The Department of Foreign Languages seeks an English as a foreign language professor with a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language (TESOL, TEFL, TESL) or related areas (Bilingual Education, Applied Linguistics). Teaching experience is necessary.
The professor will teach in the undergraduate English programs of the Instituto de Idiomas. These could include the General English, International Relations English, and English for Health Sciences Programs. The professor will be in charge of designing assessments, strengthening the curriculum, and possibly coordinating other teachers. Depending on their interest, they may participate in research and other related projects in their areas of expertise. Also, the professor must take part in activities that support department and academic division development.
Contact: Lourdes Rey Paba firstname.lastname@example.org
-Master's degree in Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language (TESOL, TEFL, TESL) or related areas (Bilingual Education, Applied Linguistics).
-2 years of experience in university settings.
-Experience in curriculum, materials, and assessment design.
-Preferably: experience in leading other teachers or teams.
Additional Salary Information: Salary paid in Colombian pesos. Around 6,000,000 COP per month. Living Allowance of 700,000 COP per month.
About Instituto de Idiomas, Universidad del Norte
The Universidad del Norte is a higher education institution located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It was institutionally accredited for its excellence in academics in September 2003 by the National Ministry of Education of Colombia. Founded in 1966, the Universidad del Norte has a student population of 14,000 undergraduates and graduates and is comprised of 7 academic divisions: Engineering, Administrative Science, Health Science, Legal Science, Humanities and Social Science, Basic Science, the Institute of Studies in Education, and the Instituto de Idiomas. Currently, it offers 28 undergraduate and 62 master’s and doctoral degree programs. 84% of its full-time faculty professors have Master’s and Doctorate degrees. Thanks to its national ranking and its international prospects, the university is recognized for its important academic work and stands out for its student and professor mobility, national and international cooperation agreements, double-degree programs, among others. The Instituto de Idiomas offers classes to both undergraduate students (who are required to take 8 semesters of a foreign language) and the external community courses in English, German, French, Mandarin, Portugese, Italian, and Spanish as a Foreign Language.