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Lecturer in Chinese at University of Michigan


The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of
Michigan invites applications for a renewable Lecturer position in
Chinese language starting September 1, 2009. Applicants should have an
MA in a relevant field, native or near-native competence in
oral/written Chinese and English, at least two years of experience in
teaching Chinese as a second or foreign language at the
college/university level, knowledge of the US educational system, and
familiarity with language teaching methodologies as well as
computer-assisted language instruction. Expertise and experience in
curriculum and program development are preferred. Responsibilities
include 10-12 instructional hours a week at any assigned levels and
active involvement in teamwork and program affairs.

A complete dossier
includes a letter of application explaining your qualifications and
teaching philosophy, a current CV, evidence of teaching excellence, a
teaching demo DVD, and three letters of recommendation. Samples of
materials and/or project development are strongly recommended. Please
send all your application documents to Chinese Lecturer Search
Committee, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of
Michigan, 202 S. Thayer Street, Suite 6111, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608.
Review of applications will begin November 10 and continue until the
position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the ACTFL
conference in Orlando, FL on November 21-23. The University of Michigan
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Terms and
conditions for this position are subject to the provisions of a
Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and
the Lecturers'  Employee Organization. Inquiries should be directed to