Department of Writing and Rhetoric, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Writing and Rhetoric-VAP [#9016]
Position Title: Three-year Visiting Lecturer and Second Language (ESL/ELL) Coordinator
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Composition
Writing Studies
Linguistics / TESL, TESOL, ESL
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/04/17 finished (posted 2017/03/22, finished 2017/06/15, listed until 2017/09/22)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric and the Writing and Speaking Center at Colgate University invite applications for a three-year visiting lecturer and second language (ESL/ELL) coordinator, beginning fall semester 2017. The department and center seek a dynamic colleague prepared to support the education of multilingual students and teach introductory writing courses within an established Writing and Rhetoric curriculum.

Required qualifications: MA or Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) required, Ph.D. preferred in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Composition and Rhetoric, or related field; experience working with multilingual international students; experience teaching or tutoring academic writing within the context of U.S. undergraduate education.

Responsibilities: ● Develop and coordinate programming and other support for multilingual students transitioning to college-level writing and reading within the U.S. ● Work closely with the Director of the Writing and Speaking Center to train and support peer consultants tutoring multilingual students. ● Tutor individual multilingual students for approximately 10 hours per week. ● Offer professional development seminars and individual consultations for faculty and administrators addressing academic concerns of multilingual students. ● Teach two first-year writing courses per year as currently offered within the Writing and Rhetoric curriculum.

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter/teaching statement how their approach to teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin April 17 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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