Lecturer in Modern Chinese Language

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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 12/1/2016

University of Chicago Chicago, IL

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The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a one-year (renewable) Lecturer appointment in modern Chinese language to start in calendar year 2017, with a preferred start date of July 1, 2017.

Responsibilities include teaching in a comprehensive program in Chinese-language studies at both beginning and advanced levels of the language. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and previous language teaching experience at the college level. An M.A. degree or equivalent is required. A Ph.D. in a related field is desirable, but not mandatory.

To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #03090, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample syllabi. Three letters of recommendation are also required.

Letters of recommendation should be uploaded by the recommenders to the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website. However, if this is not possible the Department can accept letters of recommendation from the recommenders as signed pdfs or from a portfolio service if they are emailed to ealc@uchicago.edu.

Upon request, applicants should be prepared to provide a video demonstrating their classroom teaching.

Application deadline: All materials must be received by Friday, November 28, 2016.

For information on the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, please go to https://ealc.uchicago.edu.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.