Lecturer - History, Anthropology, and Modern Languages and Literatures - English as a 2nd Language

Eastern Washington
Cheney, Washington
Jul 29, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Lecturer - History, Anthropology, and Modern Languages and Literatures - English as a Second Language

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.

Eastern's 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state's second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor's and master's degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master's degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.

Job Summary:

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Eastern Washington University invites applications for one full-time Lecturer position in English as a Second Language in the Department of History, Anthropology, and Modern Languages and Literatures to begin September 2021. This position is a one-year appointment for AY2021-2022 with the option for renewal based on funding availability and department need.

We seek an outstanding educator with successful experience teaching English language learners at a variety of proficiency levels, in a variety of contexts including academic, basic communicative, and specific purposes, and from a variety of literacy backgrounds. Demonstrated success with using technology for online teaching required. Demonstrated interest in supporting professional development of teachers and demonstrated cultural responsiveness with students from Japan highly desired. Responsibilities will include instructing courses and advising students in English as a Second Language teacher education, teaching intensive English courses, creating co-curricular activities, and designing language learning experiences through coursework, individual instruction, and self-directed learning. Faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.

The candidate selected for these positions may be expected to teach face-to-face classes, hybrid or blended classes and/or online classes according to the needs of the department.

Additionally, the candidate selected for these positions will be expected to offer interest and/or experience in online learning and pursuit of grants, to expand the university's endeavors in those areas.

Required Qualifications:

• Master's Degree in TESOL or a related field.

• Demonstrated ability to successfully use technologies to teach online.

• Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to candidates who offer one or more of the following preferred qualifications:

• Diverse experiences teaching and creating curriculum and co-curricular activities for second language learners.

• Previous experience teaching students from Japan.

• Previous experience designing a range of language learning experiences including coursework, individual instruction, and self-directed learning.

Other Skills and Abilities:

• Flexibility

• Collaboration

• Collegiality

• Communication

• Teamwork

• Time Management

Job Duties:

% of Time: 100

Responsibility / Duty: Teaching: typical workload for this position will involve 45 credits per academic year and the candidate may be required to teach other courses that fulfill the need of the Department and Program according to the expertise of the candidate hired into the position.

Teaching includes the following additional related responsibilities as defined in the faculty CBA :

• Meet all scheduled classes

• Plan, organize and inform students of the course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance regulations and methods of evaluation including grading scales

• Schedule and attend office hours

• Turn in grades according to established deadlines

Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.

Sample workload for AY2021-22 is as follows. Actual workload will be based on the needs of the department.

Fall 2021 Quarter (15 credits)

• ESLG 470 (1 credit)

• ESLG 486 (1 credit)

• ESLG 480-25 (4 credits)

• ESLG 480-26 (4 credits)

• ELIN 111-01 (5 credits)

Winter 2022 Quarter (15 credits)

• ESLG 471 (3 credits)

• ESLG 472 (3 credits)

• ESLG 481 (4 credits)

• ESLG 486 (2 credits)

• AUAP TOEIC (3 credits)

Spring 2022 Quarter (15 credits)

• ESLG 486 (3 credits)

• ESLG 488 (3 credits)

• ESLG 492 (3 credits)

• ESLG 490 (5 credits)

• AUAP CE (1 credit)

In addition, AUAP /ELI , a self-support program has offered an additional .2 engagement to create a 1.0 position. AUAP as a self-support program that would need to pay their portion (20%) on index (500213).

Essential Function Indicator: Yes

Conditions of Employment:

The candidate hired into this position will receive a one-year appointment for AY2021-2022 with the option for renewal based on funding availability and department need.

The required start date for this position is 09/16/2021. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/16/2021.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Salary Information: The expected salary upon hire is $51,333.

Posting Date: 07/20/2021

Open Until Further Notice: No

Closing Date: 8/2/2021

Screening to Begin: 08/03/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2384883

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

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