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Adjunct Lecturers

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Druid, Maryland
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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The International Teaching and Global Leadership (ITGL) master's program within the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Education is accepting applications for Adjunct Lecturers to teach face-to-face, graduate level courses on the JHU Homewood campus in Baltimore. ITGL is an 11-month, in-person Master of Science in Education program designed to prepare international educators to become innovative education leaders with the knowledge and skills to transform schools, systems, and other fast-changing learning environments around the world.
We are seeking candidates in multiple subject areas: TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language); Early Childhood Education; Entrepreneurship in Education; Global and International Education; Global Education Policy; Creativity; Mind, Brain, and Teaching.
Successful candidates will be hired on a per course-basis during Summer 2024, Fall 2024, or Spring 2025.
Responsibilities:
- Course Delivery: Design and deliver lectures, presentations, and practical demonstrations to convey course material effectively. Develop lesson plans, assignments, and assessments that align with the curriculum and learning objectives.
- Classroom Management: Foster an inclusive and engaging learning environment. Manage the classroom effectively to encourage student participation, discussion, and critical thinking.
- Student Support: Provide guidance and support to students inside and outside of the classroom. Address individual student concerns and offer academic assistance as needed.
- Grading and Evaluation: Assess and grade student assignments, exams, and projects promptly and fairly. Provide constructive feedback to aid students' learning and development.
- Adherence to Policies: Comply with institutional policies, academic regulations, and ethical standards in all aspects of teaching and interactions with students.
Qualifications:
- Educational Background: A minimum of a master's degree in the relevant or associated field is typically required. Doctoral degree preferred.
- Expertise: Possess in-depth knowledge and expertise in the subject area of instruction. Prior teaching experience is required.
- Communication Skills: Excellent communication and presentation abilities to effectively convey complex concepts and engage students in the learning and advising process.
- Flexibility: Demonstrate adaptability and openness to different teaching approaches to meet the diverse needs of students. Commitment to serving a culturally diverse student body.
- Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, and staff in a collegial, supportive, and advisory manner.
- Time Management: Efficiently manage time and resources to fulfill teaching responsibilities while maintaining other professional commitments if applicable.
- Commitment to social justice.
- Previous experience teaching international students is not required but is preferred.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a CV along with a letter of interest specifying the subject areas to which you are applying (Candidates are welcome to apply for multiple areas). Please make sure you upload your CV and cover letter when submitting your application.
Review of applications will begin immediately for Summer 2024 positions but will be continuously reviewed for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 as opportunities become available.
Inquiries regarding the positions can be directed to Dr. Jennifer Adams, Director International Teaching and Global Leadership (jennifer.adams@jhu.edu)
Job Type: Part Time Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

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