further information contact Professor Susan Gass (, Center for Language Teaching Advancement, 619 Red Cedar Road, B-135 Wells Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1027.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.