Gobal Engagement: Instructor of English for Academic Purposes (Open until filled. Apply by 4/16/21)
The Global Engagement unit in the Division of Undergraduate Education at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for instructors of a four-week intensive non-credit course that will focus on English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Under the direction of Professor Jeremy Hourigan, Faculty Director of Global Engagement, each instructor will teach, via remote/online delivery, three sections of one of three courses: (1) Academic Writing, (2) Oral Communication; (3) Reading & Research Skills. The ability to commit to the high-paced and intensive nature of an academic preparation course is essential. Duties include:
Plan daily lessons and teaching 3 to 4.5 hours each day or equivalent (total of 55-60 classroom hours).
Attend weekly staff meetings via Zoom; attending pre-course planning and orientation meetings via Zoom.
Assess student work consistently with agreed criteria.
Organize and providing individual feedback to students on their individual work and group presentations.
Maintain up-to-date records of work and attendance.
Fulfill any other course-related duties as required.
Students are from a variety of international backgrounds and academic disciplines and will have English proficiency of a minimum 83 iBT or 7 IELTS. Many will have immediate assignments as Teaching Assistants with their respective academic departments or programs. Class sizes are expected to be between 15 and 25 students.
Weekly instructional staff planning meetings (dates to be determined)
August 9, 2021: Orientation (morning welcome)
August 10, 2021 to September 1, 2021: Instruction
September 2, 2021: Group Presentations (half day)
September 3, 2021: Grading and assessment reports
Applicants with expertise in teaching in university-based intensive English for Academic Purposes programs are strongly encouraged to apply.
ACADEMIC TITLE Lecturer - Miscellaneous
SALARY Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Master's degree (or an equivalent foreign degree) in applied linguistics or a TESOL-related field; or a Bachelor's Degree (or an equivalent foreign degree) in applied linguistics or a TESOL-related field and post-graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Degree requirements must be met at the time of application.
A minimum of one year of teaching at the university/college level.
POSITION AVAILABLE August 2, 2021. Two planning meetings will be scheduled during the week of August 2-6, 2021, with instructional duties beginning August 9, 2021.
DURATION OF POSITION Initial appointment will be fulltime for the four-week period of August 9, 2021 through September 3, 2021.Reappointment may be considered contingent upon the availability of work and appropriate funding.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.
RECRUITMENT PERIOD Full consideration will be given to applications completed by April 19, 2021. Applications received after this date will be considered only if the position has not been filled.
The hiring unit will not sponsor employment-eligible immigration statuses for this position.
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