Lecturer in Persian Language Teaching (full-time), University of Virginia (Etats-Unis) — LIMITE : 30/04/2014
The University of Virginia’s Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for a full-time lectureship in Persian language teaching, beginning Fall 2014.
We are looking for a professional, skilled language instructor with particular competence in modern Persian and a serious commitment to teaching. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in both Persian and in English. This position requires an advanced degree (M.A. or Ph.D.) in: Persian language, literature, or linguistics; second language pedagogy; or a related field. Teaching responsibilities include first- and second-year language classes, as well as advanced language courses. The teaching load is twelve to fifteen contact hours per week.
To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@ UVA (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach a current CV and a statement of teaching philosophy.
In addition, please attach a sample syllabus for a first-year-level semester-long course where “other” document is indicated.
Search on posting 0613840.
Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the letter writers by email attachment to Professor Robert A. Hueckstedt, Chair, Persian Search Committee, at email@example.com.
Review of applications begins on April 30, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.