Global Studies and Languages, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Position ID:MIT-Global Studies and Languages-ELS [#2444]
Position Title: Lecturer in English Language Studies
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Languages / English as a Second Language
Appl Deadline:2013/03/01 finished (posted 2012/12/17, finished 2013/08/12, listed until 2013/03/01)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer in English Language Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Summary: We seek highly qualified applicants for the position of Lecturer in English Language Studies. You will have the opportunity to teach academic writing and speaking to motivated, matriculated undergraduate and graduate students in a stimulating environment. You will teach three courses/semester and design course materials and assessments. This is a three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal and promotion to Lecturer II. The position includes full benefits. The start date is Summer 2013.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum of a Masters degree in teaching English as a second language (TESL), second language acquisition, rhetoric and composition with a specialization in ESL/ELL, or a related field.
  • Strong record of effective teaching
  • Applied knowledge of current research relevant to L2 teaching and learning, including familiarity with web- and video-technology
  • Excellent written and oral academic communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of communication requirements of students in humanities, social sciences, engineering and sciences
  • Minimum of three consecutive years experience teaching in higher education
  • Record of on-going professional engagement and development

M.I.T. is an affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a sample of material development (print or digital) or writing (maximum 20 pages), and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted no later than March 01, 2013, via Academic Jobs Online:

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Further Info:
MIT Foreign Languages & Literatures
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 14N-305
Cambridge, MA 02139

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