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LINGUIST List 23.4766

Wed Nov 14 2012

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Ling: Asst Prof, University of Arizona

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

Date: 14-Nov-2012
From: Stacey Young <staceyyoungemail.arizona.edu>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: University of Arizona
Department: Department of East Asian Studies
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address: http://eas.arizona.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Language Pedagogy; Educational Linguistics; Foreign Language Education

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


The Department of East Asian Studies seeks an assistant professor with
expertise in Chinese language acquisition and pedagogy for a tenure-track
position. The successful candidate will be able to develop courses, teach,
and conduct research in the areas of second language acquisition and
Chinese language pedagogy.

Required Qualifications include: a PhD in Chinese applied linguistics,
language pedagogy, second language acquisition, educational linguistics,
foreign language education or a related field by August 1, 2013; evidence
of an ongoing research program and level of publication consistent with
experience; evidence of successful college/university teaching; ability to
teach undergraduate and graduate East Asian Studies degree courses; native
or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese.

Scholars who have an interest in the use of technology and social media in
Chinese language training are particularly encouraged to apply.

The teaching workload is 2 courses per semester. The successful candidate
must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate East Asian Studies degree
courses. The candidate is also expected to maintain an active research
agenda in the areas of second language acquisition and Chinese language

Members of the Department of East Asian Studies are committed to excellence
in teaching and research and the College of Humanities is proud of the
accomplishments of our faculty, students, and graduates. The College of
Humanities fosters an open and diverse environment where faculty and
students engage in both broad and in-depth research, artistic creativity,
humanistic inquiry, transcultural learning, and community involvement. The
College is committed to supporting world-class research, as well as
sustaining excellent undergraduate and graduate education designed to equip
graduates for meaningful work and life-long contributions to society. For
more information about the department, please visit our website:

This is a full-time and benefits-eligible position that will begin in fall
2013. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2012, and will
continue until the position is filled.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of
Arizona encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences,
perspectives and backgrounds. More information about the benefits of
working at the University of Arizona can be found at www.whyUA.com.

The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer. To apply, please
visit the application website below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1352939197531
Contact Information:
Stacey Young
Email: staceyyoungemail.arizona.edu

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