Assistant Professor of English (TESOL)

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH: The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The person appointed to this position will teach in the area of TESOL. Additional duties will include advising and curriculum/program development in our TESOL programs, which include a concentration in the English major, a concentration for Liberal Studies majors, a certificate program, and a concentration in the English MA. Other duties may include collaboration with local schools and language programs. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity, and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. This position is contingent upon the availability of authorized funding.



A Ph.D. in English, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, or other TESOL-related disciplines is required. Other minimum qualifications include experience teaching English to multicultural students and English language learners.



A candidate’s consideration will be enhanced by providing evidence of work with a diverse student population and relevant research and publication. As a department in a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, we seek candidates with experience teaching and mentoring historically underrepresented students.


A complete application is required and must include an application letter specifically addressing position description and qualifications; unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts; and a professional résumé, including contact information for three references.  Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.  Screening of application files will begin November 30, 2019 and continue until position is filled.  This appointment begins on August 19, 2020.



Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE:  The English Department at CSU Stanislaus offers a general English BA, as well as a TESOL Concentration, English SSMP, and an English minor. We also have an MA program with concentrations in Literature, TESOL, and Rhetoric of Teaching & Writing. To learn more about us, visit our Web site at     


CAMPUS & AREA: California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.

CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

CSU Stanislaus values shared governance:



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Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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