University of Alberta

EAP Instructor

Faculty of Extension - English Language School

Competition No.  -    A101138942
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position will be located in Enterprise Square in downtown Edmonton.

The English Language School at the Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta invites applications for English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Instructors.  This position involves the responsibility of day-time instruction of one 3-credit undergraduate level course in the EAP program.    The contact hours of instruction are 16 hours per week, Monday through Friday, over a seven-week period.  

The Faculty of Extension delivers over 200 courses annually to over 4,500 students, 15 percent of whom are international students.  The English Language School (ELS) is a robust and responsive provider of English language education and customized professional development programs.  The ELS strongly contributes to the University of Alberta's international engagement goals, creating a bridge between the university and learners around the world.

In striving to create an inclusive and supportive community that is empowered to create evidence-based, state of the art English language learning and professional development experiences in a diversity of learners, the ELS values the following core characteristics in all its instructors 1) Flexibility, 2) Commitment to Service, 3) Collegiality and 4) Pursuit of Professional Development Opportunities.  Our primary goal is to achieve academic excellence in all ELS programs through the enhancement of the entire learning environment and the continuous pursuit of professionalism of faculty and staff.

The Faculty of Extension offers a competitive salary for teaching in the EAP program which is in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) of the University of Alberta.   The minimum qualifications is a Master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), or Applied Linguistics and experience teaching English as a second language, preferably within a similar program.

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application, a resume outlining qualifications and related work experience, and the names of three academic referees with their application.  Copies of relevant certifications will be required.   ELS offers opportunities for instruction in other non-credit courses.  Please indicate in your letter of application if this type of instruction will be of interest to you.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.