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Chinese Full-time Term Faculty – University of San Francisco


University of San Francisco
Full-time Term Faculty Position in Chinese

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 2010. 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, student 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 semester.

Applications must be received by December 4, 2009 in order to ensure full consideration.  Please submit the following documents electronically in PDF format to
a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts,
research statement, reprints, statement of teaching philosophy,
evidence of teaching ability (including copies of official teaching
evaluations), and three letters of recommendation.

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

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
accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.