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Senior Lecturer of Chinese at Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Chinese: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time Senior Lecturer in Chinese initially appointed for five years with possible indefinite renewals based on excellence in teaching, innovative curricular development, professional leadership and service to the field. The appointment begins on July 1, 2013. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate language courses, mentoring lecturers, advising students, serving on search and review committees, and participating in the administration of the language program. Candidates must have at least five years of experience in teaching Chinese at all levels in a U.S. university or college, experience in curricular design and material development, knowledge of foreign language teaching methodologies, and experience in mentoring lecturers and advising students. Minimum of M.A. in Chinese or related fields is required. Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply. Native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English is required. MIT is an equal opportunity/affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups. Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, example of material development (print or digital, no more than 25 pages) and three letters of recommendation no later than October 1, 2012. All materials should be submitted to Academic Jobs Online at the following Web site: