Department Description

The Department of English and World Languages offers undergraduate degrees in English, creative writing, Spanish, and teacher certification in all three areas. The department offers minors in creative writing, English, film studies, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, TESL, and Spanish for medical interpretation. The department houses the English Language Institute for international students, the English Writing Center, the World Language Lab, and the ELI Computer Lab. The department offers graduate degrees in English, TESOL, and English with a TESL option. Graduate courses are offered in a variety of formats, including online.

Position Description

Graduate assistants in the Department of English and World Languages teach 1-2 sections per semester of Foundational Composition, College Reading Skills, Developmental Reading and Writing, Composition I, or basic English skills for international students attending the English Language Institute. In addition, graduate assistants staff the English Writing Center, the Language Lab, and the ELI Computer Lab. English & World Language graduate assistants attend a week-long training session prior to the start of the fall semester and are required to enroll in ENGL 6013 Structure of the English Language and ENGL 6023 Composition Theory and Practice during their first year as graduate assistants.

*Preference is given to students enrolled in the M.A. in English, M.A. in TESOL, or M.A. in English with TESL option.

Departmental Contact

Dr. Carl Brucker, Department Head
479.968.0484
cbrucker@atu.edu
www.atu.edu/worldlanguages

How to Apply

1. Complete online GA application. (If applying for multiple positions, please submit only one. One works for all!)

2. Email resume and cover letter to cbrucker@atu.edu

Remuneration

Monthly stipend divided over 9 a month contract
18 graduate credit hour waiver per academic year OR
Monthly stipend divided over a 12 month contract
18 graduate credit hour waiver per academic year