Assistant Professor, Technology & Second Language Acquisition - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809798)

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Detailed Job Description

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise MA and PhD students. In addition, he or she is expected to serve as a liaison to guide the further development of the departmental Language Resource Center and expand current technological initiatives through regular workshops for faculty and graduate students on recent tools and approaches related to the use of technology in the foreign language classroom.


The Department of Modern Languages and Classics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition (SLA) with a specialization in technology in SLA, beginning August 2016. The applicant should have additional expertise in at least one of the languages taught in the department and have native or near-native competency in that language. Requirements include: a Ph.D. or equivalent in Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics, or related field, with a particular focus on the use of technology in SLA. The successful candidate will have expertise in technology-enhanced language pedagogy, as well as experience with technology-enhanced curriculum development, materials, and assessments.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise MA and PhD students. In addition, he or she is expected to serve as a liaison to guide the further development of the departmental Language Resource Center and expand current technological initiatives through regular workshops for faculty and graduate students on recent tools and approaches related to the use of technology in the foreign language classroom.

Candidates for this position must visit the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu to initiate an application and upload materials. The online application requires the following two documents: a letter of application describing relevant teaching experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and research interets/agenda/publications; and a curriculum vitae. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. William Worden, at
wworden@ua.edu. Applications should be received by November 30, 2015. We expect to conduct preliminary conversations with select applicants via telephone or video-conference and final interviews on campus.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • MODERN LANGUAGES AND CLASSICS
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Technology & Second Language Acquisition
  • Foreign Languages & Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Other Liberal Arts & Humanities
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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