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Intensive English Program - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool
About the Position: Provides instruction in components of a standard ESL curriculum with an academic preparation focus. Courses include grammar, listening and speaking, reading, writing, and academic preparation. Instructional levels range from beginning to advanced as well as bridge coursework for students entering Western. Maximum number of instructional hours is 18 per week.

Length of Contracts: Contracts are available for up to four quarters, full-time, benefitted positions with competitive starting salary.  Multi-quarter, part-time and quarterly contracts are also available.

About the College/Department: Language & Culture Programs
Position Responsibilities: Provide classroom instruction as assigned; attend regular staff meetings; maintain a minimum of 2 regular office hours per week; serve as homeroom instructor/student advisor as needed; participate in orientation-week events such as testing and placement, advising, and registration; participate in closing week activities such as advising, testing, conferences, and closing ceremonies; participate in field trips and/or social activities as appropriate; and collaborate with other faculty and participate in professional development activities.   Instructors are also expected to participate in on-going curriculum development projects and to contribute to program alignment with university goals and expectations.
Required Qualifications:
  • (1) MA TESL or (2) MA in closely related field with evidence of the following provided: graduate course work in linguistics and English linguistics, culture and society, educational foundations, second-language pedagogy, second-language assessment, and language teaching, and; practicum, preferably in intensive academic preparation English program
  • 2 years of teaching experience in a US university- or college-based IEP
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to teach a range of skill areas at all proficiency levels
  • Experience with accreditation
  • Experience living in another culture
  • Knowledge of another language
Academic Emphasis: Intensive English
Job Location: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions and Requested Documents: Please log in below and submit your application via WWU's Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE).  Note:  You will need to be using Internet Explorer to fully utilize our online application system.

A cover letter and CV are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.  You may cut and paste or upload your resume and cover letter as noted on the EASE application.
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Job Posted: 11/8/2012
Closing Date Notes: Open continuously
Recruitment #: 120901
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU's Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu

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