The Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Vietnamese. The initial appointment, beginning Autumn Quarter 2020, is for three years, with the possibility of renewal. The successful applicant will be expected to teach Vietnamese language at all levels, to develop curricula and teaching materials, to team-teach, and to train and supervise teaching assistants.
The University of Washington has a vibrant and growing Vietnamese language program. University of Washington faculty members engage in teaching and service. This position is non-tenure-track and has a 9-month (September 16th – June 15th) service period.
Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree or foreign equivalent in Vietnamese, foreign language teaching, or another relevant area. Native or native-equivalent proficiency in Vietnamese, English fluency and at least one year of experience teaching at the college or university level are required.
Priority will be given to complete applications received before December 9, 2019. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of teaching materials, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, recent student evaluations, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants may be asked later to submit a video recording of themselves teaching a Vietnamese language class. For further questions about the position, the status of the opening, or disability accommodations, please contact Pauli Sandjaja at firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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