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Fri Nov 12 2010

Jobs: Dutch Language and Culture: Lector, Yale University

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        1.     Marion Gehlker , Dutch Language and Culture: Lector, Yale University, CT, USA

Message 1: Dutch Language and Culture: Lector, Yale University, CT, USA
Date: 12-Nov-2010
From: Marion Gehlker <marion.gehlkerlyale.edu>
Subject: Dutch Language and Culture: Lector, Yale University, CT, USA
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University or Organization: Yale University
Department: German
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address: http://www.yale.edu/german/
Job Rank: Lector

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Dutch Language and Culture

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)

Description:

Yale University seeks a full-time Lector in Dutch language beginning July
1, 2011 for an initial three year term, with possibility of renewal.
Primary duties include teaching five courses per year including elementary
(2 courses) and intermediate (2 courses) in Dutch using an integrated
skills approach. The fifth course will focus on literary, social,
political, cultural and/or sociolinguistic topics related to the target
language (as determined on the basis of the appointee's qualifications and
expertise). The Lector will develop the broad curriculum and the pedagogic
materials for the Dutch language and culture. He/She will advise students
and participate in building a program of Dutch Studies within the German
Department and the European Studies Council at Yale University, especially
by developing overseas language and other study opportunities.

Applicants must have: 1) native or near-native fluency in Dutch; 2) strong
English communication skills; 3) experience in teaching Dutch in a college
or university environment; 4) an M.A. or other advanced degree (e.g.
applied linguistics, teaching Dutch as a Second Language, or other relevant
fields); and 5) demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for language
instruction. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of overseas language
and related study opportunities and resources, experience with
technology-enhanced language learning, and demonstrated commitment to the
broader field of Dutch Studies and/or other relevant disciplines and
regions. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2010, and continue until
the position is filled. Members of the search committee will be available
at the MLA. Please send your application letter, curriculum vitae, proof of
teaching excellence (e.g. student evaluations, statement of teaching
philosophy), and three letters of recommendation at the application URL
below. Submissions by regular mail are possible, inquire for address at the
email address below. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer; applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/599
Contact Information:
Dr. Marion Gehlker
Email: marion.gehlkerlyale.edu

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