#056-21 Assistant Professor to Associate Professor (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

first_imgApplication Deadline:Applications will be accepted no later than April 26, 2021(Chamorro Standard Time/UTC+10).(Note To applicants in the mainland United States: Please beadvised that Guam is a day ahead of the mainland UnitedStates.)General Description:The University of Guam is looking for an individual who isinterested in new challenges and opportunities for professional andpersonal growth. This position calls for someone who isself-motivated and adaptable, intelligent, possesses a globalvision and who is interested in working in a dynamic,multi-cultural institution.The University of Guam has an active Press dedicated topublishing research and writing about Guam and Micronesia. Avariety of publishing opportunities are available to UOG faculty,employees, students and members of the communities we serve throughthe University of Guam Press.Unit Description:The School of Education is a dynamic school with vibrant andenthusiastic faculty who are involved with local schools in teacherdevelopment, service and research. The school offers several degreeprograms in a number of fields. The students come frommulti-cultural, multi-lingual environments, primarily from Pacificisland settings. The teaching areas in the school are Elementary,Secondary, Physical Education, Special Education, Reading,Educational Foundations, Counseling, Administration andSupervision, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages(TESOL). Professors actively engage in both School of Education anduniversity committees.Character of Duties:The School of Education seeks an Assistant Professor toAssociate Professor (tenure/non-tenure track) to begin August 2021to teach face-to-face and online undergraduate and graduate coursesin English as a Second Language (ESL)/Teaching English to Speakersof Other Languages (TESOL) to a diverse student population. Theideal candidate will: 1) have a strong commitment of preparingteacher candidates to the undergraduate ESL standards and thegraduate TESOL standards; 2) advise students; 3) supervisefield-based practicum; 4), collaborate with schools on professionaldevelopment; 5) serve on graduate thesis committees; 6) conductresearch; 7) provide community service; 8)serve on both School ofEducation and university wide committees 9) participate inaccreditation activity such as National Council for Accreditationof Teacher Education (NCATE)/Council for the Accreditation ofEducator Preparation (CAEP) and/or Association for AdvancingQualified Educator Preparation (AAQEP) accreditation as appropriate10) teach, develop, andmaintain online courses; and 11) applytechnology in courses. Opportunities also exist to teach andconduct research on other islands in the Micronesian region, e.g.,the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Belau, theRepublic of the Marshall Islands, and the Commonwealth of theNorthern Marianas. The Med. TESOL Program is an online program.Applicants must be proficient in online learning.Qualifications:Minimum: A terminal degree (Ed.D./Ph.D.) inTESOL, ESL, Applied Linguistics, in Education with a specializationin TESOL or any closely related discipline from a U.S. regionallyaccredited institution with an emphasis in pedagogy anddemonstrated ability to work with teacher candidates. ABDcandidates may be considered if a doctorate will be conferredbefore the scheduled date of hire; Experience using web-basedportfolio systems such as LiveText; Minimum of three (3) yearsfulltime teaching experience at the elementary or secondary level;Experience working and teaching students from culturally diversebackgrounds; Experience using instructional technology to conductclasses; Experience teaching asynchronous and synchronous classesin a fully on-line program; Demonstrates effective, ethical,inter/intrapersonal, and communication skills and dispositions witha wide range of constituencies, including public schools systems;Commitment to working in schools on a regular basis.Preferred: Experience in university teachingand in supervising fieldwork and student teachers; Experienceworking in NCATE/CAEP/AAQEP and TESOL accreditation; Preferencewill be given to candidates who have PK-12 experiences in multiplegrade levels and has professional teaching credentials andcertifications; Experience with electronic course managementsystems such as Moodle; Experience in report writing, grantwriting, and grant administration.Application Process:Applicants for University of Guam faculty positions mustcomplete an online job application through the UOG’s onlineemployment portal at https://uog.peopleadmin.com.Please have the following documents prepared and ready to uploadwith your application:Letter of Intent, stating interestUp-to-date curriculum vitae or resumeCopies of all graduate and undergraduate transcriptsApplicants who are short-listed for an interview will berequired to provide a short (approximately 5 minutes) video clip oftheir lecture or presentation.Special Instructions for References: Three (3)current letters of recommendation from persons knowledgeable aboutyour academic and professional performance must be provided byproviding a list of at least three (3) references to be contactedon the References section of the online application. Enter eachreference by clicking on the “Add References Entry” button. Providethe name, title, email address, mailing address, and telephonenumber of each reference. A system automated email will be sent toeach reference’s email address with a link to attach theirreference letter to your application.Selected candidate must provide officialtranscripts prior to hire date. For further information, pleasecontact Dr. Matthew Limtiaco, Chair, TESOL Search Committee [email protected] orthe Human Resources Office at [email protected], telephonenumber, (671) 735-2350 or fax number at (671) 734-6005.Police and Court Clearance: Pursuant to PublicLaw No. 28-24 and Executive Order 2005-34, applicants selected fora position are required to provide original police and court(Superior Court of Guam) clearances of no more than three (3)months old prior to commencement of employment. Off-islandapplicants must obtain clearances from their place of residence.Applicants are responsible for fees associated with obtaining theclearances.Work Eligibility:Submission of completed job applications authorizes theUniversity of Guam to seek and obtain information regarding theapplicant’s suitability for employment. All factors which are jobrelated may be investigated (i.e., previous employment, educationalcredentials, and criminal records). All information obtained may beused to determine the applicant’s eligibility for employment inaccordance with equal employment opportunity guidelines. Inaddition, the applicant releases previous employers and job relatedsources from legal liability for the informationprovided.Should an applicant be convicted of any crimes otherthan a minor traffic violation, all applicable information must beprovided in the form of a police clearance report and courtclearance report. Failure to admit any felony convictions mayresult in immediate disqualification or disciplinaryaction.Section 25103, Chapter 25, Title 10 of the Guam CodeAnnotated requires college or university employees to undergo aphysical examination, to include a test for tuberculosis (skin orx-ray), prior to employment and at least annually thereafter. Areport of such examination must be conducted by a licensedphysician within a state or territory of the United States and mustbe submitted upon request.Federal law requires presentation of eligibility to workin the United States within seventy-two (72) hours of reporting foremployment. Specifically, 8 USC 1324A requires the employer toverify the identity and eligibility to work in the United States ofall newly hired employees. The University of Guam is required tocomply with this law on a non-discriminatory basis. If you arehired to fill a position with the University of Guam, you will berequired to present valid documents to comply with thislaw.The University of Guam is an equal opportunity employerand provider.The University of Guam complies with Public Law 24-109in reference to the provisions and requirements of the Americanswith Disabilities Act. Assistance in EEO/ADA matters and inquiriesconcerning the application of Title IX and its implementingregulations may be referred to the University’s Director, EEO andTitle IX/ADA Coordinator, located at the EEO/ADA and Title IXOffice, Dorm II, Iya Hami Hall, Room 106, Telephone No. (671)735-2244; TTY (671) 735-2243; or to the Office of Civil Rights(OCR).last_img read more