Unit-18 Lecturer Mandarin Chinese (Davis, CA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a part-time Unit-18 Lecturer position to teach four or more courses in Mandarin Chinese language in the 2024-25 academic year beginning 7/1/2024. Primary duties include instruction in Chinese at various levels and to hold office hours each week. The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., thorough knowledge of current second-language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching. Assignment of classes, hours of instruction, and office hours are at the discretion of the department. Classes are held Monday-Friday, normally between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Salary is commensurate with education, qualifications, and experience. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 – $72,404. This appointment is renewable, contingent on department teaching needs and demonstration of excellence in teaching.

Shared office space, access to the campus library, copier, and computer facilities will be provided. This appointment is renewable contingent on program teaching needs and funding.

An M.A. or above in second-language pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, or another relevant field; native proficiency in Mandarin and native or near-native proficiency in English; a demonstrable record of excellence in Mandarin Chinese language teaching.

Applications are to be submitted via Recruitment @: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06209

Only complete applications will be considered. Complete applications include:
• Cover letter stating qualifications, teaching philosophy, and career plan
• Curriculum Vitae
• One to two video samples of classroom teaching. Direct links to videos must be included in a pdf document.
• Names and contact information of two references
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
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