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A Non-Tenure Track TESOL Position

  • 1.  A Non-Tenure Track TESOL Position

    Posted 21-05-2021 03:44 PM

    Job Announcement: Non-Tenure-Track Position in TESOL

    Department of Communication and Media
    School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180-3590

    The Department of Communication and Media in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applicants for a non-tenure track position in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) beginning Fall 2021.

    Applicants must have a PhD, EdD, or foreign degree equivalent with certification in TESOL or a closely related area at the time of appointment. Applicants should have prior successful collegiate teaching experience in English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL). Prior graduate-level teaching experience in pre-service teacher education and academic writing is preferred. Faculty residency is expected.

    The primary teaching responsibilities for this position include preparing non-native English speakers for teaching roles generally aligned with their field of study. There is the possibility of teaching additional courses in writing and oral communication. Depending on qualifications, the teaching load may be one to three courses per semester for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters.


    We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender, and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer's work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


    To apply, please submit (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching portfolio that includes a teaching statement, sample syllabus, and evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level; (4) a diversity statement; (5) selected research publications; and (6) names and contact information for three references to Anne Borrero ( To ensure priority consideration, applications should be received by June 15, 2021.


    Helen Zhou
    Associate Professor
    Rensselaery Polytechnic Institute