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Job Announcement: University of Toronto Scarborough

Arabic, Standard; Sanskrit; Hindi; Chinese, Mandarin & Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Toronto Scarborough, ON, Canada


Employer: University of Toronto Scarborough
Humanities
http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~humdiv/index.html
Job Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Rank: Lecturer
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Specialty: Arabic, Standard
Chinese, Mandarin
Hindi
Sanskrit
LL Issue: 19.1479
Date Submitted: 02-May-2008
Job Description: The Department of Humanities at the University of Toronto Scarborough
(UTSC) invites applications for the following four part-time (.5)
appointments at the rank of Lecturer, starting July 1, 2008 and ending June
30, 2009 with a possibility of renewal. The positions involve teaching
undergraduate language courses at the elementary, intermediate, or advanced
levels, and coordinating language course offerings.

Arabic: PhD or PhD near completion in Arabic Language Studies; excellent
command of Arabic and knowledge of its structure; experience in teaching
Arabic as a second language; an aptitude for teamwork. Expertise in one or
more of the following: second language acquisition, current second language
teaching methodology, and linguistics or applied linguistics. Familiarity
with computer-enhanced/web-based language instruction would be an asset.

Hindi: PhD or PhD near completion in Hindi Language Studies; excellent
command of Hindi and knowledge of its structure; experience in teaching
Hindi as a second language; an aptitude for teamwork. Expertise in one or
more of the following: second language acquisition, current second language
teaching methodology, and linguistics or applied linguistics. Familiarity
with computer-enhanced/web-based language instruction would be an asset.

Mandarin: PhD or PhD near completion in Mandarin Language Studies;
excellent command of Mandarin and knowledge of its structure; experience in
teaching Mandarin as a second language; an aptitude for teamwork. Expertise
in one or more of the following: second language acquisition, current
second language teaching methodology, and linguistics or applied
linguistics. Familiarity with computer-enhanced/web-based language
instruction would be an asset.

Sanskrit: PhD or PhD near completion in Sanskrit; knowledge of the
structure of Sanskrit; experience in teaching Sanskrit; an aptitude for
teamwork. Expertise in one or more of the following would be an asset:
linguistics or applied linguistics; language teaching methodology; and
computer-enhanced/web-based language instruction.

Applicants should send a letter of application, a current CV, and teaching
materials to Languages Search (please specify: Arabic, Hindi, Mandarin, or
Sanskrit), to the application address listed below. Three letters of
reference should be sent directly to Professor Bowen. Applications and
reference letters may also be submitted electronically (preferred) to
ArabicSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca, HindiSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca,
MandarinSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca, or SanskritSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UTSC is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary
commitment and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of
languages.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of
sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Application Deadline: 22-May-2008
Application Address: Language Searches
c/0 Prof. William R. Bowen, Department of Humanities
University of Toronto Scarborough
Toronto   ON  M1C 1A4
Canada 
Contact Information: Professor Rena  Helms-Park
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Phone: (416) 287-7142