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September 16, 2008

Chinese Language Pedagogy Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures of The Ohio State University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Chinese language pedagogy at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional ability in teaching Mandarin at multiple levels and promise as a researcher and developer of Chinese language pedagogy. This position involves teaching Chinese language, language pedagogy, training and supervising TAs, and participation in R&D projects. The successful candidate will join two other Chinese language pedagogy faculty in teaching graduate courses and program development-study abroad, internships, and community service projects. The capacity to teach basic Humanities courses (linguistics, culture, literature) is also a plus for this position. Ph.D. in Chinese or relevant discipline in hand by the end of summer 2009; duties begin Sept. 2, 2009.

Applications should be submitted by October 31, 2008. Interviews will be conducted at the ACTFL convention in Orlando, FL in November although an interview there is not a requirement. Send your CV, academic portfolio (including such items as publications, teaching evaluations, teaching video, materials developed), and three letters of recommendation to Galal Walker, Chair, Chinese Language Pedagogy Search Committee, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University, 398 Hagerty Hall, 1775 College Road, Columbus, OH 43210. The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted by zzhu at September 16, 2008 02:04 PM