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Job Announcement: University of Michigan

Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Instructor/Manager, University of Michigan, Michigan, USA

Employer: University of Michigan

Job Location: Michigan, USA
Title: Director, English Language Institute (ELI)
Rank: Manager
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.343
Date Submitted: 18-Jan-2013
Job Description: The University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science and the Arts seeks a highly motivated individual with a strong background in higher education administration to serve as Director for the English Language Institute (ELI). The English Language Institute was established at the University of Michigan in 1941 with a small grant from the Rockefeller Foundation as the first English language research and teaching program of its kind in the United States. Since its founding, the ELI has become a leader in language teaching and learning at the University of Michigan and throughout the world. The ELI offers a variety of courses in English for Academic Purposes for nonnative speakers of English enrolled at, and visiting, the University of Michigan. For more information regarding the ELI, visit our website:

The Director of the ELI will be responsible for planning and directing the development, implementation and administration of all teaching programs, services, and initiatives for the ELI, particularly those that assist international graduate students. The Director is responsible for managing the ELI budget, supervising ELI staff, and providing oversight for ELI faculty.

This is a twelve month staff position with occasional teaching responsibilities. Minimum qualifications include a master's degree in TESL/TEFL, or a master's degree in a related field with coursework in the areas of linguistics and English linguistics, culture and society, second-language pedagogy, second-language assessment, and language teaching practicum; substantial prior ESL/EFL teaching experience; and five years administrative and/or training experience.

Applicants should complete the application at application website address below by February 28, 2013, referencing job number 78036.
Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2013
Application URL:
Contact Information: Annie  Brock
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