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LINGUIST List 23.4156

Fri Oct 05 2012

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Ling; Lang Acq: Asst Prof, San Francisco State University

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Oct-2012
From: Chris Wen-chao Li <wenchaosfsu.edu>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University, California, USA
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University or Organization: San Francisco State University
Department: Foreign Languages & Literatures
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://foreign.sfsu.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

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


Assistant Professorship in Chinese, San Francisco State University
The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures at San Francisco State
University invites applications for an approved tenure-track assistant
professorship in Chinese with specialization in second language acquisition
and pedagogy, to begin Fall 2013, subject to financial ability. Salary is
competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidate must possess doctorate (or have completed all degree requirements
by August 1, 2013) in Chinese linguistics, second language acquisition, or
other appropriate field allied to Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
(TCSL), and demonstrate native or near-native proficiency in both Mandarin
Chinese and English.

Additional requirements include scholarship in applied linguistics and
TCSL; experience teaching Mandarin at the tertiary level; familiarity with
the use and development of computer and web-based language learning
resources; ability to work collaboratively in a collegial language program;
willingness to assist in administrative duties for Chinese Flagship
operation. Experience in court interpreting or health care interpreting a
plus, as is ability to teach modern Chinese literary/cultural materials.

Duties include scholarly publication, teaching undergraduate and
masters-level courses (the latter especially with a Mandarin language
teacher training focus), curriculum development, program administration
(including Chinese Flagship), student advising, and campus and community

Application packet including (a) cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (c)
three letters of reference, (d) academic transcripts, (e) evidence of
teaching effectiveness, and (f) representative scholarly work (30-page
limit) must be postmarked by November 1, 2012 to ensure full consideration.
Send to the application mailing address below. Interviews to be held at
ACTFL Annual Convention (Philadelphia, Nov. 2012). SFSU is part of the
California State University (CSU) system, and is an AA/EO Employer.

Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr Chris Wen-chao Li
Chair, Chinese Search Committee, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
Contact Information:
Dr Chris Wen-chao Li
Email: wenchaosfsu.edu

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