The University of Georgia
Department of Language Education
TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION
Beginning Fall 2005
The Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of
Georgia seeks an assistant professor specializing in the teaching of
additional languages in K-12 school settings. The position, to begin in
August 2005, is a tenure-track, academic year appointment with the
possibility of summer appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate
with qualifications, experience and professional achievement.
A doctorate in foreign language education, applied linguistics, modern or
classical languages, bilingual education, or related field by July 2005, is
required. Evidence of scholarship or scholarly potential pertaining to the
teaching and learning of languages other than English is expected.
Experience in obtaining external funding is highly desirable. The
successful candidate should have experience working with second language
learners at the elementary, middle, or high school level.
Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in foreign
language education; developing graduate courses in candidate's areas of
specialization; coordinating a foreign language teacher certification
program; developing and extending a research and publication agenda
including the pursuit of external funding; working with master's and
doctoral students; working with other faculty in a dynamic and growing
Teaching Additional Languages (TESOL and Languages other than English)
program and in modern and classical language and area studies departments
Information about the department is available at:
Submit a letter of application including a statement of professional goals,
a curriculum vita, transcripts, a sample of scholarly writing, and at least
three letters of references to the address below.
Applications received by January 15, 2005 are assured of full consideration.
Dr. Betsy Rymes
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Language Education, 125 Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602
telephone: 706-542-5674, Fax: 706-542-4509
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
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