The English for Multilingual Students Program (EMS) at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach course(s) in EMS for the upcoming openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions available varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the program. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time.
Lecturers will teach 1-3 undergraduate writing courses per quarter. Each course meets four hours per week, and requires substantial out-of-class preparation and grading. Instructors must also hold a minimum of two office hours per week and meet with individual students as needed to provide assistance on course assignments. Lecturers will also be expected to attend 2-3 scheduled faculty meetings per quarter.
The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant are:
MA in TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related field at the time of application
PhD in TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related field at the time of appointment
Experience teaching composition to students enrolled in college/university degree programs in the U.S.
Background in second language writing theory and pedagogy
Experience with materials development for academic English
Familiarity with corpus-based resources (concordancers, collocation dictionaries)
Teaching experience in classrooms with diverse (domestic/international) groups
Knowledge of English grammar as it relates to the teaching of academic writing
Teaching experience involving a minimum of one college-level or college-preparatory writing course for multilingual students (or mainstream course with multilingual students)
Demonstrated excellence in teaching
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.
To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01375. Applicants should submit a cover letter, teaching statement, resume or CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness and complete contact information for three references who are familiar with your college-level composition teaching experience. All applications must be submitted through the UC Recruit. Applicant reviews will begin as soon as November 16, 2018.
The posting will remain open until October 31, 2019 to accommodate department needs.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness - Documents that show excellence in teaching and student satisfaction (i.e. course teaching evaluations, classroom observation reports).
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
Misc / Additional - Additional evidence of applicant's qualifications, i.e. course syllabi, course curriculum development materials, research materials, etc.
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