Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Comparative Media Studies/Writing

Position ID:MIT-CMSW-ELSLEC [#22234]
Position Title: Lecturer, English Language Studies
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: English as a Second Language
Appl Deadline:2022/10/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/04, finished 2023/04/15, listed until 2022/10/10)
Position Description:   URMs  

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MIT’s English Language Studies (ELS) program in the Department of Comparative Media Studies/Writing at MIT is seeking a full-time lecturer to teach English language and academic/professional communication skills to bilingual graduate students and undergraduates starting September 1, 2023. Responsibilities include providing all individual students critical commentary, holding office hours, participating in ELS meetings and associated activities, using the Canvas course management system, and other duties as assigned.

Lecturers will teach three class per semester in subjects such as the high-intermediate “Foundations of Academic and Professional Writing” and “Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation,” the undergraduate “Expository Writing for Bilingual Students,” advanced classes such as “Advanced Workshop for Writing in Science and Engineering” or “Advanced Speaking and Critical Listening Skills,” or other electives.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants should have three or more years of experience in teaching expository writing and listening, speaking, and pronunciation to ESOL students at the graduate or undergraduate level and should have an MA or higher in TESOL, applied linguistics, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge—e.g., course work or undergraduate degree—of a science, engineering, or other STEM-related field and experience teaching bilingual students studying these fields at the university level. Knowledge—e.g., course work or undergraduate degree—of architecture, urban planning, media studies, or business and experience teaching bilingual students studying these fields at the university level.

Interested applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, 1-2 prior course syllabi, and 1-2 examples of activities or assignments designed by the applicant.

M.I.T. is an affirmative-action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check, including verifying any finding of misconduct (or pending investigation) from prior employers.

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Comparative Media Studies/Writing
MIT, 14E-303
Cambridge, MA 02139