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LEO Intermittent Lecturer: Classroom Communication Skills for International Teaching Assistants, Sum

University Of Michigan
Loch Alpine, Michigan
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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LEO Intermittent Lecturer: Classroom Communication Skills for International Teaching Assistants, Summer 2024
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How to Apply
Interested applicants must complete both of the following steps in order to be considered (Incomplete applications will not be considered):
- Apply to Job Opening ID# 249409 through the U-M Jobs portal.
- Email the following as a single PDF document to [email protected] :
- Cover letter
- CV
- Teaching philosophy (maximum 2 pages)
- A diversity statement that describes your demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching/mentoring, and/or service/engagement. There may be some overlap with your teaching statement (maximum 1 page)
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated date by which an offer will be made is July 1, 2024. The selection criteria used for this search are based on how the applicant's education and experience meet the required minimum qualifications for the position. Excellence in teaching and instruction will be the principal criteria used to select the successful candidate. All applicants will receive a notification when the position has been filled. For any questions, please email: [email protected]
The English Language Institute (ELI), a department in the University of Michigan's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA), seeks highly-qualified, experienced instructors of English for Academic Purposes to teach classroom communication skills and/or provide pronunciation practice sessions in ELI 994, a three-week intensive teaching preparation course for international teaching assistants -- called Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) at the University of Michigan. Offered jointly by the English Language Institute and the U-M Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT), ELI 994 prepares new graduate students who completed their undergraduate education in a language other than English to serve as GSIs in disciplines throughout LSA. The number of positions available is subject to enrollment. This appointment opportunity is subject to final approval by the academic unit.
Program dates: July 17 -August 6, 2024. Mandatory pre-term meeting on July 15, 2024.
Effort: 15% & 40% summer half-term appointments are available
Teaching Schedule: Varies according to appointment and enrollment but averages 12-13 hours/week for three weeks for 40% appointments and 4-6 hours per week for 15% appointments.
PLEASE NOTE: Qualified applicants are also invited to apply for available teaching positions in ELI's other 2024 summer programs:
Job #249408: English for Academic Purposes Summer Intensive
Job #249410 : ESL Summer Intensive Program
Mission Statement
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
ELI instructors plan and deliver high-quality instruction in language and pedagogy in accordance with ELI 994's curricular guidelines and best practices in EAP instruction. Assignments involve leading communications skills classes and practice teaching sessions for pre-service international Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs). ELI instructors are expected to provide students with regular, timely feedback on all assignments.
Required Qualifications
- Master's degree or higher in TESOL, applied linguistics, or a closely related field
- At least two years experience teaching English for Academic Purposes at the college/university level in the U.S.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
Desired Qualifications
- Experience teaching English pronunciation
- Experience teaching EAP and/or ESP at the (post-)graduate level
- Familiarity with the U-M Graduate Student Instructor (International Teaching Assistant) teaching context
Union Affiliation
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Job Detail
Job Opening ID
Working Title
LEO Intermittent Lecturer: Classroom Communication Skills for International Teaching Assistants, Summer 2024
Job Title
LEO Intermittent Lecturer
Work Location
Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time
FLSA Status
Organizational Group
College Of Lsa
LSA UG: English Language Inst
Posting Begin/End Date
6/03/2024 - 6/10/2024
Career Interest
LEO - Lecturers
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