Lecturer

    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA 90001
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    The USC International Academy, in Strategic and Global Initiatives, is seeking Lecturers to help students achieve academic and professional goals through high-quality instruction in English as a Second Language and university preparation.

    Along with teaching hours, Lecturers are responsible for course and class preparation, student conferencing, grading, attendance at required meetings and all service and administrative duties associated with teaching. Contact hours in this position are 20 teaching hours/week. Specific program and course assignments for each semester and session are at the discretion of the International Academy. The program's curriculum is designed to provide integrated and sequential learning. It is important, therefore, that Lecturers confer with academic management to ensure consistency with the International Academy's educational goals.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Develop course materials for assigned courses
    Participate in curriculum development projects
    Assist with placement testing
    Actively seek collaboration with colleagues
    Maintain a consistent, supportive, student-centered approach appropriate for adult-learners

    REQUIRED:
    M.A. (in hand) or Ph.D. in TESL, ESL, Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition
    Current active involvement in the field
    Minimum of 3 years of IEP teaching experience with demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching
    Experience teaching ESL and/or teaching EAP at the university level or in conditional acceptance programs with adult learners
    Desire to teach all skills across all levels of English proficiency
    Computer literacy, media literacy, experience with blended learning

    PREFERRED:

    Experience in ESL/IEP/EAP curriculum development
    Experience teaching college-level reading, writing, communication, and research skills for international students
    Overseas teaching experience (this does not substitute for required IEP experience)
    Knowledge of or previous formal study of a second language

    REQUIRED: M.A. (in hand) or Ph.D. in TESL, ESL, Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition Current active involvement in the field Minimum of 3 years of IEP teaching experience with demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching Experience teaching ESL and/or teaching EAP at the university level or in conditional acceptance programs with adult learners Desire to teach all skills across all levels of English proficiency Computer literacy, media literacy, experience with blended learning

    REQ20088121 Posted Date: 04/03/2020
    Posting ID: 555231014Posted: 2020-05-26