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full-time instructor

The American University of Kuwait
Kuwait (KW)
Closing date
Feb 2, 2023

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Teacher / Instructor
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American University of Kuwait

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IEP (Position Code No. 22-1201-AUKWEB 10): The Intensive English Program invites applications for a full-time instructor position. The successful candidate must hold at least a Master’s Degree in Developmental Education, English as Second Language, or related field. An additional TESOL/CELTA certification is strongly preferred. Candidates must have strong teaching skills, outstanding communication abilities with native-like fluency in written and spoken English, and excellent motivational and instructional skills. Preferred 2 years’ experience teaching in a post-secondary institution of higher learning, including experience in teaching English to non-native speakers of diverse and multicultural communities. The applicant must also be proficient in computer skills. The instructor is responsible for teaching the assigned curriculum. Other duties include, but are not limited to, planning, evaluating assigned coursework in the program’s skills/content-based courses, participating in program assessment initiatives, and University service.  

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The American University of Kuwait (AUK) is a private university in Kuwait organized on the U.S. model of undergraduate liberal arts education. The medium of instruction is English. The University is accredited by the Council for Private Universities of the Kuwait Ministry of Higher Education. AUK also has a Memorandum of Understanding with Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. AUK admitted its first students in September 2004 and currently has approximately 2,000 students and over 120 UG faculty members. The University is seeking terminally qualified faculty committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and service. American education or teaching experience is preferred as is evidence of research activity. Outstanding communication skills, cultural sensitivity, and effective use of classroom media and technology are expected. Faculty rank will be determined by the candidate’s degree and previous employment history. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate classes to majors and non-majors of diverse cultural backgrounds, conduct research, participate in student advising, honor office hours, and serve on faculty committees. AUK offers competitive compensation, as well as an attractive and comprehensive benefits package. There is no personal income tax, and US citizens may be eligible to take advantage of the IRS foreign tax exclusion. AUK is an equal opportunity employer, fully committed to becoming a model university of the twenty-first century in the region. Contracts are issued for 3 years and are renewable.

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