130808: Adjunct Instructor in Hindi-Urdu

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Adjunct Instructor in Hindi-Urdu - Archive
Yamada Language Center

Posting: 130808
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2014-04-13

Yamada Language Center at the University of Oregon invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor in Hindi-Urdu.  This position is a term-by-term contract.  The pool will remain open for one year and the position will remain open until filled.

The assignment is to teach one class of Hindi-Urdu per term and to participate in the development of the Hindi-Urdu program (up to 15 hours per term), 40% FTE.  The salary range for this position is $14,400 to $16,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Required qualifications for the position 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; and ability and willingness to teach introductory and intermediate courses.

Desired qualities for the position include: experience in developing language materials, curricula, and assessments; college teaching experience; and 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, and 3) the names of three referees to: Jeff Magoto, Director, Yamada Language Center, 1236 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1236, USA.  Email queries welcome at: ylc@uoregon.edu.

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