English for International Students, Graduate School, Duke University

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Position ID:Duke-EIS-EISINSTRUCTOR [#9948]
Position Title: Instructor, English for International Students
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Languages / English as a Second Language
Starting Date:2018/01/01
Appl Deadline:2017/10/13** finished (posted 2017/09/26, finished 2017/12/11, listed until 2017/12/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Program Overview: The mission of the English for International Students (EIS) program is to provide English-language instruction and support to international graduate students at Duke. Through offering courses and other resources in writing, oral communication, presentations, pronunciation, and grammar as well as training for new international teaching assistants, our program prepares students for success in social, professional, and academic settings. More information about EIS can be found online at https://gradschool.duke.edu/academics/english-international-students.

Appointment (beginning January 2018): Initial appointments are for one year and are renewable annually based on positive performance reviews. Instructors who have worked annual contracts for four consecutive years with positive reviews will qualify for three-year contracts from that point forward.

Responsibilities: • Teach five courses per academic year on a rotational basis • Complete and submit student assessments and reports • Collaborate closely with other EIS instructors • Share course-related materials • Redesign/develop courses and contribute to ongoing curricular changes • Hold office hours • Assist with pre-semester placement testing and exam rating • Participate on committees and complete special projects (as assigned) • Attend faculty meetings • Stay abreast of developments in the field • Perform other duties (as assigned)

Qualifications: • Master’s degree in TESOL or applied linguistics • Three years of teaching experience in a university-based ESL program • Demonstrated communication skills (written and verbal) • Excellent computer skills • Proven ability to work independently • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively and collegially • Strongly preferred: Experience with curriculum assessment and development, including English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 13, 2017. Initial materials should include a cover letter and resume. Letters of recommendation will be requested from a small group of finalists. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Brad Teague, Assistant Dean and Director, English for International Students, at brad.teague@duke.edu.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Assistant Dean and Director, English for International Students
Duke University
406 North Building
Box 103960
Durham, NC 27708

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