The English for Academic Purposes Program at NYU Shanghai invites applications for full-time Lecturer positions to teach English for Academic Purposes to academically outstanding students from around the world.
Designed as thematically-focused freshmen seminars, these advanced courses will teach integrated skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening), with an emphasis on academic speaking and listening. Lecturers teach six sections (or their equivalent) in a two-semester course sequence (3 sections/semester). You may read more about the program curriculum on our website. EAP faculty attend pre-semester faculty meetings, participate in regular faculty development workshops throughout the academic year, participate in institutional service, and may continue ongoing research and practice in their academic or creative fields. Appointments are for 3 years effective September 1, 2019; contracts are renewable.
NYU Shanghai is looking for demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching. Candidates should be creative individuals who are flexible, outgoing, open to new environments, and respectful of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
Four years teaching university-level EAP/ESL courses
Experience working with students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds
Specialized experience teaching content-based speaking and listening
PhD or EdD
Two years teaching university-level EAP/ESL courses (Due to Chinese visa regulations, these two years must constitute 24 months of full-time teaching following receipt of the degree.)
Master’s degree in TESOL/Applied Linguistics or a related field
The ability to design a thematic liberal arts style seminar according to CBLI principles
Priority deadline is December 16, 2018 (China Standard Time). Review of applications will continue until positions are filled.
Required application materials:
Cover letter describing your experience relevant to the position
One-page teaching philosophy
Reference list or letters of recommendation; some references should speak to teaching experience and effectiveness
Candidates who move forward in the interview process will be asked to provide the following supplemental application materials:
One-page sample course description, outlining a thematic focus you would like to teach and the integration of language skills into that focus
References for 5 texts (essays, readings, videos) you would incorporate into the syllabus
NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within the NYU Global Network University. It is the first Sino-US higher education joint venture to grant a degree that is accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars who are committed to NYU’s global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research.
New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. There are three degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, and complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global