The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time ESL Instructor to teach in a liberal arts department. This is a non-tenure-track, faculty position beginning Fall 2021.
While fostering social awareness and responsibility in the community of exceptional undergraduate and graduate artists, the Liberal Arts Department develops critical thinking, writing, and oral communication skills, including English as a Second Language. Additional information about the department may be found at http://peabody.jhu.edu/academics/instruments-areas-of-study/liberalarts/.
Located in the heart of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America's first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory music and dance school, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages nearly 1000 major public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions of the Johns Hopkins University.
A passionate teacher and scholar, the successful candidate must be inventive, adaptable, and a proven team-builder. The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in his or her field, a strong record of collegiate teaching experience in ESL, and dedication to the education of a performing artists. Their main responsibilities will be to coordinate the ESL program, teach three classes per semester, and to organize placement exams and the placement of graduate and undergraduate students.
Candidates with proven effectiveness in community college, professional school, or non-conventional undergraduate settings are encouraged to apply by January 4, 2021.
Internal Number: A-81470-1
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.