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Adjunct Instructor, English Language Institute

University of Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Position Title Adjunct Instructor, English Language Institute Department English Language Institute Posting Number F220173 Posting Link Employer State Faculty Appointment Term Temporary Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Position Summary

Inviting applications for Adjunct Instructors to teach credit bearing English as a second language courses in the English Language Institute at the University at Buffalo.

Credit-bearing courses include online and/or in-person undergraduate student instruction in spoken and written English and graduate student English language training for International Teaching Assistants.

Duties include:
  • Prepare and deliver lesson plans for online and/or in-person instruction based on established syllabi and specific international student needs.
  • Evaluate student progress and academic achievement through a combination of course projects, papers, exams, and overall student engagement.
  • Maintain student records such as grades and attendance.
  • Participate in required departmental meetings and professional development events.
  • Hold regular office hours for student conferencing.

About Western New York

Western New York is an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo, called "The City of Good Neighbors," offers outstanding public schools and affordable housing. Buffalo is a diverse cultural center with excellent theater, museums and music as well as sports teams. For more information, please see: Buffalo Niagara Region.

About The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America's leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related field, or Bachelor's with TESOL certification.
  • One year of experience teaching online and/or in person at college or university level.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience living, working, and/or studying abroad.
  • Conversational or better fluency in a language other than English.
  • Working knowledge of course management systems such as Blackboard (UB Learns).

Physical Demands Salary Range Additional Salary Information Type Varies Campus North Campus Posting Alerts Special Instructions Summary

Hiring for this position is contingent on course enrollment and funding.

Interviewed applicants may be asked to provide a teaching demonstration and/or submit teaching materials they have developed.

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Is a background check required for this posting? No Background Check Notification

Contact Information

Contact's Name Timothy Cauller, Ed.D. Contact's Pronouns Contact's Title Director, English Language Institute Contact's Email Contact's Phone 716-645-2077

Posting Dates

Posted 09/28/2022 Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled Date to be filled


Number of References Required 1 Reference Cutoff Date Instructions to Applicant

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