Department:American English Institute Rank:Instructor Annual Basis:9 Month
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Department Summary The American English Institute (AEI), as a unit a of the College of Arts and Science (CAS), serves the educational mission of the University of Oregon through scholarship, English language instruction, and English language professional training. The AEI champions the University’s mission of internationalization and is a leader in helping achieve the University’s goals for diversity and student success. The AEI supports the University in the integration of international students into all aspects of campus life, and collaborates with faculty across campus toward creating a successful academic experience for all international students.
Position Summary The American English Institute is seeking qualified applicants for its open instruction pool. Appointments are not to exceed one year. AEI currently offers three major academic programs: the Intensive English Program (IEP), the Academic English for International Students (AEIS) program, and the Innovative Program (IP). The IEP provides intensive English language training to conditionally admitted as well as non-matriculated undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students annually. AEIS provides credit-bearing classes to fully matriculated students in order to improve their English language communication and prepare them to work in an academic setting. IP provides both online and hybrid online/on-site training to teachers of English in dozens of countries around the globe. Potential courses may be in IEP, AEIS, or IP.
Minimum Requirements For IEP, AEIS, and Innovative Programming: • Master’s degree in TESOL, TEFL, Linguistics, or a closely-related field. • Two years full-time experience teaching ESL/EFL or equivalent. • One year teaching experience in an IEP (Intensive English Program).
For all AEI Pro Tem positions: • Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics/TESOL or a closely related field. • Experience in communicative language methodology, task-based learning, and skills integration. • Evidence of the ability to develop and adapt classroom materials to meet students’ needs. • Proficiency using technology in classroom and instructional activities. • Demonstrated experience in teaching across program levels and skills. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of instructional teams and faculty committees.
Professional Competencies Successful candidates will have professional experience, demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching, and a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications • Candidates with experience serving the needs of diverse populations. • A specialty area or area of interest in TESOL, 2nd language pedagogy, curriculum development, EAP, ESP, instructional technology. • Experience in developing courses, electives, assessment, etc. • Candidates with administrative or supervisory experience. • Candidates with overseas/abroad teaching experience. • Candidates with online/hybrid teaching experience.
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