Bridge Program Instructors for Writing (8/31)

Part-time ESL Teaching Openings at Temple University Japan Campus


Job details: 

Academic English Program

Position Type
Part-time (one-semester based contract)

Work Hours
See below

Visa Requirement
These positions are only available to applicants who are eligible to work in Japan (the position does not include visa sponsorship).

Salary & Benefits
In accordance with the pay scale determined and used in the program.

Overview of Position
We are looking for instructors to teach one or more of the Academic Writing courses in our undergraduate Bridge Program for 2019 Fall. The Bridge Program is a 3-tiered entry-level university program for non-native English-speaking undergraduate students who need additional academic and linguistic support.

These courses are held between 8:30 and 18:00 every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, meeting 3 times a week.
All courses run from September 2 through December 4.
All writing instructors take part in a holistic portfolio grading period running from December 4 through December 12.
For more information about the course:

About the Bridge Program
Primary Responsibilities
Attend our program’s kickoff meeting on August 29 (before classes begin)
Collaborate and meet with reading and grammar instructors periodically
Conference with students during office hours (1 hour per course per week required)
Give feedback on student work
Serve as a holistic writing portfolio reviewer at the end of the semester
Qualifications & Experiences
Native-level speaker of English
Master's degree or higher in English, composition, TESOL, or a related field is required; doctorate or ABD preferred
More than two-years of university teaching experience; knowledge of the U.S. college system is preferred


Saturday, August 31, 2019
Contact details: 

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send applications to with:

a letter of application;
full academic c.v.;
contact information for two references.
Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the email subject box. Also, we would appreciate it very much if you could let us know from which website/resource you found out about this position.

Only those applicants who make it past the initial review will be contacted.