English Language Teaching and Learning Assistant/Associate Professor

Job description

Job location: BYU–Hawaii

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-12-02
Req: R0013591
If you currently have a job on campus, please use the internal job board.

*Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2021*

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Start Date: Fall (September) 2021


  • A doctorate (preferred) or a MA (required) in a TESOL related field.

  • Preference given to candidates:

    • with expertise in TESOL, second language acquisition, linguistics, EIL and educational technology.

    • with 5 years or more teaching experience in an academic ESL/EFL program.

    • with a minimum of 3 years experience training teachers.

  • Brigham You University–Hawaii gives preference to candidates whose background and/or experience connect with the many cultures and geographic regions reflected by the student body.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching BYU–Hawaii’s target student population.

  • We seek candidates who support our mission (http://about.byuh.edu/mission) and who are committed to strengthening our students both spiritually and intellectually.

  • As an educational institution affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU–Hawaii prefers to hire qualified members of the Church in good standing as authorized under Title 41 CFS § 60-1.5 (a)(6)


  • Teach approximately 30 semester credit hours per year over three semesters in some (but not all) of the following subject areas: Intermediate and advanced level credit-bearing ESL courses, specialty skills-based ESL classes, and also undergraduate courses of the BA TESOL program.

  • Scholarship, creative endeavor, ongoing professional development, and university service are expected.

  • BYU–Hawaii’s primary focus is undergraduate learning and teaching. The individual should be fully committed to student learning (http://about.byuh.edu/learning-framework).

  • The individual should be completely committed to helping prepare students to serve in their families, communities, and the Church in the Asia-Pacific area and throughout the world.


  • Rank and salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

  • A limited relocation expense package is provided.

  • Eleven-month contract, continuing faculty status-track (BYU–Hawaii version of tenure) and renewable yearly.

  • Standard BYU–Hawaii benefits package for regular full-time employees.


Please complete and submit the following by mail, fax, or email.

  • A letter of application and current curriculum vitae.

  • Letters of recommendation will be requested of finalists. They should be written specifically for this position. Must include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of individuals making the recommendation.

  • Employment confidential report form.

  • Official transcript from the institution where last degree was received.

  • A teaching sample video and/or a teaching portfolio may be requested later at the department’s option.


David Bybee

Associate Academic Vice President for Instruction

BYU–H #1947

55-220 Kulanui Street

Laie, HI 96762

Fax: (808) 675-3329

Email: tanya.smith@byuh.edu

* More information may be requested as you progress through the recruiting process.




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Posted: 11/29/2020
Application Due: 1/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time