American Language & Culture Program
Open for Recruitment: July 30, 2012 - September 10, 2012
Announcement #: 10004049439
Salary Range: $33,395 - $37,003/yr
Full or Part Time: Full Time
This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.
Contact Information for 5 Professional References
Letter of Qualification
Non-Tenure Faculty Lecturer, American Language & Culture Program
The mission of the American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) is to provide non-native speakers of English with the linguistic, academic, social, and cultural skills necessary to successfully navigate university environments in the United States. The ALCP promotes internationalization at the University of Idaho and encourages respect for linguistic and cultural diversity on the campus and in the community.
The University of Idaho, the leading research institution and land grant University in Idaho, seeks as its next full-time faculty-lecturer of the American Language & Culture Program an experienced English for Academic Purposes (EAP) teacher to provide relevant, content-based instruction.
The faculty works with a team of full-time instructors and reports to the ALCP Manager. Full-time faculty plays a leadership role in curriculum development; instructing all major ESL skill areas; conducting authentic assessment; instructing a diverse body of students; collaborating and coordinating to develop content-based course materials; participating in placement testing; on-going program development; creating and sustaining an energized community; evaluating program procedures; and mentoring new and novice instructors.
Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language or Applied Linguistics, or a closely related field
Experience teaching at the university level in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) ESL program
Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
Effective written and oral communication
Excellent organizational skills
Competent in computer skills
Knowledge of and experience in computer assisted language learning
Specific training or coursework in second language acquisition, curriculum design, and assessment
A record of involvement in the field of TESOL and related professional activities
Native-like fluency in English
Experience in curriculum design and development
Demonstrates ability in building and facilitating functional and effective teams
Demonstrated commitment to professional development in the field of TESOL and international education
Experience with CEA Accreditation reports
Fluency in a second language
The University of Idaho helps students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho's economy and serve a statewide community. From its main campus in Moscow, Idaho, to more than 70 additional research and academic locations statewide, U-Idaho emphasizes real-world application as part of its student experience. U-Idaho combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. Learn more about the University of Idaho.
Application Process and Search Timeline
Completed applications should include a letter of qualification relative to those described in this announcement, a current curriculum vitae, and full contact information for five professional references. To apply, please submit the materials through the Electronic Online Application System. Applications should be received by Friday August 27, 2012 to ensure that they are given full consideration; however, the position will remain open and applications will be accepted until a suitable applicant pool has been identified.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to, chair of the search committee, Kathryn Schiffelbein (email@example.com).
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