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Drexel University
William Penn Annex West, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Drexel University is a world‐class, comprehensive, R1 research institution and a global leader in experiential education. For more than 100 years, our renowned Cooperative Education (co-op) program has enabled students to gain professional work experience before they graduate, setting them apart from their peers.

Committed to becoming the nation's most civically engaged university, Drexel supports engagement along three dimensions: research and academic programs that directly benefit communities, business practices that support equitable local and regional economic development, and public service by students, faculty, and staff. Our engagement is long‐term, multigenerational, and fundamental to the University's mission, heritage, and future.

At Drexel, we are devoted to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment that promotes healthy lifestyles and is based on integrity, trust, and respect. We center equity, inclusion and belonging, and incorporate an anti‐racism approach to our strategic plan, organizational systems, policies and structures.

Drexel offers its highly engaged faculty and professional staff a comprehensive and world‐class benefits package that includes generous vacation and paid time off as applicable (including civic engagement days), up to an 11% 403(b) Retirement Plan match with immediate vesting, and remote and flexible work options for many roles. Our exceptional medical plans include domestic partner and fertility assistance and our award‐winning A Healthier U wellness program. In addition, faculty and professional staff at Drexel enjoy free tuition for themselves and their dependents for Drexel degree programs, certification, and non‐certification programs. And as part of the tuition offering to employees, Drexel participates in a tuition exchange program for dependents with other higher education institutions. These are just a sample of our extensive benefit offerings. Please see this Benefits Brochure for more information.


Apply now Job no: 502935

Work type: Full-Time

Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA

Categories: College of Arts & Sciences

Job Summary

Instructors at the ELC are TESOL professionals who teach 18 hours of ELC courses each quarter, averaged over the academic year. They may also teach other courses within the College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) as needed and as assigned by the ELC Director.

Essential Functions
  • Teaching courses as scheduled. In case of absence, finding substitute teachers in accordance with ELC/Drexel policies. Being available to students, scheduling, posting and holding office hours (a minimum of one hour per week per course taught). Administering course evaluations at midterm and the end of the term. Accepting observers into your classroom as scheduled.
  • Submitting student grades in accordance with ELC/Drexel policy. Maintaining accurate documentation of course records to justify the grades submitted.
  • Attending faculty and staff meetings and ELC activities as scheduled.
  • Serving on the Academic Affairs Committee. Participating in student placement activities as needed.
  • Meeting requirements for professional development in accordance with ELC/Drexel policies. Mentoring new faculty during their first quarter.

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of a Master's Degree in ESL/EFL/TESOL
  • Minimum of a year experience.
  • At least one year of ESL/EFL teaching experience at the university level.
  • Experience with online language teaching, instructional technology, and curriculum development.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Record of publications and training in specific research area.

  • University City - Philadelphia, PA

This is a full-time Faculty position classified as Exempt. The salary offered is based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience, department budget, and an internal equity review.

For information about benefits, please review Drexel's Full-Time Faculty Benefit Fact Sheet or Part-Time Faculty Benefit Fact Sheet.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

A review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised: Mar 29 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Jun 29 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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