Assistant Professor of TESOL/Bilingual/Dual Language Education

University of Rhode Island

Job Title Assistant Professor of TESOL/Bilingual/Twin Language Training

Job Description Abstract, Duties and Duties, Required {Qualifications} and Most well-liked {Qualifications} 

The search will stay open till the place has been crammed. First consideration shall be given to functions acquired by March 1, 2024. Functions acquired after March 1, 2024, could also be reviewed relying on search progress and wishes, however will not be assured full consideration.


The College of Rhode Island’s Feinstein Faculty of Training seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor in Educating English to Audio system of Different Languages (TESOL) and/or Bilingual/Twin Language Training. This can be a full-time, nine-month appointment starting in Fall 2024. The search committee is especially eager about candidates who, via their analysis, educating, and/or service, will improve the Faculty’s dedication to anti-racism, range, fairness, and tutorial excellence.

The College of Rhode Island is a research-intensive college (Carnegie R1 analysis classification, as of January 2025) with a dedication to high-quality educating and group partnerships. The Feinstein Faculty of Training is a group of academic students, leaders, and practitioners with a shared dedication to enhancing fairness and inclusion inside and out of doors of colleges, bridging analysis and apply, and serving numerous and underserved populations. Rhode Island is a various, multilingual state, with 11% of scholars recognized as multilingual learners (MLL). The Rhode Island Division of Training’s Blueprint for MLL Success and Strategic Plan define the state’s dedication to higher serving this pupil inhabitants and to supporting and rising the state’s bilingual/twin language program choices. It’s an thrilling time to work in TESOL and bilingual/twin language schooling within the state.

The profitable candidate will take part as a core college member in a sturdy and rising TESOL/BDL program that features college with experience in refugee youth, translanguaging pedagogy, glocalization, instructor schooling, faculty management, language program analysis, identification negotiation, and bilingual schooling. The chosen candidate shall be anticipated to conduct scholarly actions comparable to analysis in a selected discipline of information and submit for publication and/or presentation at skilled conferences; train undergraduate and graduate programs; take part in division and college committees; and develop and keep collaborative {and professional} partnerships with native faculties and districts.


Growing and sustaining an acceptable agenda of analysis and funding; educating programs for TESOL and bilingual/twin language schooling, together with, however not restricted to second language acquisition, strategies of TESOL/bilingual schooling, advising undergraduate and graduate college students; and interesting in sustainable partnerships with native faculties and districts to construct data and enhance practices that serve multilingual college students. The candidate can also train programs and advise in further packages within the Faculty comparable to our new Ph.D. in Training.



  1. Ph.D/Ed.D. in Training, TESOL, Bilingual Training, Utilized Linguistics, Second Language Research or carefully associated discipline at time of appointment.
  2. Experience in TESOL and/or bilingual/twin language schooling.
  3. Document of scholarly exercise commensurate with stage of expertise.
  4. Expertise as a PK-12 TESOL/bilingual instructor in a faculty setting.
  5. Profitable school or college educating expertise on the undergraduate and/or graduate stage.
  6. Demonstrated robust interpersonal and verbal communication expertise.
  7. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication expertise.
  8. Demonstrated dedication to and/or expertise in fairness, social justice, and inclusion in schooling.
  9. Expertise working with numerous populations.

Most well-liked:

  1. Demonstrated potential in culturally responsive educating and expertise educating at public faculty environments with linguistically, culturally, racially, and economically numerous college students.
  2. Three or extra years of expertise as a PK-12 TESOL/bilingual instructor in a public faculty.
  3. Proof of potential for growing, securing, and managing externally funded tasks.
  4. Expertise designing and educating asynchronous on-line programs.
  5. Profitable school or college educating expertise within the areas of TESOL and/or bilingual/twin language schooling.
  6. Bilingual or multilingual proficiency.



Union AAUP – American Assoc of Univ Professors

Standing Educational 12 months, Full-time, Tenure-track, Everlasting

Finish Date of Restriction or Limitation 

Division College of Training


Please observe: Job functions have to be submitted immediately on-line solely at: (

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Campus Location Kingston

Grant Funded No

Extension Contingent on Funding Date 

Particular Directions to Candidates 

Please connect the next 4 (PDF) paperwork to your on-line College Employment Software:

(#1) Cowl letter/Letter of Software (ought to deal with analysis and educating expertise and variety/fairness commitments) (as one full pdf doc).

(#2) Curriculum Vitae.

(#3) Writing Pattern.

(#4) Different Doc – References – the names and make contact with info of three skilled references. (Observe: this doc is required regardless that references could also be listed on the appliance).

Place Quantity 107821

Posting Quantity F00409

Posting Date 02/02/2024

Closing Date 

Open Till Stuffed Sure

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