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2008 Full-time Term Faculty Position in Chinese / USF


The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of
San Francisco invites applications for a renewable, full-time, term
position in Chinese to begin in the fall of 2009. Term faculty at the
University of San Francisco receive the same salary and benefits
package as tenure-track faculty, and are eligible for promotion to term
associate and term full professor rank.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. or an MA in Chinese language or
linguistics, expertise in language pedagogy, second language
acquisition, applied linguistics, or computer assisted language
learning, native or near-native proficiency in Chinese, university
teaching experience, and excellent communication skills in English.
The candidate is expected to teach Chinese language courses at all
levels, to work with the Chinese faculty on the development of course
curricula and materials, integration of new technology, supervision of
conversation tutors and writing-center tutors, advising, organization
of cultural events, and study-abroad advising. The candidate is also
expected to participate in departmental meetings and committee work, to
provide college and university service, and to be actively involved in
academic language associations. The teaching load is three courses per

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically in PDF format by October 3, 2008 to
a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts,
research statement, reprints, teaching statement, evidence of teaching
ability (including student evaluations), and three letters of

The Subject Line of your e-mail(s) should begin with your full name: e.g.,

Subject: Xiaoming Wang --- Chinese Search

Any remaining elements that cannot be submitted electronically in PDF format should be mailed to:

Zhiqiang Li
Department of Modern and Classical Languages
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Applications must be received in order to ensure full consideration.

The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic University founded
in 1855 to educate leaders who will fashion a more humane and just
world. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to work in a
culturally diverse environment and to contribute to the mission of the

USF is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action
and to excellence through diversity. The University provides reasonable
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