The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota seeks to fill a full time appointment to teach Chinese starting fall semester 2019. The position will be full-time for fall semester 2019 (08/26/19-01/08/20) and spring semester 2020 (01/09/20-05/24/20). There is an option for teaching summer courses. The position is for day, evening, or a combination of day/evening courses, taught on a semester basis. The full-time appointment is eligible for benefits. Salary range is competitive based upon qualifications. The position may be annually renewable depending on departmental need, funding and performance.
Duties and responsibilities: Teach assigned language classes/sections; keep office hours; prepare course materials; engage in curriculum development; prepare and grade exams; and participate in program governance as appropriate.
Required qualifications: M.A. or foreign equivalent, in Chinese, or related area. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese. Strong English language communication skills, and university-level teaching experience in Chinese language. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Chinese, or related area, with two or more years of university-level teaching experience in Chinese language. Candidates with a Masters degree will be appointed as Teaching Specialist; candidates with a Ph.D. will be appointed as Lecturer.
Internal Number: 328952
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