The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Chinese for the 2017-18 academic year. Primary duties are to teach up to seven modern Chinese (Mandarin) courses at various levels as assigned.
Requirements include: an MA or above in second-language pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, or another relevant field; native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English; and a demonstrable record of excellence in language teaching. The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., good knowledge of current developments in second language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching.
Complete applications should include: 1) a cover letter stating your qualifications, teaching philosophy and career plan, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching portfolio including syllabi, a sample of teaching materials, and student evaluations, with a (published or unpublished) academic or creative writing in CHINESE as a plus, 4) a 30-50 minute video of classroom teaching on a web-accessible hyperlink, and 5) three confidential letters of reference. Upload the application materials to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01663 by July 15, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment is renewable contingent on departmental teaching needs.
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