LECTURER IN MODERN CHINESE LANGUAGE (Chicago, IL)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the Humanities Collegiate Division of the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a one-year, renewable, Lecturer appointment in Modern Chinese language to start in academic year 2019-20, with a start date of September 1, 2019.

Applicants should have a Distinguished level of proficiency in Chinese according to the ACTFL guidelines, and previous language teaching experience at the college or post-secondary level.  A M.A. degree or equivalent is required. A Ph.D. in a related field is desirable.

Responsibilities include both teaching and service duties.  Teaching consists of six language courses across three quarters at all levels of the language.   Service duties may include training of course assistants; outreach and cultural activities; or overseeing placement of non-heritage speakers.

To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website,https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #03962, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters will be solicited automatically by the Academic Career Opportunities application system.  Upon request, applicants should be prepared to provide a video demonstrating their classroom teaching.

Application deadline is December 7, 2018.  Only completed applications will be considered.  These positions are contingent upon final budgetary approval.

The position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

For information on the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, please go to https://ealc.uchicago.edu

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