We do not anticipate any additional lecturer positions for summer 2016 and for the following academic year. For summer 2017, please see below.
General information on EFS employment
The English for Foreign Students Program maintains a small instructional staff during the academic year (September-June). There are no openings anticipated for academic year 2016-17. Please note that any part-time openings during the academic year are normally filled by instructors who have taught with us in the summer. Any future full-time positions will be advertised prominently on this page.
During the summer, we run five ESL programs and hire 20-25 outside instructors. Although we have a fairly high return rate from summer to summer, new openings can occur. We normally have an idea of those summer openings in late March or early April. We encourage interested candidates to review the information below and then submit an inquiry or application in early March.
Prospective applicants typically should have an MA or PhD in TESOL, linguistics,
or applied linguistics and at least three years of recent experience teaching
ESL in an adult academic setting with evidence of teaching excellence.
Applicants with other graduate degrees but substantial relevant experience may also be
considered. Please review the details of the
summer programs on this site and submit a CV
and cover letter to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The letter should specify clearly how your
education and experience fit the requirements of a position in one or more of
those programs. Please note that we do not typically hire from outside the San
Francisco Bay Area for summer positions since we have a large local pool of