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Adjunct Instructors - Archive
World Languages Academy

Posting: 061101M
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2012-06-30

The World Languages Academy and the Yamada Language Center at the University of Oregon invite applications for Adjunct Instructors in the following languages: Brazilian Portuguese, Modern Hebrew, Norwegian, Persian/Farsi, and Swedish.  Future needs may include instruction in additional languages. The positions are term-by-term contracts, renewable up to three years.  The pool will remain open for one year and positions will remain open until filled.

Assignments range from 1-3 classes; full-time teaching is defined as 3 classes per term.  Excellent benefits begin at the .50 FTE level or higher.  The salary range is $30,000 to $35,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Required qualities for the positions include: MA in Language Teaching, Linguistics, Foreign Language Education or equivalent training as a language instructor; native or near-native proficiency in the language; knowledge of current second-language teaching methodologies; ability and willingness to teach introductory and intermediate courses.

Desired qualities for the position include: experience in developing language materials, curricula, and assessments; ability to contribute to a team of less commonly taught language (LCTL) instructors.  The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.  Successful applicants must be able to obtain U.S. work authorization.

Review of applications is ongoing, based on program needs.  Position will remain open until filled. Please send (as email attachments if possible): 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of reference to: Jeff Magoto, Director, Yamada Language Center, 1236 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 USA.  Email queries welcome at: ylc@uoregon.edu.

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