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LINGUIST List 21.2567

Fri Jun 11 2010

Jobs: Multiple Langs/Lang Acquisition: Consultant, The World Bank Group

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        1.    Noor Tawfeeq, Arabic; Mandarin Chinese; Spanish; Portuguese; Russian; French; Language Acquisition: Consultant, The World Bank Group, DC, USA

Message 1: Arabic; Mandarin Chinese; Spanish; Portuguese; Russian; French; Language Acquisition: Consultant, The World Bank Group, DC, USA
Date: 09-Jun-2010
From: Noor Tawfeeq <ntawfeeqworldbank.org>
Subject: Arabic; Mandarin Chinese; Spanish; Portuguese; Russian; French; Language Acquisition: Consultant, The World Bank Group, DC, USA
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University or Organization: The World Bank Group
Department: Language and Culture Program
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address: http://www.worldbankgroup.org/
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            French (fra)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Spanish (spa)


The Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness Unit of the World Banks'
Human Resources Department is seeking part-time Language Instructors in
Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. The program's
work focuses on providing language training and other learning support for
Bank staff in the area of intercultural communication. These positions
demand expertise and experience in the fields of second language
acquisition, the integration of culture in language classes, and teaching
adult learners.

The World Bank is searching for these part-time Language Instructors for
its headquarters in Washington, DC.

- Native speakers of the target language and excellent command of English
in oral and written communication.
- Master's degree or higher in language teaching, second language
acquisition, applied linguistics or a related field. At least 3 years of
recent experience in language teaching and curriculum design in the target
language. Alternatively, the candidates may have a B.A. in the
aforementioned fields and at least 5 years of experience.

Short-listed candidates may be required to submit a sample of instructional
design, and a classroom demonstration.

Qualified candidates may send their CV and letter of interest to Noor
Tawfeq at ntawfeqworldbank.org.

The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender,
nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with
disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be
treated in the strictest confidence.

Application Deadline: 16-Jul-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Program Assistant Noor Tawfeeq
The World Bank Group
1776 G Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20433
Email Address for Applications: ntawfeeqworldbank.org
Contact Information:
Noor Tawfeeq
Email: ntawfeeqworldbank.org

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