Faculty, Lecturer, ESL

Utah Valley University in Utah

Date Posted January 23, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time
Teaches a diverse student population using a variety of instructional modes and acknowledged best practices in the Second Language (ESL) Program. The ESL Program supports the university in its mission to provide students with opportunities to engage with real-life contexts and local and global communities and helps them prepare for success in their educational, professional, and personal goals. The position includes a teaching load of 15 credit hours a semester, departmental and university service assignments, and coordination/administrative responsibilities. A teaching load of 9-10 credit hours for summer may be available with additional compensation. There is also a possibility of reassigned time for some administrative responsibilities.
Job Requirements

Master's degree in TESL, applied linguistics with an emphasis in teaching English as a Second Language or other closely related degree with a certificate in E.S.L. with a significant amount of course work (at least 20%) in E.S.L. theory, methodology, and assessment, or an earned doctorate in TESOL, applied linguistics, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution is required.

Preferred: Position is open to those who have earned a masters degree in TESL, applied linguistics with an emphasis in teaching English as a Second Language, or a closely-related field.
Position is also open to those who have earned a doctorate degree in TESL, applied linguistics with an emphasis in teaching English as a Second Language or a closely-related field.

Utah Valley University (UVU) is a student-centered teaching institution dedicated to building communities of engaged learners. Being part of something greater, serving a larger mission of discovery and student engaged learning — that's the heart of what drives people to work at UVU. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance the Unique Mission of our institution. Our goal in Human Resources is to ensure that the University is an Employer of Choice and as such we are committed to continuous improvement, and to an employee population that represents the diverse communities in which we operate.


UVU is located in Orem, Utah with satellite campuses in the north and south ends of Utah County, Wasatch County, and the Provo Airport. At UVU, benefit eligible employees enjoy: waived undergraduate resident tuition for themselves and dependents; employer paid retirement program; competitive medical and dental insurance; life insurance; 12 paid holidays per year; a generous leave policy; and discounts for university events and local businesses. Visit http://www.uvu.edu/hr/benefits/index.htmlfor more benefits information.


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Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

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