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Assistant Professor - TESOL
DATE:   2/27/2014
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Professor - TESOL
WORK LOCATION:   Academic Complex
DEPARTMENT:   Childhood Education Department
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs

Pending funding approval, the Department of Early Childhood/Childhood Education at Niagara University is seeking a full-time, tenure track faculty member in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).  Interested applicants should have completed a doctorate in TESOL by August 15, 2014, have P-12 teaching experience with English Language Learners, higher education teaching experience, and show potential for scholarship and collegial collaboration.  Additional desired qualifications include knowledge of curriculum and assessment for English Language Learners, policies and state expectations for English language and bilingual education programs, Common Core and State Standards, and experience in high-needs settings commensurate with the Vincentian Mission of the University.  Interested applicants should submit a reference list to Dr. Mary Ellen Bardsley, Chairperson of the Early Childhood and Childhood Education Department, 329A Academic Complex, Box 2042, Niagara University, NY 14109 or email Bardsley@Niagara.edu, as well as applying on line.  Resume, cover letter should be attached to the application.

Niagara University is a Catholic university in the Vincentian tradition, located in the Town of Lewiston in New York.  Originally founded by the Congregation of the Mission in 1856 as Our Lady of Angels Seminary, it became Niagara University in 1883.  The University is still ran by the Vincentian Fathers.  All of Niagara University's 26 presidents, including its current president, Father James J. Maher, C.M., D. Min, have been Vincentian priest.

Niagara has 3300 undergraduate students in over 50 programs.  An additional 950 students are enrolled in the graduate division.  The College is known as a liberal arts school, but offers programs in technical and pre-professional disciplines as well.  The College of Education is NCATE accredited and programs are offered on the main campus and in school-based settings in the Toronto area.

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