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Lecturer in Chinese at Stanford



The Language Center at Stanford University invites applications for a
full-time appointment of Lecturer in Chinese beginning September 2009.
The position is renewable. Minimum qualifications are an MA in
linguistics, applied linguistics, and/or Chinese language and
literature, Ph.D. preferable. Applicants should have experience
teaching Chinese language as an instructor at the college level.
Candidates should be able to teach all levels of Chinese language
courses and possess native or near-native fluency in Chinese with an
excellent command of English.  Preference is given to candidates
familiar with ACTFL OPI principles, with a commitment to pursuing ACTFL
OPI tester certification. The salary is competitive. Applications,
including current vita, the names of three persons who can serve as
recommenders, and a brief description of teaching philosophy and
methods, should be sent or faxed to Chinese Language Search Committee,
Stanford Language Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2015.
Fax number 650-725-9377. Review of applications will begin
immediately.  The deadline for receipt of applications is no later than
November 3, 2008. Initial interviews will be conducted at the ACTFL
in Orlando, Florida. Stanford University is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action employer. Applications from minority
and women candidates are especially encouraged.  No phone inquiries



What is "ACTFL"and"OPI"? Thank you

ACTFL:American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

OPI: Oral Proficiency Interview