The Minnesota English Language Program (MELP) in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS) at the University of Minnesota is seeking to create a pool of qualified instructors for part-time, adjunct Teaching Specialist positions for various terms for the 2021-22 academic year. Adjunct instructors will be hired on a per term basis based on program needs.
Adjunct Teaching Specialists will be responsible for teaching courses in the Intensive English Program, Academic English Program, or a Short-Term Program. These are temporary, non-tenured positions paid on a per course basis.
Position duties include planning and teaching one or more ESL courses; attending staff meetings and orientation; collaborating with other teachers in the program on curriculum development; and student assessment and other program duties as assigned.
1) MA in TESOL or a closely related field in hand by time of appointment,
2) at least one semester of ESL teaching at the college or university level,
3) evidence of an excellent teaching record, and
4) superior communication skills in English.
Significant experience teaching ESL at the college or university level; successful completion of an ESL practicum course (with documentation); experience mentoring new ESL teachers in one’s own classroom; experience teaching diverse groups of students in a variety of settings; experience integrating technology into language teaching; strong interpersonal skills; the ability to work well on a team; experience and interest in curriculum development; and evidence of continuing professional activity.
Internal Number: 341017
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