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Drexel University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 17, 2024

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About the College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) delivers a time-honored liberal arts education paired with Drexel’s renowned focus on applied learning. Our research and scholarship explore contemporary issues with an eye toward improving the common good. With a breadth of disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, and a focus on the now, the College is the perfect home for curious scholars who seek to apply their learning in the service of humanity. Our undergraduate programs, Co-op experiences and Community-Based Learning courses give students a broad-based, hands-on education that prepares them to make an impact immediately. Our graduate programs take a rigorous yet practical approach to advancing knowledge. Our faculty members are dedicated teachers and gifted scholars who publish groundbreaking research on the world’s most pressing issues.

About the English Language Center

The English Language Center’s (ELC’s) Intensive English Program and International Gateway Program are accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation. In addition, the ELC is a member of the University and College English Language Programs Consortium (UCIEP) and EnglishUSA.

Job Summary

Adjunct instructors are needed to teach in our special programs. Teaching loads vary from 2-15 hours per week for 2-6 weeks. Academic courses for nonnative speakers of English include but are not limited to: research and writing, technology and digital literacy, cultural immersion sessions with a sociopolitical theme, content-based English, and introduction to university culture. These daytime courses will be taught face-to-face at the University City campus, Monday through Friday.

Essential Functions

  1. Reviewing the course syllabus and updating with section information according to ELC/University course guidelines;
  2. Teaching the course as scheduled;
  3. Scheduling and holding at least one office hour per week;
  4. Being available to students and responding to students’ email inquiries within 24 hours;
  5. Maintaining accurate documentation of course records to justify the grades submitted;
  6. Submitting student grades in accordance with ELC and University policy;
  7. Attending course planning meetings, program welcome events, and final events;
  8. Participating in testing activities related to course assessments;
  9. Accepting observers into your classroom as scheduled;
  10. Providing students with a final progress report;
  11. Completing and returning student assessments in a timely manner;
  12. Any other duties directly related to the course as assigned by the ELC Director.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • At least a year of experience in higher education or working with college-age students;
  • Ability to teach academic preparation courses;
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced academic environment;
  • A superior level of English proficiency;
  • Ability to learn and use classroom technology, including learning management systems;
Preferred Qualifications
  • A master’s degree in ESL/EFL, TESOL, TESL, TEFL, or Applied Linguistics;
  • Experience living and/or working abroad.
Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Apr 17 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:May 27 2024 Eastern Daylight Time


 Drexel University

Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is a comprehensive global R1-level research university with a unique model of experiential learning that combines academic rigor with one of the nation’s premier cooperative education programs.

Drexel University is an urban research university that integrates education, scholarship, diverse partnerships, and our global community to address society’s most pressing challenges through an inclusive learning environment, immersive experiential learning, external partnerships, transdisciplinary and applied research, and creative activity. We prepare graduates of diverse backgrounds to become purpose-driven professionals and agents for positive change

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