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IEP Lecturer

Employer
Georgia State University
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
$42,000-$48,000 + benefits
Closing date
May 15, 2022

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Non-tenure-track lecturer position in the Intensive English Program Department of Applied Linguistics, College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia State University

The Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL is happy to announce a non-tenure-track position for a lecturer in the Intensive English Program.

The Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL at Georgia State University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track position (Lecturer) in the Intensive English Program (IEP) to begin August 1, 2022. The IEP has been serving international students for over twenty years with a content-based award-winning curriculum that emphasizes student-centered learning.

The standard workload for a lecturer in the IEP is 80% teaching and 20% service, with 12 hours per week (four classes) or equivalent in the classroom. Service obligations include assisting with orientation, placement testing, curriculum development, and supporting social/recreational activities for students.

This is a full-time in-person position in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Master’s Degree in applied linguistics, TESOL or other related fields
  • Extensive fulltime experience (three years minimum) in teaching English for Academic Purposes in an IEP at the university level
  • A proven track record of successful teaching in online, hybrid, and in-person modalities in ESL, along with a willingness to explore innovative ways to engage students in all modalities

The successful candidate should also have:

  • Experience developing and modifying curricula to best suit the needs of specific student groups and levels
  • Experience with successfully planning, coordinating, and budgeting short-term programs in English and U.S. culture for international university students
  • Active professional engagement with the field of Applied Linguistics and TESOL
  • A track record of collaboration with colleagues within a program and across departments/colleges
  • Experience working on special projects locally (Atlanta community programs) and internationally (government-sponsored and university-to-university programs)
  • Interest in participating actively in the building of new programs, such as English for Occupational Purposes and ESP programs in academic and non-academic areas.
  • Bilingual (English plus Spanish, French, Korean, Vietnamese, Arabic, Mandarin, or Cantonese)

Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter (2 single-spaced pages maximum) that includes an overview of commitments to best practices, teaching, special programs, and diversity/equity/inclusion (DEI). Applicants should explicitly address their which includes many first-generation college students.
  • CV
  • Names and affiliations of three potential referees. Please include all three documents in a single PDF file (LASTNAME.FIRSTNAME.pdf) and submit as an email attachment to Chair, Intensive English Program Lecturer Search Committee, at esl@gsu.edu. Those applicants long-listed by the search committee will be asked to supply reference letters.

The College of Arts & Sciences supports faculty professional success through mentoring programs and representation of faculty from all ranks in college-level program development. GSU is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. Applications received by May 1, 2022 will be given full consideration; preliminary interviews will be conducted in person or via Skype/Zoom. Feel free to contact Dr. John Bunting (jbunting@gsu.edu) with any questions.

Georgia State University is an equal opportunity employer. It continues to be the policy of the University to implement affirmative action and equal opportunity for all employees, students, contractors, consultants and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, gender, transgender status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or disability.

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