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Open positions:

 

Lecturer in Japanese (apply by 01.31.2016)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Japanese. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2017, with the possibility of multiple renewals based on performance and budget. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching Japanese, developing innovative curricular materials for Japanese language instruction, advising students, and other service activities relating to the program.

Candidates must have:   

•    A minimum of an M.A. in a field such as Japanese language pedagogy, teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, instructional technology, or similar related field. Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply.
•    Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Japanese and English.
•    A minimum of three consecutive years of Japanese language teaching at the college or university level in North America; preference will be given to those with more than three years of such teaching experience.
•    A strong record of effective teaching.
•    Demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital).
•    A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of materials development (print or digital), and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted no later than January 31, 2017, via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8564.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Any questions should be directed to Global Studies and Languages: gsl-search@mit.edu.

 

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Lecturer in Spanish (applications closed 10.01.2016)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Global Studies and Languages Section, invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Spanish. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2017, with the possibility of renewal based on performance. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching 6 language (undergraduate level) sections annually, developing innovative curricular materials for Spanish language instruction, student advising, and other program duties.

Candidates must have:

•    A minimum of a Master’s Degree or equivalent
•    Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Spanish and English
•    A minimum of 3 consecutive years of teaching experience in a US institution of higher education
•    A strong record of demonstrated excellence in teaching
•    Demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital)
•    A record of on-going professional engagement and development

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a sample syllabus, a sample of materials development (print or digital), and three letters of recommendation.

All materials should be submitted no later than October 1, 2016, via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7484

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Any questions should be directed to gsl-search@mit.edu.

 

Lecturer in Chinese (applications closed 10.15.2016)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Chinese. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2017, with the possibility of renewal based on performance. This position includes full benefits.

Responsibilities include teaching three language sections per semester, developing innovative curricular materials for Chinese language instruction, advising students, and occasionally teaching during IAP (Independent Activities Period) in January.

Candidates must have:
    
•    A minimum of an M.A. in Chinese language pedagogy, teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or instructional technology. Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply.
•    Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Chinese and English.
•    A minimum of three consecutive years of Chinese language teaching at the college or university level in North America.
•    A strong record of effective teaching.
•    Demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital).
•    A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of materials development (print or digital), and three letters of recommendation.

All materials should be submitted no later than October 15, 2016, via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7625

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Any questions should be directed to Global Studies and Languages:
GSL-search@mit.edu.