Georgetown U: 2 Positions, English Language Programs (USA)

“JobTwo administrative positions available within English Language Programs at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA. Deadline: Open until filled (posted June 7 and 11, 2019).

1. Implementation Coordinator of English Language Programs, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Deadline: Open until filled, posted June 7, 2019.

The Implementation Coordinator is a key member of the Specialist team for the U.S. Department of State funded English Language Programs (ELP), handling all administrative responsibilities for program participants to one or more geographic region(s). S/he maintains regular communication with participants, Department of State counterparts, and U.S. Embassies abroad on program participant logistics.

2. Manager for Outreach of English Language Programs, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Deadline: Open until filled, posted June 11, 2019.

The Manager for Outreach is a key member of the Outreach team for the English Language Programs (ELP). The primary objectives of the Outreach team are recruiting new applicants to the program, building ties with partner institutions and leaders in the TESOL field, involving current participants in Outreach projects, and providing engagement opportunities for alumni. These objectives are met using a variety of in-person and digital means, including regional and national conferences, special events, social media, the program website, an online participant community of practice, recruitment webinars, and newsletters. The primary responsibility of the Manager of Outreach is to develop strategy for and to oversee the implementation of all aspects of the Outreach program. The focus is on increasing engagement with program alumni and with TESOL leaders and institutions and on building the program’s reputation as the leading exchange program for TESOL professionals to ensure that highly qualified candidates apply every year. S/he will supervise a team of coordinators who are charged with planning and implementing the team’s work.

The English Language Programs (ELP) sends experienced U.S. TESOL professionals to educational institutions on short- and long-term assignments in all regions of the world. Short-term participants, Specialists, and long-term participants, as well as Fellows, are cultural ambassadors who promote English language learning and mutual understanding through cultural exchange. The Center for Intercultural Education and Development (CIED) at Georgetown University is the current administrator of English Language Programs.

U Bristol: TESOL & Applied Linguistics (UK)

“JobSenior Teaching Associate in TESOL/Applied Linguistics, School of Education, University of Bristol, UK. Deadline: 12 May 2019.

The 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. Applications are sought from academics who can demonstrate a broad knowledge base in the field of TESOL and Applied Linguistics with depth in at least one of the following areas: foreign language materials development; technology-enhanced language learning; foreign language teacher education; curriculum development; English for Specific Purposes; teaching languages to young learners; quantitative and mixed-methods approaches to language education research. The post holder should have a keen interest in contributing to further development of scholarship in these areas.

U Colorado: TESOL Instructor (USA)

“JobInstructor in TESOL Theory and Practice, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. Deadline: April 12, 2019.

The candidate selected for this 1 FTE appointment (.5 FTE Linguistics; .5 FTE International English Center) will report to both the Department of Linguistics and the International English Center. The salary is $55,000. This is a multi-year contract that can be renewed infinitely. Responsibilities divided as follows:

Department of Linguistics:
  • Teaching a 2/1 per academic year course load of split graduate/ undergraduate courses in LING-TESOL methods, theory, and practice.

  • Directing and developing the Department of BA TESOL Certificate program.

  • Advising students seeking the MA-level TESOL with Technology Certificate.

International English Center
  • Teaching 2 courses per each IEC eight-week session; four sessions per year.

  • [and more relating to teaching, curriculum development, service activities – see original ad for details]

CFP TESOL Teacher Education in a Transnational World

“PublicationCall for Book Chapters: TESOL Teacher Education in a Transnational World, Edited by Osman Barnawi & Sardar Anwaruddin. Chapter Proposal Deadline: December 31, 2018.

The editors invite you to critically examine transnational practices in contemporary TESOL teacher education. They are particularly interested in explorations of how the learning of teaching, the content, and the discourses of language teacher education are taking place in today’s transnational world. What sorts of curricular and pedagogical innovation are needed for TESOL teacher education in transnational spaces? In what ways the issues of LTE pedagogies, identities, and different forms of capital (i.e., cultural, linguistic, social, symbolic or economic) are negotiated in such spaces?

UC London Job Ad: Sociolinguistics (UK)

Job adsLecturer in Sociolinguistics for Language Education, Centre for Applied Linguistics, University College London, UK. Deadline: 14 November 2018.

Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Sociolinguistics for Language Education. The successful candidate is required to make a major contribution to the range of Master’s programmes in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, and to research and administration in the Centre for Applied Linguistics, including programme management, supervising PhDs, and carrying out first-class research activities. This post is available from 1st January 2019.

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.