Adjunct Instructors - American Studies - Temporary Part Time
The College of New Jersey - United States

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The College of New Jersey's Institute for English as Second Language & American Studies is seeking temporary faculty to teach in a language and culture immersion program for international students and non-native speakers of English during the Spring 2013 term who may also be asked to stay on for our Summer Intensive program, beginning in July. For the Spring 2013 semester, the Institute will hold classes from January 21 to May 2, 2013, with final exams possible until May 10. Faculty must also be available January 14-18 for orientation, test preparation, and collaborative course planning with faculty teaching ESL. Concluding faculty meetings will be held May 13-15, for which all faculty must be available.

Instructors will hold class sessions two days a week in a well-prepared, two-level curriculum; hold regular office hours; be responsible for assessing student work in a timely fashion; and attend regular meetings with Institute faculty. Specific teaching schedules have some flexibility.
Minimum Requirements: MA in American Studies or any related discipline (e.g. literature, history, politics) with emphasis on American culture and 1 year of college teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: experience teaching international, multilingual, or multicultural populations; and experience studying or living in another country/language.

Contact Information

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a CV, unofficial transcript copies, and contact information for three references with their full contact information, including telephone and e-mail address to Dr. Monica Jacobe, Associate Director, Institute for English as Second Language & American Studies at jacobem@tcnj.edu. Application review will begin immediately and continue until candidates are chosen. References will not be contacted without the candidate??A?A?s prior knowledge and consent. This position is a professional staff position eligible for membership in the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) bargaining unit.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

For more information about the Institute for English as Second Language & American Studies, please visit the program's website: http://esl.pages.tcnj.edu/.

Founded in 1855, the College is a highly selective institution that emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - Arts and Communication, Business, Humanities Social Sciences, Science, Education, Engineering, and Nursing, Health and Exercise Science - offer degree programs to 6,980 students, including approximately 740 graduate students. The College has a 95% freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 85%. It is ranked as one of the 75 most competitive schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the number one public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks TCNJ as a top-25 value in American public higher education. The campus, recognized as one of the most beautiful in the country, is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, near the state capital of Trenton, and about an hour from Philadelphia and New York City.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a background check.

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