Assistant Professor of English/Director of English Language Learners Program
Date 2016-11-30 18:11:49 Location : North America
The successful candidate will support Biola University’s commitment to excellence in teaching through the integration of Christian faith and learning, and must demonstrate a commitment to working with an ethnically and culturally diverse student population. Biola seeks faculty committed to honoring diversity, practicing inclusion, respecting gender, and furthering cross-cultural understandings. Candidate materials should demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse populations, integrate cross-cultural content and perspectives in the classroom, and respect diverse peoples and opinions in scholarship and/or administration.
Biola is an evangelical Christian university, in which faculty endorse the University Doctrinal Statement, adhere to the Standard of Conduct, and are committed to integration of faith and learning. Personal commitment to the Christian faith is required.
Terms of Contract: Tenure-track position beginning before the start of the Fall semester 2017. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package included.
Please apply online by submitting a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a one-page document describing how you became a Christian, a writing sample, a combined teaching and administrative philosophy, a teaching portfolio (including sample syllabi and assignments), and contact information for three references (including email).
Faculty applications will be sent to promising candidates. Position is open until filled.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD in English, Rhetoric and Writing/Composition, ELL/TESOL or related field(s) effective by the start date (preference will be given to candidates with writing and ELL emphases); minimum three years of full-time or equivalent teaching experience in an academic ESL/ELL context preferred; and demonstrated commitment to professional development in the field—e.g., publications, conference presentations, and association involvement.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package included.