Instructor of English (NingboTech)

Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The English Department at the University of Indianapolis seeks applications for an Instructor in English. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure-track position to begin August 2021, renewable annually.

The successful candidate will teach English Composition, Applied English, and Business and Technical Writing as well as practical English courses, and will teach through our partnership program with the NingboTech University in Ningbo, People’s Republic of China. Instruction will be remote in fall 2021, but when travel is permitted, this instructor will teach at the Ningbo Tech campus. The candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching with English language learners. All faculty teach 24-25 hours per academic year.

Required qualifications: MA in English or a closely related field (with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate classes in English); experience teaching English Composition.

Desirable additional qualifications: TESOL, L2 writing, and professional writing; experience living and teaching abroad; some knowledge of Chinese (helpful, but not required).

Candidates must provide documentation verifying the ability to be employed in the United States and to obtain legal authorization to work in China. In addition to a salary, there will be a per diem, travel expenses and the provision for residence while in China.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that highlights the candidate’s qualifications for the position, and (unofficial graduate transcripts), plus the names of three references. Apply by April 30, 2021, for full consideration.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach 24-25 credit hours per academic year of English Composition, Applied English, and Business and Technical Writing as well as practical English courses


QUALIFICATIONS

  • MA in English or a closely related field (with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate classes in English) required
  • Experience teaching English Composition is required
  • TESOL, L2 writing, and professional writing preferred
  • Experience living and teaching abroad preferred
  • Some knowledge of Chinese would be helpful, but not is not required


BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Free Parking


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