Adjunct Instructor: Intensive English Language Institute

University of North Texas System

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Posting Title Adjunct Instructor: Intensive English Language Institute

Area of Specialty 

Department UNT-International Affairs-Gen-110300

Job Location Denton

Full Time/Part Time Part-Time

Salary Information 

Department Summary 

Founded in 1977, the mission of the Intensive English Language Institute at

the University of North Texas is to provide the highest quality academic

English instruction, student services, and professional development

programs for its students. The IELI provides twenty weekly contact hours of

instruction for students in up to six different levels of English proficiency in

five half-semester-long sessions per year. Students who successfully

complete IELI meet the English language requirement to matriculate into

UNT degree programs. The IELI is housed within UNT’s International Affairs

and works in close cooperation with numerous administrative and academic

units throughout campus. In addition to the program in Denton on the

flagship campus of UNT, the IELI operates an intensive English program with

several teachers including a program director on the campus of Kansai

Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan

Position Summary 

The Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) at the University of North Texas seeks qualified individuals for Adjunct Instructor and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for IELI sessions in Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024. The specific courses involved may vary from session to session and openings to teach these courses to develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

Teach one or two IELI courses selected from Communication (Levels 1-6) and Writing/Grammar (Levels 1-6) 10 (half-time) to 20 (full-time) contact hours per week.

Develop syllabi in collaboration with and approved by the Associate Director for one (half-time) or two (full-time) classes as assigned by IELI. Conduct diagnostic testing of students during Week One during class to verify student placement in your class(es). Prepare and update as necessary curriculum materials for assigned courses. Provide instruction using the approved texts, curriculum plans, and other teaching materials designated for the class and level. Administer the required testing, grading, entering attendance, and other classroom-related services for each course you teach. Report to IELI Administration issues with student absences, unusual or unruly behavior, and performance. Provides weekly office hours which are publicized on the syllabus. Perform other teaching duties as required.

Starting Dates

Class Duties will commence on August 21, 2023 for Fall Semester, January 16, 2024 for Spring Semester, and June 3, 2024 for Summer Session.

Teachers are invited to attend and participate in a pre-term meeting the Friday morning prior to classes beginning when they come in to pick up their materials for classes.

Minimum Qualifications 

Master’s degree in TESOL or closely related field.

Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching ESL at a university-based IEP focused on English for Academic Purposes.

Experience teaching all language skills.

Successful experience adapting classroom content to better serve diverse students’ needs.

Successful experience in teaching remote classes using video conferencing and a learning management system (e.g., Canvas).

Preferred Qualifications 

Knowledge of a second language.

Experience of living and/or working overseas.

Experience teaching at the IELI in Denton or Hirakata.

Required License / Registration / Certification 

Work Schedule 


Driving University Vehicle No

Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement 

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements Ability to communicate

Posting Number A893P

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