University of Detroit Mercy seeks part-time instructors in the American Language and Culture Program

09/27/2016 9:39 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

University of Detroit Mercy seeks Part-time ESL Instructors

The American Language and Culture Program, a subdivision in the Office of International Services at the University of Detroit Mercy is looking for innovative and dynamic adjunct faculty members to teach English as a Second Language to newly-arrived UDM non-immigrant international students who lack sufficient English proficiency. 

Duties may consist of assignments in the fall and/or spring semesters as well as the program's extended summer session. This assignment may include teaching at the main campus as well as other campus sites.

Other duties include: providing copies of syllabi and course materials to their supervisor upon request, and assigning and submitting grades; using computer and multimedia technology; participation in developing and revising curriculum.


Applicants should have a Master's degree or be a candidate for a Masters degree in teaching English as a second language or in teaching English to speakers of other languages or in a closely related field. Strong cross-cultural communication skills and ability to communicate with speakers with limited English skills are necessary. ESL teaching experience is preferred. Overseas teaching experience and experience learning another language are desirable.

Send an email with a resume and a cover letter to the following contact person: Weihong Sun, Please do not call.

Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.

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