Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes (New York University Shanghai)

NYU Shanghai invites applications for full-time Lecturer positions to teach English for Academic Purposes to academically outstanding students from around the world. Designed as thematically-focused freshmen seminars, these advanced courses will teach integrated skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening), with an emphasis on academic speaking and listening comprehension. Lecturers teach 6 sections (or their equivalent) in a two-semester course sequence, and may participate in proficiency or placement testing, and other program activities.

NYU Shanghai is looking for creative individuals who are flexible, outgoing, open to new environments, and respectful of diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years EAP/ESL teaching experience in higher education. Ideal candidates will have experience working with students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds, and will have specialized experience teaching content-based speaking and listening. An advanced degree in TESOL/Applied Linguistics or a related field is preferred. The ability to design a thematic liberal arts style seminar according to CBLI principles is a must.

In addition to course development and teaching, lecturers participate in regular faculty development workshops throughout the academic year, contribute to the program and university community through service, continue ongoing research or practice in their academic or creative fields, and participate actively in the intellectual life of NYU Shanghai. Appointments are for three years effective August 1, 2018; contracts are renewable.

Review of applications will begin immediately for Fall 2018 appointments and continue until positions are filled.

Required application materials:

  • A cover letter that explains your interest in teaching university-level English in Shanghai, specific qualities you will bring to the program, and your teaching philosophy;
  • A current CV;
  • A one-page sample course description, outlining a thematic focus you would like to teach and the integration of language skills into that Also include references for 5 texts (essays, readings, films, other audio-visual materials) you would incorporate into the syllabus.
  • Three reference contacts (you may also include reference letters).

Please visit our website at http://shanghai.nyu.edu/about/work/faculty-positions for instructions and other information on how to apply. To apply for this position follow this link http://apply.interfolio.com/46339 . If you have any questions, please e-mail shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu .

Applications received by February 1, 2018 will be given priority. 

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.

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