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Job Opportunity: Chinese Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Position at CU

Initial one-year probationary contract with renewal, contingent upon merit, and the availability of program funding.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree (M.A. preferred) and native speaker level competency in Mandarin Chinese is required, as is prior college-level teaching experience and ability to teach all levels of Mandarin Chinese. Also required is an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Mandarin Chinese; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language; familiarity with language- teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy and flexibility in using different teaching methodologies; and ability to work both in a team and autonomously at all levels of the language. Supervisory experience preferred.

Deadline for applications is April 5, 2016. Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to

Also required: please send a (max 20-minute) teaching demo (USB or CD) to:

Chinese Language Search Committee Department of Asian Studies Cornell University 350 Rockefeller Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-2502

Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to:

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