The English Language Program in the School of Professional and Extended Studies at American University invites applications for a part-time adjunct faculty position to teach in the spring 2013, subject to budgetary approval.
Seeking an experienced ESL instructor to teach a new course in TOEFL Preparation. Responsibilities include designing the syllabus, consulting on the text, and working closely with the English Language Program Manager. Course meets twice a week in the evenings in the spring semester. There is potential to teach other courses in upcoming semesters. ELP faculty are expected to attend and be active in program orientation and other program functions; provide guidance to students; and have additional program-related responsibilities, such as materials development, mentoring, and test administration. Position appointees will work under the supervision of the ELP Program Manager. Preference given to applicants with a Master’s in TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related field; near-native proficiency in English; experience teaching iBT TOEFL courses and developing ESL curriculum; strong interpersonal skills with evidence of a high level of cultural sensitivity. Salary commensurate with professional experience and qualifications.
Submit a letter of application including a description of how your experience, qualifications, and professional interests have prepared you for this position, along with your curriculum vitae/resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Ken Janjigian, ELP Program Manager. Application review will begin on Dec 1 and will continue until positions are filled. Appointments will be effective January 2013. American University is an AA/EEO University committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Minority and women candidates are encouraged to apply.