Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor in ESL Composition (two positions) to teach full load of introductory composition courses to international students; provide departmental committee and program service; opportunity to work with the Director of Composition, the ESL Committee, and other faculty members in shaping and developing the ESL composition curriculum and participate in activities related to instructor training, assessment, technology initiatives and program development. Require: PhD (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor), MA (for appointment as Instructor); specialization TESOL; knowledge of research and/or graduate study in ESOL theory and practice; college-level experience teaching ESL composition courses. Desire: experience with digital writing instruction and instructional technology. The faculty member will be joining a strong cohort of faculty in rhetoric/composition and ESL in a department with both MA and PhD program in rhetoric/composition and an expanding program in ESL composition. For more information, see www.miamoh.edu/composition/ESL_courses.html.
Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence and contact information for three references by email to LuMing Mao, Department of English, at English@miamioh.edu. (Hard copy submissions will not be considered.) Screening of applications begins April 25, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled.
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