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LINGUIST List 20.145

Fri Jan 16 2009

Jobs: Chinese & Teaching Chinese: Assistant Instructor, U of Pittsburgh

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        1.    Paula Locante, Chinese, Mandarin & Teaching Chinese: Assistant Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA


Message 1: Chinese, Mandarin & Teaching Chinese: Assistant Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Date: 15-Jan-2009
From: Paula Locante <plocantepitt.edu>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin & Teaching Chinese: 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: http://www.pitt.edu/~deall/
Job Rank: Assistant Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Teaching Chinese

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

Description:

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures of the University of
Pittsburgh seeks two full-time, non-tenure-stream assistant instructors for
the Chinese language program, for appointment beginning September 1, 2009,
pending budgetary approval. Successful candidates should possess native or
near-native proficiency in all skill areas of Chinese and English, hold at
least an M.A. degree in language pedagogy or related field, and have
teaching experience at the college level, linguistic knowledge of Chinese
language, and familiarity with current theories in second language
acquisition and language pedagogy. Duties include both recitation and
lecture. In addition to language teaching, the instructor will be asked to
work closely with the language coordinator and contribute to developing
overall effectiveness of the language program in the department.

Applicants should send a letter of application, CV, transcript from last
university attended, three letters of reference (at least one of them
should specifically address the candidate's training, experience, and
strength in Chinese language teaching), statement of language teaching
philosophy in Chinese and English to the Chinese Language Assistant
Instructor Search Committee at the address provided below. For more
information, contact Paula Locante (see contact information below).
Applications will be screened as they arrive and the search will close on
March 6, 2009.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in
academia are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 06-Mar-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Paula Locante
3942 O'Hara Street
EALL, 702 Old Engineering Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
USA
Contact Information:
Paula Locante
Email: plocantepitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-5568
Fax: 412-624-3458
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