Lecturer in Languages
University of California Davis
United States

Lecturer in Languages

Job #JPF06209
  • EAST ASIAN LANG. & CULTURES / LETTERS AND SCIENCE: HUMANITIES / UC Davis

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $72,404

Application Window

Open date: January 2, 2024

Next review date: Thursday, Feb 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a part-time Unit-18 Lecturer position to teach four or more courses in Mandarin Chinese language in the 2024-25 academic year beginning 7/1/2024. Primary duties include instruction in Chinese at various levels and to hold office hours each week. The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., thorough knowledge of current second-language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching. Assignment of classes, hours of instruction, and office hours are at the discretion of the department. Classes are held Monday-Friday, normally between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Salary is commensurate with education, qualifications, and experience. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $72,404. This appointment is renewable, contingent on department teaching needs and demonstration of excellence in teaching.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

An M.A. or above in second-language pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, or another relevant field; native proficiency in Mandarin and native or near-native proficiency in English; a demonstrable record of excellence in Mandarin Chinese language teaching.

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., good knowledge of current developments in second language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Cover letter stating qualifications, teaching philosophy, and career plan

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Video samples of classroom teaching - Please provide direct links to one to two video samples of classroom teaching uploaded in pdf format.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

Provide names and contact information of two references

Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06209

Help contact: nkmasson@ucdavis.edu

About UC Davis

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

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