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CHINESE LECTURER needed at U of Florida


The University of Florida seeks applicants for a full-time position
as Lecturer in Chinese Language, to begin Fall 2008 with option to
start in summer. Duties will be in rapidly expanding programs for
East Asian Languages & Literatures majors and for non-traditional
students of Chinese language and culture. Responsibilities are
divided between teaching in the undergraduate BA program and
assisting in the design of a teaching certification program for
Chinese language majors and for K-12 teachers in the state of
Florida. Candidates should hold a MA in linguistics by time of
appointment, specialize in pedagogy and second-language acquisition,
and be familiar with language-teaching methodologies as well as
computer-assisted language instruction. They should have native or
near-native competence in Chinese and English, and teaching
experience at U.S. college level.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, CV, statement of
teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, a teaching video, and three
letters of recommendation to Chair, Chinese Lecturer Search
Committee, PO Box 115565, University of Florida, Gainesville,
Florida  32611-5565. Reference # 00008934.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2007 and continue until
the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the
ACTFL Conference in San Antonio, Texas on November 16 and 17. The
University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.