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Language Lecturer in Chinese, University of Pennsylvania


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 2009-10.  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 Master’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.

Candidates are to apply at:
Include a cover letter, CV and statement of teaching philosophy.  Also
submit the names and contact information of two individuals who will
provide a letter of recommendation.

The review of applications will begin immediately and the process
will continue until the position is filled.  The University of
Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.