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Harvard seeks Chinese preceptor


Chinese Preceptor

Harvard University

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a full-time Preceptor position in the Chinese Language Program commencing September 1, 2007. Preceptors must be able to teach all levels of modern Chinese. Candidates must have exemplary ability in comprehension and active use of modern standard Chinese, written and spoken, at a native or near-native level, as well as several years experience teaching modern Chinese at the college level in the United States. Preference will be given to applicants with an M.A. degree or higher in Chinese Linguistics, Foreign Language Education, or a closely related field. Experience in computer-assisted language teaching is a plus. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, vita, a 20-minute DVD of the applicant teaching, and three letters of
recommendation to:

Chair, Chinese Preceptor Search Committee

East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department

Harvard University

5 Bryant Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

The applications will be reviewed on August 15, 2007.

Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.