LINGUIST List 21.4644

Fri Nov 19 2010

Jobs: Hindi; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Rice University

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        1.     Marcie Newton , Hindi; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Rice University, TX, USA

Message 1: Hindi; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Rice University, TX, USA
Date: 18-Nov-2010
From: Marcie Newton <>
Subject: Hindi; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Rice University, TX, USA
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University or Organization: Rice University Department: Center for the Study of Languages Job Location: Texas, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)


Rice University - located in Houston, Texas - invites applications for aone-year renewable lecturer position in Hindi language and culturebeginning July 1, 2011. We are seeking a skilled language instructor with acommitment to a proficiency-based approach to language.

Requirements:- native or near-native fluency in Modern Hindi and English;- college-level experience teaching Hindi to nonnative speakers;- and a Masters degree or completion of Masters by June 30, 2011.

Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, includingintroductory through advanced levels of Hindi. Experience using newtechnologies for Hindi language teaching is highly preferred. Submit aletter detailing teaching philosophy, CV, available sample syllabi, andcourse evaluations. In addition, send a teaching DVD/video and have threeoriginal, signed letters of reference sent to the address below.

Rice University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, womenand minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 01-Jan-2011 Mailing Address for Applications:
Marcie Newton, Program Coordinator Rice University Center for the Study of Languages, MS # 36 PO Box 1892 Houston, TX 77251-1892 USA Contact Information:
Program Coordinator Marcie Newton Email:

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