Adjunct Instructor, Intensive English Institute

Boca Raton
Mar 03, 2021
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Boca Raton

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-03-02
Req: REQ09718
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Position Summary:

The Intensive English Institute at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Florida Atlantic University is seeking Adjunct Instructors, Boca Raton, FL.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

The Intensive English Institute invites applications for adjunct instructor positions. The primary role of IEI is to prepare internationals for university admissions to FAU. IEI also serves language learners who are seeking language training for other academic and professional goals. Adjunct instructor responsibilities include:

  • Delivering challenging and stimulating lessons in-person, online, or Hyflex if required.
  • Preparing materials for assigned course(s), including assessments.
  • Participating in faculty meetings and other departmental meetings.
  • Holding regular office hours and meeting/conferencing with students as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, or very closely related field (with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in teaching English to non-native English speakers), required.

At least one year of ESL teaching experience with in an Intensive English program required at the time of application (two years preferred).

Ability to work in a team environment required.

Flexibility and ability to communicate positively with students, colleagues, and supervisors required.

Demonstrated ability to use adaptive teaching styles and innovative technologies to serve the needs of diverse learners required.

Experience living/teaching abroad preferred.

Experience using CANVAS or similar learning management systems platform preferred.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

Intensive English Institute


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:


Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three professional references (name and contact information) and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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