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U of Iowa seeks Chinese lecturer 2008


Please respond to "Shen, Helen" <>
March 13, 2008

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and
Literatures at The University of Iowa has an opening for a full-time
non-tenure track Lecturer position in Chinese Language to begin in
August 2008. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a
possible re-appointment of up to two additional years, and renewable
thereafter in three-year increments pending demonstrated excellence
in teaching and collegiate approval. Salary is commensurate with
experience. Responsibilities include: teaching three classes per
semester that may include first- to fifth-year Chinese language,
supervising graduate Teaching Assistants, and assisting the Chinese
Language Program Coordinator with program development. Requirements:
native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; PhD or M.A. in
Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics, Chinese
Linguistics, Chinese Language and Literature, or related fields;
experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university level in
North America; experience in technology-based CFL instruction and in
curriculum development.  Send letter of application, CV, a videotape
of a 50-minute Chinese teaching class, and three letters of
recommendation to Helen Shen, Chinese Search Committee, Department of
Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, 661 Phillips Hall,
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242. Review of applications
will begin in two weeks after the ad runs and will continue until the
position is filled. The University of Iowa is an Affirmative Action,
Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to