The University of Florida invites applications for a one-year Visiting Clinical Assistant Professorposition to work within the ESOL/Bilingual Education program area in the School of Teaching and Learning. The successful applicant for this position is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate ESOL Endorsement courses, supervise field experiences, and support online course development and delivery. This 12-month non-tenure-accruing faculty appointment will begin August 2022. Salary is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
- Teach (face-to-face, blended, and/or online) courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Participate in program development and continuous improvement
- Doctorate in TESOL, Bilingual Education, Applied Linguistics, Literacy, or related fields
- Demonstrated commitment to matters of linguistically, culturally, and socially-just practices
- Record of excellence in teaching and/or mentoring students in higher education contexts
- Evidence of collaboration with faculty, students, and other stakeholders
- Experience designing and delivering high quality instruction in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats
- K-12 teaching and/or supervisory experience in the United States
- Knowledge of international landscape for teaching English and promoting multilingualism
Applicants for the Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor position should send: (1) a cover letter addressing required and desired qualifications, (2) curriculum vita, and (3) contact information for at least three references who will be contacted and asked to send a letter of recommendation through the online application system. Applicants should reference requisition 521985, position 00038374. Candidates should submit application materials electronically at https://jobs.ufl.edu. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to search chair Dr. Mark Pacheco, firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure full consideration application materials should be submitted by June 1, 2022, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the search committee and hiring authority.
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