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September 16, 2008

Connecticut College position

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Connecticut College invites applications for a three-year visiting lecturer position in Chinese starting July 2009.

Qualifications include an MA (Ph.D. preferred) in Chinese language, linguistics or related disciplines, native or near-native proficiency in both Mandarin Chinese and English, ability to use both simplified and traditional characters, expertise in language pedagogy, and experience teaching Chinese at the university level. The candidate is expected to be able to teach Chinese at all levels; the teaching load is three courses (which may include two intensive courses) per semester. The candidate is also expected to provide service and support to the department.

Connecticut College educates students to put the liberal arts into action as citizens in a global society. A private, highly selective institution in New London, Connecticut, mid-way between New York and Boston, the College is notable for its strong academic programs, friendly campus, and emphasis on broad interdisciplinary teaching and research. We foster the values of equity, inclusion, and respect for all human differences, for these are essential to the fulfillment of our mission. The College is actively building a faculty of diverse backgrounds and experiences. AA/EEO. Please visit our website, http://www.conncoll.edu, for more information about Connecticut College.
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Please send a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence (such as copies of teaching evaluations and/or a teaching demo CD or video tape), and three letters of recommendation to Chinese Language Search Committee, Box 5278, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Connecticut College, New London, CT 06320. Consideration of applications will start on November 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

Posted by zzhu at September 16, 2008 02:10 PM