Language Careers at CASLS

Language careers have the ability to open up an entirely new way of thinking, feeling, and moving about the world.

CASLS is comprised of a diverse group of multilingual people working together toward a common goal: supporting innovative world language teaching and learning. Our approach to language learning emanates from a creative recombination and application of ideas and technologies.

Our work is intellectually challenging, and our colleagues are supportive. We emphasize teamwork, yet value independent thinking and creativity. We support employees’ quest to find a home/work balance. We focus on results, and employees are free to accomplish their work in a way that best suits them.

If we sound like your type of people, we’d love to meet you. Start or continue your language career with CASLS.

Pro Tem Research Assistant Applicant Pool

CASLS, through the Global Studies Institute (GSI), is seeking qualified applicants for its open research pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding, and performance.

Candidates would assist any one of the GSI units with research and development projects. Potential areas of research include: second language acquisition; applied research on world language curriculum, technology-based tools, or assessment; intersection of digital technologies in the world language/global classroom; curriculum development for international and area studies; pedagogy and teaching effectiveness.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA or BS
  • Knowledge of curriculum, assessment, and pedagogy OR experience in educational software development and delivery, website design and interface, or programming experience OR experience developing international and area studies curriculum

Preferred Qualifications

  • Native or near-native proficiency in a language other than English
  • Masters or doctoral degree in linguistics, language education, international and area studies, or related field
  • Teaching experience
  • Basic knowledge of statistics, psychometrics, and/or second language acquisition
  • Experience in website design and interface for educational tools and/or knowledge of software development
  • Experience creating and executing professional development or other specialized workshops
  • Demonstrated experience in international academic program development