LINGUIST List 32.1073

Wed Mar 24 2021

Jobs: Hindi; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Consultant, Duolingo

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 24-Mar-2021
From: Shawn Sendar <>
Subject: Hindi; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Consultant, Duolingo
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University or Organization: Duolingo
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Hindi Pedagogy Expert

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)


Duolingo is looking for an experienced language teacher with knowledge of Hindi to help us improve how we teach Devanagari. This is a temporary freelance position (no benefits included). All work will be conducted remotely and hours are flexible, though occasional scheduled Zoom meetings will be required.

- Plan a scaffolded sequence of lessons for teaching Devanagari script
- Use your pedagogical expertise to develop creative course content in Hindi

- Proficiency in a language that uses the Devanagari script
- Experience teaching a language that uses Devanagari to speakers of English
- Experience creating language learning materials/curricula
- Basic computer skills (Google docs, spreadsheets)
- Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
- Ability to work at least 20 hours a week for at least 3 months

Exceptional candidates will have:
- Native proficiency in Hindi
- M.A. or Ph.D. in South Asian studies, second language acquisition, linguistics, or a related field
- Demonstrated experience or research background in best practices for teaching Devanagari

Please visit the application link provided below to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:

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