Open Positions

Assistant Professor of the Practice in ELL/First-Year Writing

The Boston College English Department seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of the Practice of English-Language Learning (ELL) and First-Year Writing to begin teaching Fall 2019. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position with a three-year renewable contract. Teaching load is 3/3, with primary responsibility to teach First-Year Writing, Writing for English-Language Learners (ELL), and ELL Literature Core.

We seek candidates with genuine interest and expertise in working with first-year college students from a diverse range of language and cultural backgrounds. Applicants must have a minimum of five years of teaching experience in college writing and ELL writing and literature, with a demonstrable record of curricular innovation and effective teaching. Specialization in Applied Linguistics or TESOL is required; a PhD in a discipline that contributes to the fields of first-year writing and/or literature to native and L2 speakers is preferred. We also appreciate interest or experience in advising, program development, and/or program administration.  

Cover Letter, CV, teaching portfolio (including statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi and student evaluation ratings/rankings for both ELL and non-ELL sections), and three confidential letters of recommendation must be received via Interfolio ByCommittee by September 15, 2018.

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.