LECTURER IN URDU

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 89886-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: L&S/ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 89886-AS

Working Title: Lecturer in Urdu

Official Title: SENIOR LECTURER(D80BN) or LECTURER(D80DN) or ASSOC LECTURER(D80FN)

Hiring Department: A482100-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 21, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)



Degree and Area of Specialization: Minimum of an MA in applied linguistics, linguistics, literature, education or related field required. PhD preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Competence to teach Urdu through the third year required, with the ability to combine Urdu and Hindi at one of the three levels preferred. Prior experience in teaching both Urdu and Hindi as a foreign and/or heritage language at the tertiary level as well as experience with proficiency-based teaching materials development is preferred.



Position Summary: Teach three levels of Urdu in the fall and spring semesters using performance-based approaches. The qualified candidate is expected to conduct combined Urdu-Hindi instruction at one of the three levels in both fall and spring semesters.



Contact: Junko Mori
jmori@wisc.edu
608-262-0689
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants: Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on this position, contact Junko Mori, (608) 262-0689 or jmori@wisc.edu

To apply for this position, please submit the following as one document:

- Curriculum vitae
- Cover letter that includes a one to two page statement of your teaching philosophy, including a self-reflection of your teaching development.
- A document that verifies superior fluency in Urdu and Hindi, such as Official ACTFL certification or a reference letter from an expert.
- Documentation of superior teaching ability. This should include a sample of teaching materials you developed (with the English translation), and if possible, student evaluations of courses previously taught.
- (Optional but preferred) A 30 minute video example of your teaching. Include video link in cover letter.

You will be asked to provide contact information for three references; they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 06 Mar 2017 Central Standard Time


Application Close: 31 Mar 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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