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Boston University SENIOR LECTURER, Center for English Language and Orientation Programs (CELOP) in BOSTON, Massachusetts

SENIOR LECTURER, Center for English Language and Orientation Programs (CELOP)



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Full-time senior lecturers play a central role in fulfilling CELOP’s mission by planning and delivering high quality English language courses, as well as contributing to the development and administration of CELOP’s academic offerings. CELOP faculty are expected to be leaders in the field of English as a Second Language (ESL) Teaching who demonstrate high levels of professionalism and foster innovation in ESL curriculum development, teaching, and program delivery.

Responsibilities and Duties:

A Full-Time CELOP Senior Lecturer will be expected to:

  • Teach English in multiple modalities (in-person, hybrid, online) to students of all levels and orient them to local cultural contexts, including academic norms and expectations;

  • Guide, assess, evaluate, and communicate students’ learning progress against stated curricular objectives.

  • Continuously seek, analyze, and respond to student feedback and performance outcomes in order to evaluate and improve the use of technology in CELOP programs;

  • Work collaboratively with others in course delivery and program development, and maintain fluency with the latest teaching methods and materials;

  • Fulfill administrative responsibilities in a timely and conscientious manner;

  • Play an active role in the development of CELOP programs through committee work, collaboration with colleagues, and/or individual initiatives;

  • Actively engage in, and contribute to, professional development both at CELOP and in the field;

  • Work to identify and design educational technology plans, tools and programs for CELOP’s learning environment, including with online/hybrid programs; and

  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally in order to consult with potential clients and deliver content on-site as needed.

Requirements and Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this position must:

  • Hold a master’s degree in a relevant area such as TESOL, Language Education, or Applied Linguistics. A master’s degree in educational technology with a certificate in TESOL or completed coursework towards a Masters in TESOL will also be considered;

  • Have at least three years of teaching experience in university-based English language programs, with demonstrated teaching excellence;

  • Have experience in English language program development and/or a record of professional service; and

  • Have current and relevant knowledge of the field such as pedagogical principles, teaching and assessment methods and techniques of English and second language acquisition. Knowledge of educational technology and instructional design is preferred.


Interested candidates may submit their CV/resume as well as a cover letter using the link below:

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.