Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mandarin Chinese Language (Location: Ithaca, NY)

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (rank will be commensurate with experience) position in Mandarin Chinese language beginning July 1, 2021. Initial one-year probationary contract with possible renewal, contingent upon merit, the continued needs of the department, and availability of program funding. Minimum qualifications: M.A. degree and native speaker level competency in Mandarin Chinese is required, as is prior college-level teaching experience and ability to teach all levels of Mandarin Chinese. Also required is an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Mandarin Chinese; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language; familiarity with language-teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy and flexibility in using different teaching methodologies; and the ability to work both in a team and autonomously at all levels of the language. Supervisory experience preferred.

Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17317. Please send a (max 20-minute) teaching demo (USB) to: Chinese Language Search Committee Department of Asian Studies Cornell University 350 Rockefeller Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-2502. We will also accept online videos. Include the relevant link in the application letter. Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to: asianstudiesjobs@cornell.edu.

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