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Job ID: 120595

POOL - Lecturer
University of Kansas

Date Posted Mar. 4, 2019
Title POOL - Lecturer
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Applied English Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • English

POOL – Lecturer

Applied English Center

Position Overview

The Applied English Center invites qualified professionals with relevant ESL/EFL teaching experience to submit applications that will be reviewed by the search committee and placed in a pool for consideration for future teaching positions. Appointments are typically full-time, but occasionally a part-time appointment may be necessary. Academic semester (4.5 months) and/or two-month summer session. Appointments may be regular or temporary, depending on duration. Non-tenure-track position, renewable on a semester basis as performance and enrollment allow. Appointment is contingent on funding. Appointments are based on departmental need with fringe benefits for regular positions 50% or higher. The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Pool Lecturers are expected to participate in professional service and professional growth, and be cooperative and collegial team members.

Job Description

Up to 100% – Teach up to 18 hours/week in the intensive English program, academic accelerator program, and/or specialized short-term programs; other duties as assigned. Expectations will be determined at time of appointment.
Attend pre-service and in-service workshops;
Assist in placement and proficiency testing, student enrollment, and development of syllabi, materials and curricula;
Share in substitute teaching as necessary;
Some duties must be performed when regular classes are not in session (e.g. special program teaching, cross-cultural advising, and other administrative duties related to the AEC’s mission.)

Required Qualifications

M.A. with concentration in TESL/TEFL or M.A. in Applied Linguistics with coursework in TESL/TEFL by the time of hire;
High level of English proficiency as demonstrated by cover letter, resume, and/or teaching experience.
One year of experience teaching ESL/EFL in a post-secondary environment, to students from more than one culture.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful ESL/EFL teaching experience at two (2) or more levels of English proficiency;
Two (2) or more skill areas;
Overseas teaching experience;
Experience in a university-level intensive English program;
Experience in using web-based course management system, such as Blackboard.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kari Balthazor;; 785.864.1327

Additional Candidate Instruction

Position Requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.

A complete electronic application will include a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) references. Applicant must also submit a statement of interest in the position to be included with the application materials.

This is a POOL. Applications will be reviewed as received and candidates will be contacted when a position is available.

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