The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a part-time teaching-track lecturer position for the fall 2021 semester.
The department provides students with a well-rounded education on East Asia by focusing on the study of the languages, literatures, and cultures of China, Japan and Korea at both the graduate (Ph.D.) and undergraduate (B.A.) level.Â Applicants should have an M.A. or Ph.D. in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related fields, and possess native or near-native fluency in both their language of instruction and English. Evidence of dynamic and effective language teaching is essential. Candidates with ACTFL OPI Testing Certification are desirable. Salary and benefits are competitive.
To apply please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching interests, recent teaching evaluations, and the names of three referees who can provide a letter of reference.Â At least two of the referees should speak to teaching abilities. In the application letter, please include a link to an online sample unedited teaching video preferably of the beginning level.
In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Position will remain open until filled. Questions can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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