LINGUIST List 21.4623

Wed Nov 17 2010

Jobs: Chinese Language: Assistant Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

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        1.     Paula Locante , Chinese Language: Assistant Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Message 1: Chinese Language: Assistant Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Date: 16-Nov-2010
From: Paula Locante <>
Subject: Chinese Language: Assistant Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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University or Organization: University of Pittsburgh Department: East Asian Languages and Literatures Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures of the University ofPittsburgh seeks one full-time, one-year contract (renewable) assistantinstructor for the Chinese language program, for appointment beginningSeptember 1, 2011, pending budgetary approval. Successful candidate shouldpossess native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English, holdan MA degree in foreign language pedagogy or a related field, and have atleast two years of experience teaching Chinese at North Americanuniversities or colleges. Preference will be given to candidates whopossess linguistic knowledge of Chinese language, and demonstratefamiliarity with CFL methodologies. Duties include teaching Chinese at alllevels, as well as working closely with the language coordinator tocontribute to the overall effectiveness of the Chinese language program.

Applicants should send a letter of application, CV listing threereferences, a statement of teaching philosophy in both Chinese and English,transcripts from the last university attended, and a sample of teachingevaluations to the address below. For more information, contact PaulaLocante, information below. In order to ensure full consideration,applications must be received by December 15th, 2010.

The University of Pittsburgh is an AAEO Employer. Women and members ofminority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged toapply.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Chinese Language Assistant Instructor Search Committee 702 Old Engineering Hall University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15146 USA Contact Information:
Paula Locante Email: Phone: 412-624-5568 Fax: 412-624-3458

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