Adjunct Instructor

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law

United States

July 11, 2021


Position Details

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Posting Title Adjunct Instructor Area of Specialty Department UNT-International Affairs-Gen-110300 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Part-Time Salary Information Department Summary

Founded in 1977, the mission of the Intensive English Language Institute at the University of North Texas is to provide the highest quality academic English instruction, student services, and professional development programs for its students. The IELI provides twenty weekly contact hours of instruction for students in up to six different levels of English proficiency in five half-semester-long sessions per year. Students who successfully complete IELI meet the English language requirement to matriculate into UNT degree programs. The IELI is housed within UNT's International Affairs and works in close cooperation with numerous administrative and academic units throughout campus. In addition to the program in Denton on the flagship campus of UNT, the IELI operates an intensive English program with several teachers including an academic coordinator on the campus of Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan.

Position Summary

The Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) at the University of North Texas seeks qualified individuals for Adjunct Instructor and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for IELI sessions in Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from session to session and openings to teach these courses to develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need is to teach one or two IELI courses selected from Communication (Levels 1-6) and Writing/Grammar (Levels 1-6) 10 (half- time) to 20 (full-time) contact hours per week. The assignment includes teaching, orientation week participation, faculty meetings, and some other activities as required.

Teaching Develop syllabi in collaboration with and approved by the Assistant Director Teach one (half-time) or two (full-time) classes as assigned by IELI Conduct diagnostic testing of students during Week One to verify placement in your class(es) Provide instruction using the approved texts, curriculum plans, and other teaching materials designated for the class and level Administer the required testing, grading, entering attendance, and other classroom-related services for each course you teach Liaise frequently with the corresponding level teacher in Writing or Communication Report to IELI Administration issues with student absences, unusual or unruly behavior, and performance Provide times for two office hours per class per week publicized on the syllabus Perform other teaching duties as required

Orientation and Meetings Class duties will commence on August 24, 2021, and you are required to attend Pre-Session Teachers Orientation and Faculty Meeting and assist with New Student Orientation the week prior to the first day of class. These events serve as both orientation and an opportunity to become part of or maintain a community with IELI and International Affairs. Attendance at Teacher/Department Meetings during Mid-session and Final Week (and other times as needed) is required Attendance at required International Affairs (e.g., Diversity Training) meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in TESOL or closely related field Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching ESL at a university-based IEP focused on English for Academic Purposes Experience teaching all language skills Successful experience adapting classroom content to better serve students' needs Successful experience in teaching remote classes using video conferencing and a learning management system (e.g., Canvas) Proven ability to adjust to different cultures and work environments.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of a second Language. Experience of living and/or working overseas.

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule


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Physical Requirements Ability to communicate

Posting Number A428P

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
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  • Cover Letter