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LINGUIST List 20.4456

Mon Dec 21 2009

Jobs: Lang Acq, Turkish: Lecturer, Columbia University

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        1.    Jessica Rechtschaffer, Language Acquisition, Turkish Language: Lecturer, Columbia University, New York, USA

Message 1: Language Acquisition, Turkish Language: Lecturer, Columbia University, New York, USA
Date: 21-Dec-2009
From: Jessica Rechtschaffer <jr650columbia.edu>
Subject: Language Acquisition, Turkish Language: Lecturer, Columbia University, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Columbia University
Department: Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mealac
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Turkish Language

Required Language(s): Turkish (tur)

Description:

The Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia
University announces an opening in Turkish language to be filled at the
Lecturer in Discipline rank, beginning July 2010. We are seeking a
professional language teacher with a serious commitment teaching languages
for academic purposes. This is a full time appointment with multi-year
renewal contingent on successful review.

Ph.D. in Turkish preferred, but applicants with a Master's degree and
considerable language teaching experience are also encouraged to apply.
Salary commensurate with experience.

We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to
developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological
innovations into the curriculum. A background in linguistics is an asset.
Command of Ottoman Turkish is highly desirable. Responsibilities will
include teaching 2 or 3 courses per semester and other duties associated
with the language program. Successful candidates must have native or near
native fluency in Turkish and English, foreign language instruction
experience, and an oral proficiency based approach.

A cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology,
curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations and
teaching materials to support the application should be uploaded at our
secure online site:

http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52454

Applications will be reviewed starting January 1, 2010.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52454
Contact Information:
Jessica Rechtschaffer
Email: jr650columbia.edu

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