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Language Lecturer in Chinese


The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of two positions as full-time Lecturer in the Chinese Language Program for the academic year 2011-12.  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 Applied Linguistics or East Asian Studies 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 have agreed to 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.