Boston University, Wheelock College of Education and Human Development

2057 14772
Position ID:BU-Wheelock College of Education and Human Development-CAP_TESOL [#14772]
Position Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of TESOL
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Education / Bilingual/Multilingual Education, Comparative Education, International Education
Language, Literacy, and Learning
secondary English language arts
Appl Deadline: finished (offers accepted 2019/09/23, finished 2020/03/02, listed until 2020/03/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites
applications for a full-time, Clinical Assistant Professor in the area of TESOL, with 
specializations in second language acquisition, language testing/assessment, and/or
TESOL teaching methods. The Department of Language and Education, in which this
position will be housed, is a community of scholars and educators who embrace 
multilingualism and multiliteracies and who share an explicit commitment to combatting
the deficit framing of racial and linguistic minorities. To that end, we are seeking a colleague whose
scholarship and teaching carry a strong social justice mission; who can enhance our
efforts to build equitable and just education environments for multilingual learners; who
has emerging visibility in the field of TESOL; and who has a track record of effectively
teaching graduate-level TESOL courses. Experience with program management and
interest in taking on a leadership role within our TESOL Non-Licensure program are preferred. 

This position begins July 1, 2020. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, especially with
bilingual/multilingual proficiency are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive
and commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications:
  • Earned doctorate in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Educational Linguistics, or a
    related field

  • An active and coherent program of research in second language acquisition, language
    testing/assessment, and/or TESOL teaching methods

  • Experience teaching TESOL courses at the university level 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • International teaching experience
  • Bilingual or multilingual proficiency
  • Experience directing a language program or a teacher education program

The successful candidate will pursue a relevant program of research, build relationships with
local communities of ESL educators and learners, and explore collaborative possibilities with
other faculty in the College and at Boston University. This position will involve teaching
existing teacher education courses, such as Second Language Acquisition, Teaching Methods in
TESOL, and Structure of English, as well as developing new courses such as Testing and
Assessment in TESOL. The successful candidate will also advise graduate students and
collaborate with the current program director to further develop the TESOL Non-Licensure
Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Yasuko Kanno,
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit application materials electronically to

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected
by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
2 Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215

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