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Adjunct - CoAS - ELC Special Programs

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 25, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, English as a Second Language, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Other Humanities, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
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Part Time
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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 (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 Intensive English Programs Consortium (UCIEP) and EnglishUSA.

Job Summary

Adjunct instructors are needed to join our special programs teaching 3-13 hours per week for 2-11 weeks. Course vary by program including but not limited to: Advanced ESL writing, speaking, grammar, vocabulary, content-based English (business, science, communications), teaching methodology, introduction to university culture, teaching methodology, and/or test preparation.

Essential Functions

  • Reviewing the course syllabus and update with section information according to ELC/University course guidelines;
  • Teaching the course as scheduled on the synchronous days and in case of illness, notify program coordinator and reschedule the session to a different day;
  • Scheduling and holding at least one office hour per week via Zoom;
  • Making yourself available to students and responding to students’ email inquiries within 24 hours;
  • Maintaining accurate documentation of course records to justify the grades submitted;
  • Submitting student grades in accordance with ELC policy;
  • Any other duties directly related to the course as assigned by the department head;
  • Attending the course planning meetings, program welcome event, and final event;
  • Participating in testing activities related to course assessments;
  • Accepting observers into your classroom as scheduled;
  • Administering course evaluations at midterm and the end of the term;
  • Completing student evaluations in a timely manner;
  • Attending ELC Faulty/Staff meetings and additional program events (Optional).

  • Required Qualifications
    • A master’s degree (in hand) in TESOL, TESL, TEFL, Applied Linguistics (certificate programs do not meet accreditation requirements).
    • At least 2 years of experience in higher education or working with college age students.
    • Ability to teach academic preparation courses.
    • Ability to work independently after orientation in a fast-paced academic environment (10-week terms).
    • A superior level of English proficiency (for language proficiency criteria go to
    • Ability to use technology such as Blackboard, Smartboard, audio streaming and other classroom technologies.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience living and/or working abroad (preferred)

    University City - Philadelphia, PA

    Special Instructions to the Applicant

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

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

    Advertised:Apr 25 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close:Jun 24 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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