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Position Number: 00103747
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at North Carolina State University teaches courses in 15 different languages and offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in French, German Studies and Spanish, plus Minors in 11 different languages. We offer content-based courses in Tourism, Business, Medicine and associated certificates. We also offer Master of Arts degrees in French and Spanish.
Essential Job Duties: The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at North Carolina State University invites applications for a non-tenure track three-year, renewable position in Chinese Language and Culture beginning August 16, 2014. In addition to teaching and coordinating beginning and intermediate Chinese language classes, the initial appointment also entails overseeing coordination of a Hanban funded grant to the University of North Carolina system to increase Chinese language instruction, which will be administered through the Confucius Institute housed on the NC State campus. The successful candidate may also participate in the UNC World Language Exchange that provides distributed education classes to campuses in the UNC system where Chinese language courses may be more limited.
Minimum Education/Experience: Master's degree (or higher) in relevant field. Demonstrated teaching experience in beginning and advanced Chinese; ability to offer linguistics courses or Classical Chinese courses; and native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English are all required.
Department Required Skills : n/a
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Applicants with PhD in Chinese Linguistics or a related field at time of employment are preferred. Language program coordination, administrative experience, budget oversight, and expertise in distance education technologies are also desirable.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: n/a
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