Maryland English Institute (MEI) at the University of Maryland, College Park, seeks full- and part-time faculty members to teach academic-focused ESL courses beginning Fall 2017.
UMEI 005 is primarily for high-proficiency undergraduate and graduate students whose TOEFL scores are in the 84-99 range. The course covers reading, writing, listening and speaking for academic purposes, plus TOEFL test preparation. It meets four days/week for 2 hours/class period.
UMEI 007 is an academic writing class for graduate students. The class meets two days per week for two hours per class period.
The Intensive English Program has combined Reading/Writing/Grammar courses for 15 contact hours per week and Listening/Speaking courses for 8 contact hours per week. Courses are offered for levels ranging from basic to advanced.
PT and FT faculty are expected to hold weekly office hours. FT instructors have additional faculty responsibilities in the Institute. The start date for FT instructors is August 14, 2017.
We are not able to sponsor candidates for work authorization in the US.
Master’s degree in TESOL or closely related field
Minimum of two years’ experience teaching ESL to international students at a college or university
Experience teaching graduate students
Experience teaching at a research-oriented university
Advanced training or degrees beyond a Master’s degree
About Maryland English Institute, University of Maryland
The Maryland English Institute (MEI) provides English language instruction and assessment at the postsecondary level for speakers of other languages who wish to learn English for academic, professional, or personal reasons. MEI offers a full-time, multi-level Intensive English Program (IEP), courses for matriculated international undergraduate and graduate students and custom-designed special Eng...lish language programs. MEI also assesses the English proficiency of conditionally admitted students and the oral communication skills of international teaching assistants. We are located on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park.