Charlottesville, VA
Mar 31, 2018
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: 03-30-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for full-time Lecturer positions in Mandarin Chinese language beginning fall 2018 with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2018. The position is a one-year appointment.

We seek a strong language instructor to teach during the academic year, with experience teaching both non-heritage and heritage students at all levels. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English, teaching experience, and have a Master's or higher academic degree in one of the following: Chinese linguistics, literature, history, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition or a related field.

Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience at all levels of Chinese language 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, teaching in one of our summer intensive programs, 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 for Posting Number 0622966. Applicants should electronically attach the following: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, names and contact information for references, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations. Attach syllabi and teaching evaluations as Other 1 and Other 2.

Review of applications will begin April 23, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:

Miao-fen Tseng

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=84228


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