POOL - Lecturer: Applied English Center - 21162BR

POOL - Lecturer: Applied English Center

Applied English Center
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

The Applied English Center invites qualified professionals with relevant ESL/EFL teaching experience to submit online applications for part-time and/or full-time, temporary and/or regular lecturer positions to teach one or more courses. Appointments vary and are dependent upon overall program needs and courses being offered each semester. Lecturers are non-tenure-track members of the faculty whose primary role is instructional.

We are currently seeking Pool Lecturers for the Spring and Summer 2022 terms, with the possibility of continuing employment for the Fall 2022 term and beyond.

Job Description

  • Teach up to 16 hours/week in the intensive English program, specialized short-term programs, and/or other AEC programs.
  • Other duties as assigned. Expectations will be determined at time of appointment. Depending on appointment terms, pool lecturers may be expected to participate in professional service and professional growth.
Position Requirements:
  • The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.
  • This position requires working on-site.

Required Qualifications

All Applicants:
  • M.A. with concentration in TESL/TEFL or M.A. in Applied Linguistics with coursework in TESL/TEFL by the time of hire.
  • One (1) year ESL/EFL post-secondary or K-12 teaching experience with students from more than one culture by the time of hire.
  • Native speaker of English or required TOEFL and SPEAK scores below.
Applicants who are Non-Native Speakers of English:
  • A score of 60 on the SPEAK.
  • 26 or higher on each part score of the computer-based TOEFL or with 26 or higher on each part score of the iBT TOEFL, or all scores 8 or above on the IELTS, or scores of 170 or higher on each section of the Applied English Center proficiency test is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Successful ESL/EFL teaching experience at two (2) or more levels of English proficiency.
  2. Evidence of teaching two (2) or more skill areas.
  3. Overseas teaching experience.
  4. Experience in a university-level intensive English program.
  5. Experience in using a web-based course management system, such as Blackboard or Canvas.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete online application includes:
  1. CV and Cover letter addressing how you meet the required qualifications.
  2. Contact information for three professional references.
  3. Completion of the online application.
Update: Application review begins Monday February 14, 2022 and continues until all positions have been filled.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kari Balthazor; kbalthaz@ku.edu; 785.864.1327

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Applied English Center
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University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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