The Department of Languages, Philosophy, & Communication Studies at Utah State University invites applications for a Lecturer in the Intensive English Language Institute. The position starts August 1, 2018. The successful candidate must have a strong record of teaching excellence and at least two years’ experience teaching English for Academic Purposes in an Intensive English Program. We are looking for a team player and someone who has the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully; they must also provide evidence of a high degree of fluency and accuracy in all aspects of spoken and written English. There may be an opportunity for the person to work with teachers in China via our China Cooperative program. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service related activities.
Candidates must have at least an MA in ESL, TESL, Second Language Teaching, or Applied Linguistics from an accredited postsecondary institution -- The degree should meet CEA requirements. Other qualifications can be found online. Go to http://ieli.usu.edu/ to learn more about the program and http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=3021 to see full job description and to apply online. Review of applications will begin January 20 and will continue until position is filled.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Intensive English Language Institute Utah State University
The Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) is an academic English as a Second Language Program within the department of Languages, Philosophy, & Communication Studies teaches academic ESL to international graduate and undergraduate students who have been admitted to Utah State University. IELI also serves visiting scholars, post-doctorates, and government and corporate sponsored students. In ...addition to intensive language education, IELI provides training for international teaching assistants and is involved in teacher education projects at USU and abroad. IELI serves the world community through program and curriculum development, teaching, and consulting. The major goal of the IELI program is to provide students with the language skills and cultural orientation necessary to make them successful students in the USU classrooms and willing participants in the university community. To accomplish these ends, the core program is one of academic English, informed by faculty investigations of university classroom practice. Implicit in all classroom teaching is a cultural orientation to American values, the American educational system, and aspects of campus life in general. The activities of IELI directly support the University's current mission of providing high quality instruction and encouraging cultural diversity. IELI's academic ESL courses are one means by which international students and Utah's non-native speakers of English may meet the University's English language proficiency standard, thus furthering the educational mission of the University and contributing to the internationalization of the campus.