The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Chinese language, expected to begin August 25, 2021. This is a one-year, tenure-ineligible appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon available funding, satisfactory performance, and need for the position.
The successful applicant will hold at least a master’s level degree in a relevant field of study, such as Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Linguistics, Chinese literature and Cultures, or other related fields, and will have experience in Chinese language teaching at all levels. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are required, as is a commitment to department service. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) teaching three courses per semester during the spring and fall terms, contributing to the development of the Chinese language program, and active involvement in departmental service.
Review of applications will begin on June 8, 2021 and the search will remain open until filled.
Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs: search for posting R0024601 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following:
*** Please note that ALL REQUESTED documents MUST be uploaded in the cv/resume box, and you can combine documents into one PDF. ***
Cover letter of interest that includes a summary of how you meet the stated qualifications, and demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations.
2. Curriculum vitae
3. A statement of teaching philosophy
4. 3 sample syllabi
5. The names and contact information for three references
**Applications that do not have all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***
Questions about this position should be directed to Professor Ran Zhao at email@example.com. Questions about the application process should be directed to Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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