Johns Hopkins University Writing and Research Instructor - Summer Intensive (Washington, DC) in Washington, District Of Columbia

General summary/purpose: Summer Intensive Instructor

Purpose: To teach 2 sections of the Summer Intensive program’s Writing and Research course.

Summary: The Part-time Summer Intensive Writing and Research instructor will provide instruction for 2 sections of an intensive writing and research-focused preparatory mini-course from July 30- August 13 at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Work for this course will include a case evaluation and participation in a case competition. The main objective is to familiarize students with norms and expectations for writing, analysis and argument construction in the American classroom. The instructor will use an established curriculum and lesson plans to create an enjoyable learning environment for newly arrived international graduate students. The instructor will participate in a required one-day orientation session on July 24. Instructors will teach two sections in the morning or afternoon. Each 18-25 student section meets 9 times for 1.5 hours per class, and a case competition will take place on the final day. There will be approximately 15-20 of planning/grading per section. The payment will be $2,900/section for new instructors and $3,000/section for returning instructors, plus $300 for leading three complementary on case competition preparation session July 31, August 7 and August 9.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned sections of Writing & Research and lead three case competition preparation session.

  • Ensure students get clear and detailed feedback on their written work and participation

  • Maintain accurate attendance and records of students, including final grade submission on Blackboard

  • Serve as a friendly and knowledgeable cultural and linguistic guide to students

  • Participate in regular communication with Summer Intensive staff and program manager

  • Attend one-day orientation session and final case competition

  • Participate in program meetings

  • Maintain a high level of professionalism as a representative of the school

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

Bachelor’s degree required. MA/MEd/MS English, Communication or closely related field preferred.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Experience teaching academic and business writing, especially to international students. Ability to lead an effective class with skill and patience. Experience in higher education, especially in a business school preferred.

Application must be made through Interfolio and should include a Cover Letter and C.V. or Resume.

Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.