Intensive English Institute
Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Intensive English
Ball State University
The Intensive English Institute welcomes applicants to apply for a full-time Contract Faculty position for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. Seeking applicants with experience in teaching reading and writing to English language learners.
Teach a variety of skills-based courses in the Intensive English Institute (reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, etc.); hold office hours; participate in professional development meetings; attend cohort and faculty meetings; serve as a content specialist for reading and writing; collaborate with the administrative team and IEI colleagues.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Minimum Qualifications: M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or closely related field, or M.A. plus an A)ESL certification, B) language teaching/education coursework, or C) language teaching experience; high level of English language proficiency; at least two years of experience teaching at the college of university level; familiar with Canvas learning management system; ability to work as part of a team; willingness to learn and adapt to departmental expectations.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Second Language Acquisition (SLA) or closely related field by date of appointment; experience in curriculum revision and design; experience with project-based learning and teaching, experience teaching multilevel courses, near-native proficiency in another language other than English.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/25613. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae, inclusive excellence statement, list of courses taught, and cover letter addressed to Dr. Nell Hill. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through July 15, 2021.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.