LINGUIST List 29.1610

Fri Apr 13 2018

Jobs: TESL: Instructor, Louisiana State University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 13-Apr-2018
From: Office of Human Resource Management <>
Subject: TESL: Instructor, Louisiana State University, USA
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University or Organization: Louisiana State University
Department: Department of English
Job Location: Louisiana, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Instructor - ESL (multiple positions)

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Not Applicable; English as a Second Language


The Department of English seeks Instructor(s) to teach undergraduate courses in spoken and/or written English to international students and to evaluate their language proficiency.

Full-time Instructor teaches four (4) three-hour courses per semester, or three (3) four-hour courses per semester for a total of twelve (12) hours per semester in composition courses, ESL, and introductions to literary study. Schedule and hold five (5) office hours per week to meet with students.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Masters in English as a Second Language and/or Linguistics and some prior experience teaching ELS in higher education
- ITA (international teaching assistant) training
- familiarity with OPI (oral proficiency interview) technique; and/or knowledge of Test of Spoken English/SPEAK scoring.

Ideal candidates will have evidence of outstanding teaching in ESL.

Benefits: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!

About LSU: LSU is the State’s flagship research university and carries the designation of “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. It is one of 21 universities nationwide holding land-, sea-, and space-grant status. LSU enjoys a lively and diverse community of more than 36,000 faculty, staff, and students from every state and more than 120 countries. Occupying 2,000 acres on the Mississippi River in Louisiana’s capital city, Baton Rouge, LSU is approximately 80 miles northwest of New Orleans in the heart of the culturally diverse delta region. LSU’s campus, largely of Italian Renaissance architecture, is regarded as one of the top 20 most beautiful campuses in the United States with 57 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and over 1,200 magnificent Live Oak trees, amongst numerous magnolia grandiflora, crape myrtle, camellia, and azalea.

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Office of Human Resource Management

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