The University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Tibetan Language and Culture beginning fall 2019. The position is a three-year renewable appointment and will be hosted in The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
We seek a strong language instructor to teach during the academic year, with experience teaching modern spoken and written Tibetan, as well as classical Tibetan. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Tibetan and English, teaching experience, and have at least a Master’s degree or higher in: Tibetan language, literature, linguistics, history, religious studies, art history, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition or other related field.. They must also be comfortable teaching undergraduates in subjects relating to Tibetan culture.
Preference will be given to applicants with significant university teaching experience at different levels of Tibetan language and culture in the United States. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, two of which will be Tibetan language courses, and one in English on an aspect of Tibetan culture for which the candidate is qualified to teach, in addition to contributing to the development of the program on Grounds and abroad, and active involvement in program matters.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624139. Complete a candidate profile and attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, names and contact information for references, sample syllabus or syllabi and teaching evaluations. Attach syllabi and teaching evaluations as Other 1 and Other 2.
Review of applications will begin October 18, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
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