LINGUIST List 24.1658

Fri Apr 12 2013

Jobs: Persian; Applied Ling: Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 12-Apr-2013
From: Marlynna Schaefer <>
Subject: Persian; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Job Location: Illinois, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Visiting Lecturer of Persian - Department of Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for an annually appointed full-time position as Lecturer of Persian for the 2013-14 academic year, with a target start date of August 16, 2013. The position is renewable for a second year based upon performance. Renewal of the position beyond the second year is contingent on availability of funding, strong performance reviews and significant increase in enrollments.

The position involves teaching six courses per year in Persian language and language-related areas. In addition to teaching duties, the new Lecturer will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Persian Language Program on campus, including student and community outreach, and developing advanced level courses in Persian language and culture.

Native or near-native command of Persian is required, as is previous experience teaching Persian as a second language in post-secondary institutions. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in an area related to Persian language and culture (Ph. D should be in hand by the date of appointment). Experience with course development and instructional and web technology is highly desirable. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience; full benefits are included.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the application website address below and upload your application materials: application letter, CV, teaching evaluations (if available), and names and contact information for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically upon submission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted through the application website address will be accepted.

To ensure full consideration, all required materials, including letters of reference, must be received no later than April 30, 2013.

For further information please contact us at the application email address below. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
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Marlynna Schaefer Email:

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