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Lecturer Pool - UESL Program/AUAP Program (Office of International Studies & Programs)

Central Washington University
Ellensburg, Washington
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Job Summary

The Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) at CWU is accepting applications to its lecturer pool for the University English as a Second Language Program (UESL) and the Asia University America Program (AUAP). The pool is used when full-time or part-time quarterly appointment UESL lecturer positions become available and/or when full-time or part-time AUAP lecturer positions become available for its fall (September-February) or spring (February-July) cycles. Possible courses/subject areas are listed below. This list is not all inclusive: other courses/subject areas may become available within either program, including those for short-term programs, both online and in-person.

  • Oral Communication
  • Reading Skills and Vocabulary
  • Academic Writing
  • Advanced Grammar
  • Elective content classes

  • Functions of English
  • American Studies
  • TOEIC preparation
  • Career Development

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in TESOL or related field
  • Master's Degree in process will be considered for teaching in short-term programs
  • Experience teaching adult international students

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching in an academic intensive English language program
  • Experience developing course materials

Pay & Work Schedule

Pay: Based on the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The minimum remuneration for the non-tenure-track titles for the 2024-2025 academic year will be as follows:

(a) Lecturer: $1,188 per workload unit for faculty with terminal degrees; $950 per workload unit for faculty without terminal degrees.

(b) Senior Lecturer: $1,307 per workload unit for faculty with terminal degrees; $1,044 per workload unit for faculty without terminal degrees.

Applicable Centers/Sites: Ellensburg (main campus)

Additional Information:

This announcement will be used to develop a pool of applicants for positions in OISP's University English as a Second Language Program and Asia University America Program through March 2025. There is a possibility that selected applicants may be contacted on short notice to fill UESL lecturer vacancies on a quarter-by-quarter basis and/or AUAP lecturer positions for one of its two yearly cycles.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue as needed. The number of lecturer positions filled varies, depending upon the needs of the programs. Positions typically start at the beginning of an academic quarter or AUAP cycle. Your application will be maintained in this pool for consideration through March 2025.

How To Apply

To be considered for part-time and/or full-time lecturer positions, applicants must apply on-line and attach:
  • A cover letter;
  • Resume/Vitae including contact information (names, address, phone number, and e-mail address) for three professional references; and
  • A copy of transcripts for the highest degree held.

NOTE: Although copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, all job offers are contingent upon verification of highest degree held. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.

Contact Information

Direct inquiries to:

Matthew Britschgi, UESL Director


Phone: (509) 963-2512

Department Link: University English as a Second Language| Central Washington University (

Nicki Kukar


Website: Asia University America Program | Central Washington University (
  • Please contact Human Resources at or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.

Conditions of Employment

Background Check/Reference Check Process:

Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to sign a Sexual Misconduct disclosure in pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080 and submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.

The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.

The Collective Bargaining Agreement may be found here: CWU Faculty Relations.

Notice to Prospective Employees:

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Statement

Central Washington University is an EEO/AA/Title IX Institution. Central Washington University's policies and practices affirm and actively promote the rights of all individuals to equal opportunity in education and employment. Discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, disability, or status as a protected veteran is prohibited. The university provides an internal procedure for reporting discrimination and affords protection against retaliation for participating in the complaint process. Central Washington University complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and executive orders including when soliciting bids and in the fulfillment of all contracts with governmental agencies. Direct related inquiries to Civil Rights Compliance, 202 Barge Hall, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501; Telephone 509-963-2050; or email

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Reasonable Accommodations

Central Washington University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact Human Resources at or call 509-963-1202. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

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