CFP TESOL 2019 (USA)

ConferencesCall for proposals: TESOL 2019: The Local-Global Nexus, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 12–15 March 2019. Deadline: July 2, 2019.

The annual TESOL convention offers English language teaching professionals and scholars from around the globe the premier opportunity for professional development. Educators and scholars from more than 100 countries exchange ideas and practices, explore a wide range of topics and current trends, expand their professional networks, engage in mentoring on research and other projects, review the latest professional publications and resources, and learn about advocacy efforts in their community and around the world.

The TESOL 2019 convention theme is TESOL: The Local-Global Nexus. Join the international TESOL community in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and experience what makes this association unique: Engage in dialogue with present and future practitioners, administrators, researchers, and advocacy leaders about language education and policy as you enrich your knowledge, networks, and professional experience.

Western U Job Ad: TESOL & Applied Linguistics (Canada)

Job adsAssistant, Associate, or Professor in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, Education, Western University (London, Ontario, Canada). Deadline: July 31, 2018.

The Faculty of Education at Western University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (probationary), Associate Professor (probationary or tenured) or Professor (tenured) in the area of TESOL and Applied Linguistics. The successful candidate will become a member of the Curriculum Studies and Studies in Applied Linguistics Academic Research Cluster, bring relevant academic strength and collaborative abilities to the Faculty, and contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of the TESOL and Applied Linguistics programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching duties will include the development and delivery of TESOL and Applied Linguistics courses within the MPED TESOL graduate program and graduate supervision, as well as possibly teaching in research intensive MA and PhD programs, and the pre-service education program.

U Sheffield Job Ad: Applied Linguistics with TESOL

Job adsLecturer in Applied Linguistics-TESOL, School of English, University of Sheffield. Deadline: 3 May 2018.

Opportunity for an individual who has teaching and research strengths in language pedagogy to make an impact on the MA in Applied Linguistics with TESOL (Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages) and on the undergraduate curriculum. The MA in Applied Linguistics team is recognised for its expert academic staff who offer research expertise and supervision in a variety of sub-disciplines. These include second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, English for academic purposes, bilingualism, corpus linguistics, pragmatics, intercultural communication and critical discourse analysis.

You will be joining the Applied Linguistics team and will have teaching and research strengths in language pedagogy covering one or more of the following areas: language curriculum design, language pedagogy, vocabulary studies, classroom-based research, language testing, CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning), and teaching young learners. The ability to teach across a broad range will be an advantage, including, if necessary, in areas beyond your primary research specialisation. You will be required to provide teaching in connection with the MA in Applied Linguistics with TESOL (Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages).

We are seeking candidates with a PhD in Applied Linguistics (or equivalent experience) and proven teaching ability.

Khanh Bui Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesKhanh Bui is currently a PhD student in Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, majoring in TESOL and World Language Education. He is also a teacher educator working with K-12 pre-service teachers in a course entitled “Language and Culture in the classroom”. He was granted a Fulbright Foreign Student Exchange Scholarship to get his Master of Education in TESOL at the University of Georgia in 2014 and graduated in 2016. His research interests are content-based language teaching, Systemic Functional Linguistics, and multimodalities in teaching mathematics.

Khanh Bui

PUBLICATIONS

Bui, K. (2015). Teachers’ concerns and solutions towards the implementation of digital storytelling in teaching English in ESL classroom in Asian countries. Journal of Journalism and Mass Communication, 5(9), 454-462.

Bui, K. (2014). Review of The book with no pictures. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 11(1).

Bui, K., Dinh, T., & Kabilan, M. K. (2012). The implementation of ICT training among academic in Vietnamese universities. In M. K. Kabilan, W. K. Too & H. P. Widodo (Eds.), ICT & ELT: Research & Perspectives in South East Asia (pp. 214-228). Malaysia: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Conferences:

Bui, K. (2015). An investigation of pragmatics development during telecollaborative dialoguing between Vietnamese and American students. Paper presented at Language Education and Diversity Conference 2015, Auckland, New Zealand.

Bui, K. (2015). An examination of intercultural development during telecollaborative dialoguing between Vietnamese and American students. Paper presented at ALAA/ALANZ/ALTAANZ Conference, Adeleide, Australia.

Bui, K. (2015). My Fulbright journey. Paper presented at 2nd Fulbright Academic Symposium, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

Bui, K. (2014). The implementation of project-based learning-An investigation and a case study in Lawrence S. Ting School, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Paper presented at 6th Engaging with Vietnam Conference, Eugene, Oregon, USA.

Bui, K (2013). An investigation of using Skype in teaching English to Vietnamese students. Paper presented at English Department Conference 2013, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Bui, K. (2012). The utilization of ICT among academics in the universities in Vietnam. Paper presented at 4th Engaging with Vietnam Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Bui, K. (2012). Re-designing Speaking Activities in Textbooks for Vietnamese Highschool Students. Paper presented at CamTESOL (Cambodia Teachers of English as a Second Language) Conference, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Bui, K (2012). Ứng dụng hình thức dạy tình huống trong giảng dạy (The implementation of task-based language teaching in teaching English to highschool students). Paper presented at Youth Conference 2015, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Bui, K. (2011). The implementation of task-based language teaching in teaching speaking for students in Vietnamese high schools. Paper presented at MELTA – Malaysian English Language Teaching Association Conference, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Luis Javier Pentón Herrera Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesLuis Javier Pentón Herrera, Ph.D., is an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher in a public high school in Prince George’s County Public Schools, and an adjunct professor in TESOL, Spanish, Writing, and Education at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, University of Maryland University College, and Ana G. Méndez University Systems. He is the Maryland Teachers of English for Speakers of Other Languages (MDTESOL) president from 2018-2019. His research focuses on Bilingual Education, Spanish, ESL/ESOL, Literacy Studies, and Hispanic Pedagogues.

Luis Penton

Selected Publications

Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2018). La alfabetización de adolescentes hispanos con educación formal limitada o interrumpida en Estados Unidos: Un exordioGlosas, 9(4). pp. 37-49.

Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2018). ESOL urban high school teachers’ perceptions of their instructional strengths and challenges: A qualitative case studyDialogues: An Interdisciplinary Journal of English Language Teaching and Research, 2(1), pp. 1-21. https://doi.org/10.30617/2.1.2

Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2017). The key is differentiation: Recognizing the literacy and linguistic needs of indigenous Hispanic studentsLiteracy Today, 34(6), 8-9.

Pentón Herrera, L. J. & Toledo-López, A. A. (2017). Alfabetizando al alfabetizador: Mujeres hispanas en un nuevo contexto socialAlteridad: Revista de Educación, 12(1), 68-78.

Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2017). Undocumented ESL students from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras in the era of Trump: A personal narrativeBerkeley Review of Education.

Toledo-López, A. A. & Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2016). The impact of bilingual education in the professional development of Hispanic womenÁmbito de Encuentros Journal, 9(2), pp. 25-49.

Pentón Herrera, L. J. & Duany, M. (2016). Native Spanish speakers as binate language learnersNECTFL Review, 78, pp. 15-30.

Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2015). The reading paradox: The difference between bilingual education and ELL instructionÁmbito de Encuentros Journal, 8(2), pp. 110-137.

Toledo-López, A. A., & Pentón Herrera, L. J. (2015). Dual language immersion in higher education: An introductionNABE Perspectives, 37(2), pp. 24-28.

For more information about his works, publications, and contact information, please visit his website.

Lancaster U Job Ad: TESOL (UK)

Job adsLecturer in TESOLLinguistics & English Language, Lancaster University. Closing Date:  15 September 2017

You will have a PhD and relevant research and teaching experience in second language teaching, second language learning and/or classroom-based research. You will join a large group of internationally renowned linguists that includes specialists in second language teaching, learning and assessment, as well as in many other areas, including: English Language study, Corpus Linguistics, Discourse Studies, Forensic Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Sociophonetics, Cognitive Linguistics and Psycholinguistics.

You will pursue research and publications at a level appropriate for a strong submission to the next Research Excellence Framework and will be expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students. You will contribute to the department’s modules and programmes in TESOL and related areas, particularly at postgraduate level.

This is a full time indefinite post beginning 1 January 2018.

U Bristol Job Ad: Applied Linguistics & TESOL

Lecturer in Education (TESOL/Applied Linguistics)
University of Bristol, UK

The Graduate School of Education is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to make a significant contribution to the School’s long established Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) / Applied Linguistics provision. The successful individual will contribute to our successful Masters programmes, doctoral supervision, and to extending the School’s research profile in this area. This is a full academic role, and the post-holder’s contribution will span scholarship, teaching, research and administration. Candidates will be at the forefront of their field, and will be expected to play a significant role in the delivery of the School’s research strategy.

The successful candidate will be a thoughtful, dynamic, creative and ambitious self-starter, keen to develop their research and teaching in a supportive and high-performing environment. You will be an experienced doctoral supervisor, and have experience of supervising doctoral candidates through to completion. We welcome applicants who have interests that complement our existing research strengths. Candidates who can clearly articulate how their research and teaching interrelate are of particular interest to us, as are those who bring methodological insights. This is a key appointment and represents a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the development of an established area of academic endeavour for the School.

The closing date for applications is 26 March 2017.

Job Ad University College London (Applied Linguistics & TESOL)

Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and TESOL
UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics, UCL Institute of Education
University College London (UCL), UK
Closing Date: 7 Jul 2016

Duties and Responsibilities
Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Masters programmes in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (including MA in TESOL Pre Service), especially in second language acquisition, bilingualism and multilingualism, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, intercultural communication and/or research methods. The supervision of PhDs, research activities and administrative responsibilities of the Centre the Department, the Institute and UCL generally.

Key Requirements
The postholder will have a PhD in Applied Linguistics, TESOL or a relevant subject. Experience in teaching and supervision in a higher education institution and proven ability to undertake research and produce publications of high quality.

Further Details
The post is available from the 1st September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

If you have any queries about the post, please contact Professor Li Wei li.wei [at] ucl.ac.uk
To apply, please go to UCL jobs website and apply online.
For technical queries, contact Jackie Gadd: j.gadd [at] ucl.ac.uk

U Nizwa job ad: Applied Linguistics/TESOL (Oman)

Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Full Professor in Applied Linguistics / TESOL
University of Nizwa – Department of Foreign Languages
Expires: 12th March 2016

We are seeking motivated, well-qualified academics to teach English classes for university-wide EAP courses, and on courses in the BA and MA English language programmes in the Department of Foreign Languages, University of Nizwa, Oman. Applicants should be able to begin work at the beginning of the Fall 2016 academic semester (August / September).

Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have the following profile:

Lecturer:
• MA in Applied Linguistics / TESOL from an recognized Anglophonic university

Assistant Prof / Associate Prof / Prof:
• PhD in Applied Linguistics / TESOL from an recognized Anglophonic university
• Research track record and proof of an ongoing commitment to research activities
• Experience in supervising MA theses

For all ranks:
• Higher education teaching experience in a relevant specialism for a minimum of two years
• Computer / media literacy including use of a LMS
• Experience of working in an L2 English academic context.

Job Description
The successful applicant will be expected to:
• teach modules in the university-wide English courses, and on BA and MA English language programmes (according to rank)
• contribute to the development of courses, and the development of student learning opportunities
• collaborate with other teachers working on the programmes
• supervise BA undergraduate final year projects and MA dissertations as required
• undertake necessary administrative tasks

Application Information
Applicants should send their CV and covering letter via email.

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool U job ad: Applied Linguistics/TESOL

Lecturer/Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics and TESOL
Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University – Department of English, Culture and Communication
Suzhou, China
Closes: 21st February 2016

Applications are invited for a position in applied linguistics and TESOL in the Department of English, Culture and Communication at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. The Department specialises in applied linguistics and TESOL, English language, English literature, and communication and media studies. Successful candidates shall have, or expect shortly to receive; a PhD in a relevant area of applied linguistics and English language studies, and be able to demonstrate teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in international English-medium institutional contexts. Candidates shall also be able to demonstrate an international research profile with a proven record of high quality research publications. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the delivery of both MA TESOL and BA Applied English programmes. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to design and develop courses in second language acquisition, discourse analysis, stylistics and English for Specific Purposes.

The department currently has 25 academic staff and over 500 students. XJTLU is a unique collaborative institution, the first and currently the only university in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees. Formed in 2006, the University now has over 8,000 students studying on campus. The language of instruction in Years 2 to 4 is English. XJTLU aims to become truly research-led, and has recently committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of PhD student numbers on campus. The Department currently offers five undergraduate degree programmes, in English and Finance, English and International Business, English and Communication Studies, Applied English, and Communication Studies; and an MA in TESOL and an MSc in Media and Communication. A Masters in Translation is currently under development. It is well-equipped with cutting-edge facilities, including a dedicated interpreting laboratory, an SDLTrados professional translation laboratory, and a Digital Media Production Laboratory.

XJTLU is located in the Higher Education Town of Suzhou Industrial Park, well-connected via nearby airports and high-speed rail, and just 25 minutes by rail from Shanghai. SIP is a major growth zone, including operations run by nearly one-fifth of the Fortune 500 top global companies. Greater Suzhou is now the fifth largest concentration of economic activity in China in terms of GDP. The broader Suzhou area encompasses the spirit of both old and new in China, with the historic old town’s canals and UNESCO World Heritage Site gardens attracting millions of tourists annually. SIP offers an excellent quality of life with high environmental standards. The nearby Jinji Lake provides attractive views, by day and by night, and there are a variety of shopping facilities, international and local restaurants, entertainment hubs and a great nightlife. Suzhou is also home to four international schools.

The salary range for the position is 19,971 – 30,701 RMB/month (Lecturer), and 31,166 – 42,546 RMB/month (Associate Professor). In addition, members of academic staff are entitled to accommodation and travel allowances, medical insurance, and relocation expenses. Overseas staff may receive a tax “holiday” of up to three years, depending on nationality, residence and personal circumstances.

To Apply: submit an online application.

Applications should be received by 21 February 2016 (reference LCT1515). Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of Department, Dr Nick Cope.

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