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LINGUIST List 18.2594

Thu Sep 06 2007

Jobs: Hindi & Applied Linguistics: Part Time Lecturer, Rice University

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        1.    Marcie Newton, Hindi & Applied Linguistics: Part Time Lecturer, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA


Message 1: Hindi & Applied Linguistics: Part Time Lecturer, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
Date: 06-Sep-2007
From: Marcie Newton <csladminrice.edu>
Subject: Hindi & Applied Linguistics: Part Time Lecturer, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
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University or Organization: Rice University
Department: Center for the Study of Languages
Web Address: http://langcenter.rice.edu

Job Rank: Part Time Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)

Description:

Rice University seeks a Part-time Lecturer to teach one Hindi language
course per semester 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 at the university level.
Other desirable qualifications for this position are: the ability to
develop and teach Hindi courses for special purposes and an understanding
of the uses of modern technology, including multimedia applications, for
the purpose of teaching and learning languages. Applicants should
demonstrate at least near-native fluency in Hindi and hold an MA degree or
its equivalent. The appointment is at the rank of part time Lecturer,
beginning on 1 January 2008. The initial appointment will be for one year
with the possibility for renewal. Salary will be commensurate with
credentials and experience. 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, CV, 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) to the
application address below.

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.

Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2007
Mailing Address for Applications:
Program Coordinator Marcie Newton
Center for the Study of Languages, MS #36
Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
USA
Contact Information:
Marcie Newton
Email: csladminrice.edu



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