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Teaching Instructor of English as a Second Language – WLLL 

Job Number: 01607

The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at West Virginia University invites applications for the position of Instructor in the Intensive English Program beginning August 16, 2016. Applicants must have an M.A. in TESOL, Linguistics, or equivalent; demonstrated teaching excellence; and native or near-native command of English. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position. Teaching load varies according to programmatic needs. Service to the program and department expected.

The position involves developing curricula specific to the needs of students in an IEP program, mainly in the area of generating activities and materials to aid students in skill development, e.g. reading and writing; administering and grading SPEAK, TOEFL, and Michigan tests; and preparing and conducting student orientations.

The position will begin on August 16, 2016.

WVU has an active NSF ADVANCE gender equity program and is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus community. The university is anEEO/Affirmative Action employer welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. The university is located in the community of Morgantown, which offers plentiful opportunities as well as recreational outlets that draw on the natural beauty and rich culture of Appalachia. Morgantown is located within 1½ hours of Pittsburgh and 3½ hours of the Washington / Baltimore area. It has been recognized as one of the most livable small cities in the U.S.

To apply, please visit http://jobs.wvu.edu, navigate to the position title listed above, and upload a letter of application, CV, teaching portfolio, and at least three letters of recommendation. Screening will begin February 15, 2016, continuing until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted by videoconference. For additional information, contact Mison.Beondy@mail.wvu.edu.