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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
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,
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.
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
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
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)
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'
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.
Knowledge of a second Language.
Experience of living and/or working overseas.
Required License / Registration / Certification
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are
committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and
state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University
of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational
programs and activities, and employment practices.
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate
Posting Number A428P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
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