MacMillan Center, Yale University, and
|Position ID:||Yale-MCMC-DUTCHLEC [#599]|
|Position Title: ||Yale University Dutch Language Lector|
|Position Location:||New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States [map]|
|Subject Areas: ||Dutch|
International and Area Studies
|Appl Deadline:|| finished (posted 2010/11/12, updated 2011/07/03, listed until 2011/00/00)|
|Position Description:|| |
|LANGUAGE LECTOR -- Dutch
Yale University seeks a full-time Lector in Dutch language beginning July 1, 2011 for an initial three year term, with possibility of renewal. Primary duties include teaching five courses per year including elementary (2 courses) and intermediate (2 courses) in Dutch using an integrated skills approach. The fifth course will focus on literary, social, political, cultural and/or sociolinguistic topics related to the target language (as determined on the basis of the appointee's qualifications and expertise). The Lector will develop the broad curriculum and the pedagogic materials for the Dutch language and culture. He/She will advise students and participate in building a program of Dutch Studies within the German Department and the European Studies Council at Yale University, especially by developing overseas language and other study opportunities.
Applicants must have: 1) native or near-native fluency in Dutch; 2) strong English communication skills; 3) experience in teaching Dutch in a college or university environment; 4) an M.A. or other advanced degree (e.g. applied linguistics, teaching Dutch as a Second Language, or other relevant fields); and 5) demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for language instruction. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of overseas language and related study opportunities and resources, experience with technology-enhanced language learning, and demonstrated commitment to the broader field of Dutch Studies and/or other relevant disciplines and regions. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2010, and continue until the position is filled. Members of the search committee will be available at the MLA. Applicants are requested to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, proof of teaching excellence (e.g. student evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy), and three letters of recommendation. Submissions by regular mail are possible, inquire for address to email@example.com. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; applications from women and minorities are encouraged.|
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- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Statement
- Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site )
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