DEPARTMENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING, POLICY AND LEADERSHIP
Assistant Clinical Professor and Coordinator of World Language/Dual Language Education Programs
The Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL) is searching for an Assistant Clinical Professor and Coordinator of World Language/Dual Language Education. This individual will work collaboratively with other faculty in the Division of Language, Literacy, and Social Inquiry (LLSI) to coordinate the day-to-day activities of the World Languages undergraduate and graduate programs, both on-campus and in local schools, as well as emerging programs in Dual Language Education. The World Language/Dual Language Education Programs Coordinator assists in recruitment and program improvement initiatives, completes required accreditation reports with state and national data recording as requested by the College of Education, communicates regularly with current and prospective students about program requirements and opportunities, collaborates with various program partners and educational stakeholders, and performs other related duties. Responsibilities include teaching and service in the department. This is a clinical faculty 9-month position with up to two additional months of compensated summer commitment.
TLPL is an active and thriving department within the University of Maryland College of Education. Both the department and the college are invested in cultivating diverse, equitable, and inclusive work and learning environments for students, faculty, and staff. The College of Education Strategic Plan (https://education.umd.edu/about-college/action-impact-2022-strategic-pla...) emphasizes the importance of impact, excellence, social justice, community, and collaboration, and these values are embedded in the work we do and our strategic goals.
- Pre-K-12 classroom teaching experience in world languages, dual language bilingual education, two-way immersion, and/or immersion classroom settings.
- PhD or EdD in world languages, language education, applied linguistics, or related field.
- Evidence of proficiency in a language other than English.
- Evidence of ability to work with multiple stakeholders connected to the teacher certification process.
- Currently holds or formerly held public school certification in world languages, dual language education, TESOL/ESL, or bilingual education.
- Evidence of commitment to inclusive pedagogies, multilingualism, anti-racist pedagogies, social justice, and/or critical consciousness.
- Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations and marginalized communities.
- University teaching expertise in world language education methods, dual and two-way immersion language education, assessment, culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional learners, or multiliteracies.
- Experience supervising teacher candidates.
- Experience teaching and advising in a teacher education program at both the undergraduate and master’s levels.
- Experience in dual language programs.
- A demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentorship, including working with students and groups from underrepresented backgrounds.
- Experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, with contributions to a climate of inclusivity.
All applications will be processed through the University of Maryland eTerp2 system. Screening will begin on December 7, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applicants should submit their materials by this date. Candidates should upload their application materials to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/79994, including (1) a cover letter describing their qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) names and contact information for three references who will be prompted to upload letters of support; and (4) a sample course syllabus (if available). For questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Megan Madigan Peercy (firstname.lastname@example.org). For questions about the online application process, please contact Maria Somarriba (email@example.com).
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.