LECTURER IN URDU
JOB NO.: 94478-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: L&S/ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES
Categories: Instructional, Instructional Design
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94478-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
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
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 in both Urdu and Hindi as a foreign and/or heritage language at the teriary level as well as experience with proficiency-based teaching materials development is preferred.
License or certificate:
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.
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.
Title will be determined upon hire.
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: May 14 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: May 28 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time