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Tenure-track position in Foreign Language Certification. Southern Connecticut State University, Department of World Languages and Literatures. The successful candidate will be expected to 1) teach a range of graduate and undergraduate courses in foreign language teaching methodology, student teaching seminar, second language acquisition, and introduction to linguistics; 2) supervise student teachers in the field; 3) contribute to program assessment at the university and national levels; 4) share student advising and committee assignments. Occasionally, candidate may teach first or second year Spanish, Italian, French, or German, or a course for the TESOL/ Bilingual Education Program.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in language education, applied linguistics, foreign language education, or related field. If ABD, candidate must have earned doctorate by time of appointment. Familiarity with national standards and pedagogical implementation is also required. Ability to engage in meaningful scholarship/creative activity, leading to presentations at professional meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals in the discipline required.

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have demonstrated commitment and expertise in teaching and research; successful experience working collaboratively with school in urban and suburban settings; experience with language teaching K-12 and supervision of student teachers; experience with implementing technology in language learning and teaching.
Candidate must have mastery of Spanish (preferred), Italian, French, or German.

Please submit Letter of Interest, Current Curriculum Vitae, Official Graduate Transcripts, and Three Letters of Recommendation to:
Prof. Pina Palma, Chair, Foreign Language Certification Search Committee, Dept. of World Languages and Literatures, Southern CT State University, 501 Crescent St. New Haven, CT 06515, USA.

In order for applicants to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by December 15, 2012. Position will remain open until filled.
No application via e-mail will be accepted.

SCSU is an AffirmativeAction/Equal Opportunity Employer, and strongly encourages women and minority group member applications.






Submitted by Pina Palma, Southern CT State University