Charlottesville, VA
Jun 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Lecturer

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 06-06-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Tibetan Language and Culture beginning fall 2017 with an anticipated start date of July 25th. The position is a one-year appointment and will be hosted in either The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures or The Department of Religious Studies.

We seek a strong language instructor to teach during the academic year, with experience teaching modern spoken and written Tibetan, as well as classical Tibetan.

Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Tibetan and English, teaching experience, and have at least a Master's degree or higher in: Tibetan language, literature, linguistics, history, religious studies, art history, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition or other related field. Comparable education or teaching experience can be offered instead of a Master's degree. They must also be comfortable teaching undergraduates in subjects relating to Tibetan culture.

Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience at different levels of Tibetan language and culture at the university level in the United States. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable.

Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, two of which will be Tibetan language courses, and one in English on an aspect of Tibetan culture for which the candidate is qualified to teach, in addition to contributing to the development of the program on Grounds and abroad, and active involvement in program matters.

To apply, please submit a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on Posting Number 0620997. Applicants should electronically attach the following: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, names and contact information for references, sample syllabus or syllabi and teaching evaluations. Attach syllabi and teaching evaluations as Other 1 and Other 2.

Review of applications will begin June 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
David Germano

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:
Jean Blackwell

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81924


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