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Language Lecturer in Chinese at University of Pennsylvania, 2008


Language Lecturer in Chinese

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the
University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of a position as
full-time Lecturer in the Chinese Language Program for the academic
year 2008-09.  The appointment will be for one year with an expectation
that it will be renewed annually for up to an additional two years
based on satisfactory performance.  Applicants for the position should
possess at least a Masterâ s degree in Education or Humanities with a
primary focus on language and pedagogy.  They should have native or
near-native competency in Mandarin and fluency in English.  Preference
will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching Chinese
language at all levels.  Duties include teaching language classes (3
courses per semester), attending meetings of the Chinese language
program, and working with the Coordinator of the language program and
China faculty on materials development.

Please send a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and two letters of recommendation to:
Professor Paul R. Goldin, Chair
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
University of Pennsylvania
847 Williams Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305.

Candidates must also complete a short on-line profile at
The review of applications will begin immediately and the process
will continue until May 30th.   The University of Pennsylvania is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply.