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 <>
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:
Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

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


Michigan State University seeks to fill a tenure system (rank open) positionin Chinese language. This person will coordinate the Chinese LanguageProgram in the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian andAfrican Languages in the College of Arts & Letters beginning August 16,2012. Salary commensurate with qualifications. PhD required. We seekcandidates with primary interests and experience in the teaching andlearning of Chinese language. The successful candidate will bringinnovative ideas and language program experience to develop andcoordinate a growing university-level Chinese language program and toprovide guidance for emerging study abroad programs in China.

Experience working collaboratively with secondary and/or primary teachersof Chinese to strengthen articulation throughout the language learningsequence is preferred. Familiarity with communicative language teaching isa must and the person will benefit from a supportive language communitythat includes the Center for Language Teaching Advancement, a strongSecond Language Studies doctoral program, world-renowned studyabroad initiatives and the Asian Studies Center. We welcome applicantswhose research would especially benefit from collaborative opportunities inan interdisciplinary work environment. Teaching responsibilities will includeChinese language courses in the Chinese Program, including a descriptivecourse on Chinese language for teaching purposes. This position requiresa dynamic person with strong management skills and scholarly interest inlanguage teaching and learning, including the use of multimedia.

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

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

All applications for this position (#5423) must be submitted electronically atthe 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:
Contact Information:
Talisha Winston Email:

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