Revised: Term and Review Date
The American English Institute, University of Oregon, invites applications for the position of Career Track Instructors of English as a Second Language beginning Winter 2013, or sooner. This position is a nine-month, fixed term, renewable contract.
Salary base minimum is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. Summer teaching is possible at an additional one third of the nine-month salary. Excellent medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits, including staff rates for tuition for employee or family members. ( http://hr.uoregon.edu/benefits/benefitinformation )
The AEI is an academic unit with three missions: instruction, teacher training, and research. The instruction mission encompasses five student populations, Intensive English Program (IEP) students, matriculated university students, special programs, on-line distance education programs, and international teaching assistants.
MA in TESOL, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or very closely related field.
Minimum of 3 years full-time teaching experience in a university-based intensive ESOL program. Demonstrated excellence in ESOL teaching with at least three years post MA teaching experience; strong teaching credentials in an IEP preferred.
Experience in communicative language methodology, skill integration, task-based learning, and proficiency in using technology as an integrated component of classroom instruction.
Experience in teaching across program levels and skills.
Evidence of developing expertise in one of the following areas is preferred: teacher training, EAP, ESP, CALL, distance education, reading, materials and curriculum development.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an instructional team.
International experience and an interest in further international experience preferred.
Proficiency in English. Hiring may be contingent upon English proficiency assessment.
Demonstrated potential to contribute positively to the university’s diverse community.
Full-time ESOL instruction within different programs of the AEI.
Possible teaching assignments in the Linguistics Language Teaching Specialization MA program or online/hybrid teacher training programs if background and qualifications are appropriate.
Participation in Institute development projects.
Interaction with students and faculty in Linguistics.
Possible administrative work in program coordination.
Development of a personal professional agenda.
Candidates should submit an application letter, vita, and three letters of reference to:
Career Track Search Chair, American English Institute, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 97403. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications begins on November 1, 2012 . Position will remain open until filled. The University of Oregon is an AA/EO/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.
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