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, and pronunciation 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 August 2017):
Initial appointments are for one year and are renewable annually based on positive performance reviews. Instructors who have worked annual contracts for at least six consecutive years with positive reviews will qualify for three-year contracts from that point forward.
• Teach six 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)
• 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 development, including ESP courses
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by February 27, 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 email@example.com.
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