Academic Director of Intensive English Program

Indiana University

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Three recommendation letters are required even though they are listed under optional documents.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Academic Director - Intensive English Program

Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track

Department IU Bloomington Second Language Studies

Position Summary

The Department of Second Language Studies at Indiana University invites applications for the Academic Director position in the Intensive English Program (IEP). This is a 12-month appointment with an initial three-year contract at the rank of Lecturer. Lecturers apply for promotion to senior lecturer (via portfolio assessment) after 5 years. Position begins August 1, 2020.

The position has a 3/3 base teaching load with a 50% course release per year for administrative duties. These include, but are not limited to, leading in all academic areas of operation for the IEP; supervising the instructors; maintaining office hours for students; taking responsibility for morale and good communication; representing the IEP and the department by participation in and service to professional organizations (such as TESOL, NAFSA, UCIEP, and CEA); building and maintaining working relationships with other University offices (including but not limited to the Office of International Services); and supporting departmental efforts for professional development for graduate-student instructors. The Academic Director also coordinates with the Director of Budget and Administration, the IEP Curriculum Coordinator, and the IEP Advisory Committee on matters such as budgeting and administration, course scheduling, continuing accreditation activities and reviews, and organizing UCIEP, EnglishUSA, and CEA self-studies.

Basic Qualifications

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Second Language Studies, TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related field. Administrative experience in an ESL program and previous UCIEP and/or CEA affiliation is strongly preferred. Five years’ experience teaching in an IEP and overseas experience are strongly desirable.

Applications should include a cover letter and official graduate transcripts, and a teaching portfolio that includes a CV, statement of teaching philosophy, record of teaching, samples of original instructional materials, and other documentation of relevant professional accomplishment.

Apply online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/ uploading all required materials. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to also be submitted directly to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/. For first consideration, please apply by May 1, 2020. Search will continue until filled.

Further information about the position and the IEP can be found at our website: https://dsls.indiana.edu/programs/iep/index.html.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Department Contact for Questions

Send all inquiries to Michelle Fleener; Director, Budget and Administration (fleenerm@iu.edu)

Special Instructions

Three recommendation letters are required even though they are listed under optional documents.

For Best Consideration Date 05/01/2020

Expected Start Date 08/01/2020

OAA # 22003-02

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Applicant Documents
  • Required Documents
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • Evidence of Teaching Ability
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Transcript

Optional Documents

  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Letter of Reference 4
  • Letter of Reference 5
  • Letter of Reference 6
  • Other
  • Publication 1
  • Publication 2
  • Sample Syllabus
  • Course Evaluation
  • Writing Sample
  • Statement of Research and Teaching
  • Research Paper/Publication/Writing Sample
  • List Of References
  • Other 2
  • Publication 3
  • Research Agenda
  • Research Paper 1