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LECTURER IN CHINESE

Requisition # 71730

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Asian & Slavic Languages & Literature

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The University of Iowa announces an opening for a full-time lecturer position in Chinese Language to begin in August 2018. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible re-appointment of up to two additional years, and the position will be renewable thereafter in three-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include: teaching three classes per semester (average of 12 s.h.) from lower to upper level language courses, supervising graduate teaching assistants, and assisting the Chinese program coordinator with program development.



Basic Qualifications: native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; PhD in Second Language Acquisition with focus on Chinese, Chinese Applied Linguistics, or related fields; extensive experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university level in North America.



Desirable qualifications: Experience in technology-based Chinese L2 instruction and courseware design, in curriculum development, and in leading summer study abroad program.



To apply, please visit jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition number 71730. The application materials must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, samples of the most recent course evaluation by students, three letters of recommendation, and a videotape of a 30-minute Chinese class taught by the applicant. (Note: Please post the teaching videotape online and indicate URL in the letter of application and the curriculum vitae).  Deadline for application is November 10, 2017. Screening begins immediately, with interviews conducted by telephone or videoconference.



The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

PhD in Second Language Acquisition with focus on Chinese, Chinese Applied Linguistics, or related fields in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications:

Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; extensive experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university level in North America.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in technology-based Chinese L2 instruction and courseware design, in curriculum development, and in leading summer study abroad program.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Course Evaluations
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Additional Application Materials


Materials:Videotape of a 30-minute Chinese class taught by the applicant. (Note: Please post the teaching videotape online and indicate URL in the letter of application and the curriculum vitae)

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.


Contact Information


Contact:Rebecca L Tritten - dwllc-searches@uiowa.edu
Clas-Wrld Lng, Lit, & Cultures
PHILLIPS HALL
16 CLINTON ST N
111-C PH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-2235
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/dwllc/asll



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