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Requisition ID:  21686

Lecturer in English Language Learner Education and Gifted, Creative, Talented Studies


Lecturer, English Language Learner and Gifted, Creative, & Talented Studies

Position Description

The Department of Curriculum & Instruction ( at Purdue University invites applications for a 9-month Lecturer position in English Language Learner Education and Gifted, Creative, Talented Studies to begin January 2023. In this position, the faculty member will be expected to teach a 3/3 load of courses in our undergraduate programs, with course coordination and field supervision components. In addition, the faculty member will be expected to contribute to faculty service requirements.

Required Qualifications

Applicant documents should demonstrate that they meet the following:

a) Hold at least a Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Literacy and Language, Bilingual Education, or a closely related field

b) Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in K-12 settings

c) Teaching experience with emergent bilinguals (English learners) and/or students with gifts and talents in K-12 schools

d) Supervising field experiences with pre-service teachers

e) A record of teaching excellence

Preferred Qualifications

a) Proficient in a language other than English

b) Expertise in identifying and serving students with gifts and talents

c) Knowledge of current issues with education of ELL and/or students with gifts and talents

d) Expertise in twice-exceptionalities



Starting Date

January 2023

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 1, 2022. Applications must include (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching statement, (4) diversity statement, and (5) contact information for three references. Candidates may also include evidence of teaching excellence if available.


Inquiries about the position may be directed to:

Dr. Virak Chan ( and Dr. Kristen Seward (

Search Committee Co-Chairs

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

100 North University Street,

West Lafayette, IN 47907

Purdue University


PURDUE UNIVERSITY is a leading land grant and research university and ranks among the 25 largest universities in the nation. The university has an enrollment of more than 49,000 on the West Lafayette campus and more than 17,000 on regional campuses in Indiana. It is located in West Lafayette, IN, one hour northwest of Indianapolis and two hours southeast of Chicago.


According to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Purdue University is a “very high research activity” campus. The College of Education aspires to be a collaborative community.  We are innovators discovering new ideas and solutions that will foster a positive global impact for faculty, staff, students, and community.  Successful candidates are expected to embrace diversity, promote inclusive excellence, and encourage freedom of thought and speech. 

Background Check

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Equal Opportunity


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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