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LINGUIST List 17.2757

Tue Sep 26 2006

Jobs: Chinese, Mandarin & Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Rice U

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        1.    Marcie Newton, Chinese, Mandarin & Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Rice University, TX, USA


Message 1: Chinese, Mandarin & Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Rice University, TX, USA
Date: 26-Sep-2006
From: Marcie Newton <csladminrice.edu>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin & Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Rice University, TX, USA


University or Organization: Rice University
Department: Center for the Study of Languages
Web Address: http://langcenter.rice.edu
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Description:

Rice University seeks a full-time Lecturer to teach Chinese language
courses in its Center for Study of Languages. Candidates should demonstrate
a sound understanding of modern communicative approaches to
language-teaching and learning, including task-based proficiency-oriented
instruction, and show a record of good teaching. Other desirable
qualifications for this position are: the ability to develop and teach
Chinese courses for special purposes and an understanding of the uses of
modern technology, including multimedia applications, for the purpose of
teaching and learning languages, as well as, teaching Chinese literature
and culture. Applicants should demonstrate at least near-native fluency in
Chinese and hold an MA degree or its equivalent. The appointment is at the
rank of Lecturer, beginning on 1 July 2007. Salary will be commensurate
with credentials and experience. Course load will be assigned by the
Director, based on current enrollment. Rice offers good institutional
support for professional development and state-of-the-art technological
facilities are available.

Please send a letter of application clearly addressing the above position
requirements, C.V., transcript, three letters of recommendation (or name,
addresses, emails and fax numbers of three persons willing to provide a
recommendation), and teaching portfolio (or sample syllabi).

Applicants must have proof of legal authorization to work in the United
States. Rice University is an equal opportunity; affirmative action
employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Address for Applications:
Program Coordinator Marcie Newton
Center for the Study of Languages MS-36
Rice Universtiy
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
USA

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2006

Contact Information:
Program Coordinator Marcie Newton
Email: csladminrice.edu
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