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LINGUIST List 22.4553

Mon Nov 14 2011

Jobs: Chinese Language: Rank Open, Michigan State University

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        1.     Talisha Winston , Chinese Language: Rank Open, Michigan State University, USA


Message 1: Chinese Language: Rank Open, Michigan State University, USA
Date: 14-Nov-2011
From: Talisha Winston <revierewmsu.edu>
Subject: Chinese Language: Rank Open, Michigan State University, USA
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University or Organization: Michigan State University
Department: Linguistics and Languages
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://linglang.msu.edu/
Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

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

Description:

Michigan State University seeks to fill a tenure system (rank open) position
in Chinese language. This person will coordinate the Chinese Language
Program in the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and
African Languages in the College of Arts & Letters beginning August 16,
2012. Salary commensurate with qualifications. PhD required. We seek
candidates with primary interests and experience in the teaching and
learning of Chinese language. The successful candidate will bring
innovative ideas and language program experience to develop and
coordinate a growing university-level Chinese language program and to
provide guidance for emerging study abroad programs in China.

Experience working collaboratively with secondary and/or primary teachers
of Chinese to strengthen articulation throughout the language learning
sequence is preferred. Familiarity with communicative language teaching is
a must and the person will benefit from a supportive language community
that includes the Center for Language Teaching Advancement, a strong
Second Language Studies doctoral program, world-renowned study
abroad initiatives and the Asian Studies Center. We welcome applicants
whose research would especially benefit from collaborative opportunities in
an interdisciplinary work environment. Teaching responsibilities will include
Chinese language courses in the Chinese Program, including a descriptive
course on Chinese language for teaching purposes. This position requires
a dynamic person with strong management skills and scholarly interest in
language teaching and learning, including the use of multimedia.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2011 and will continue until
the position is filled.

Letters of reference should be sent by the writers to Thomas Lovik at the
application email address below.

All applications for this position (#5423) must be submitted electronically at
the Michigan State Human Resources website, URL below.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Thomas Lovik
Chinese Language Teaching Position
Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
A-614 Wells Hall Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.msu.edu/
Contact Information:
Talisha Winston
Email: revierewmsu.edu


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