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Jobs: ESL: Lecturers at University of Southern CA USA

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  1. Jim Cunningham, ESL Lecturers: at University of Southern California, CA USA

Message 1: ESL Lecturers: at University of Southern California, CA USA

Date: 14 Feb 2002 16:41:31 -0000
From: Jim Cunningham <>
Subject: ESL Lecturers: at University of Southern California, CA USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: ESL Lecturers
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: University of Southern California
Department: American Language Institute
State or Province: CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: April 1, 2002
Contact: Jim Cunningham

Address for Applications:
938 W. 34th Street
Los Angeles
CA 90089-0062

Full-time ESL Lecturers
American Language Institute
University of Southern California

The American Language Institute at the University of Southern
California is accepting applications for full-time, non-tenure track
faculty positions as ESL Lecturers. The appointments are for ten
months with the possibility of renewal. Salary commensurate with
experience, with opportunities for additional income for summer
employment. Start date: August 1st, 2002. USC is an AA/EOE employer.

	- Masters degree in TESOL or closely related field
	- Five years university-level teaching experience in ESL
	- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
	- Excellent written and spoken communication skills
	- Experience in training and supervising teachers
	- Experience in designing curricula and creating innovative materials
	- Evidence of professional involvement in the field of TESOL 

Strong background in:
	- Materials development in English for Academic Purposes
	- Second language writing instruction
	- Project collaboration
Some experience in:
	- Teaching English to science and technology graduate students
	- Testing, placement, and streaming

All candidates must be eligible for employment in the United States.

	- Teach academic ESL courses in the program (10-15 contact hours per
	- Supervise teaching assistants
	- Develop syllabi, course materials, and teaching notes for academic
 ESL courses 
	- Conduct needs analyses 
	- Fulfill administrative duties by participating in meetings, testing,
 and special projects 
	- Participate in the further development of the ALI program

Application process

Deadline for receipt of application: April 1, 2002
Applicants who plan to attend CATESOL or the international TESOL
conference should indicate how they can be contacted at the
conference. Please send or email a letter of application and a
current resume, including contact information for at least three
references to:

Jim Cunningham, ALI Program Administrator
(Attention: ALI Faculty Search Committee)
USC/American Language Institute
9387 West 34th Street, HSS 100
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0062
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