Duke University, English for International Students, Graduate School

2312 18775
Position ID:Duke-EIS-EIS [#18775]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Languages / English as a Second Language
Appl Deadline:2021/06/20 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/06/08, finished 2021/09/21, listed until 2021/06/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

EIS serves Duke’s educational mission by supporting multilingual graduate and professional students in becoming confident, independent users of academic and professional English. The program provides effective, individualized English-language instruction, advising, and assessment centered on students’ dynamic field-specific communication needs.

Appointment (beginning August 2021): Initial appointments are for one year and are renewable annually based on positive performance reviews. Instructors who have worked for at least 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 • Assist with pre-semester placement testing and exam rating • Participate in or manage projects as assigned by the assistant dean/director (e.g., committee work, departmental presentations, workshops, curriculum planning, test development, consultation with faculty and departments on issues of student performance and departmental expectations) • Complete and submit all student assessments and reports, including final grades, by established deadlines • Collaborate closely with other EIS instructors • Share course-related materials • Hold office hours in the EIS office space • Attend all faculty meetings • Stay abreast of developments in the field • Perform other duties as assigned by the assistant dean/director

Qualifications: • Master’s degree in TESOL or applied linguistics • Three years of teaching experience in a university-based ESL program (previous work with multilingual graduate and professional students highly desired) • 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 in a team-oriented office

Priority application deadline is June 20, 2021. Initial materials should include a cover letter and resume. 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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