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Thu Apr 6 2000

Jobs: Thai/Vietnamese Language Lecturer at UCLA

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  1. Shoichi Iwasaki, Thai/Vietnamese Language: Lecturer at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Message 1: Thai/Vietnamese Language: Lecturer at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2000 00:42:26 -0700
From: Shoichi Iwasaki <iwasakiHUMnet.UCLA.EDU>
Subject: Thai/Vietnamese Language: Lecturer at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Job Openings

The Program in South and Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures
(SSEALC) at UCLA seeks applicants for one lecturer position each in
Thai and Vietnamese for the academic year 2000-2001 with possibility of
renewal.

Thai Language Position

The lecturer in Thai will be responsible for two (or three) levels of
instruction (pending funding). Demonstrated excellence in teaching at all
levels of Thai. The lecturer will work collaboratively with other language
lecturers in the program, participate in curriculum development, including
establishing rigorous programs for both "heritage" and "non-heritage"
students. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Thai,
advanced degrees (Ph.D. preferred), background in Linguistics, and
previous experience in language teaching in an English-speaking
educational setting.

Vietnamese Language Position

The demand for Vietnamese language has grown rapidly, and this is the
first time the position is being advertised as a full-time one. The lecturer
will be responsible for coordinating all instruction in Vietnamese and
teaching two or three levels (pending funding). The lecturer will work
collaboratively with other language lectures in the program, and work
toward establishing rigorous programs for both "heritage" and "non-
heritage" students. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in
Vietnamese, familiarity with both northern and southern dialects,
advanced degrees (Ph.D. preferred), a background in Linguistics, and
previous experience in language teaching in an English-speaking
educational setting.


SSEALC is part of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
[http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/ealc/], and works closely with the
newly established Center for Southeast Asian Studies 
[http://www.isop.ucla.edu/cseas].

Review of candidates will begin May 1, 2000. Applications should
include a letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.
Applications should be sent to: Shoichi Iwasaki, Director of South and
Southeast Asian Languages Program, c/o Department of East Asian
Languages and Cultures, 290 Royce Hall, Box 951540, University of
California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1540. UCLA is an
Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and
underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

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