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Language Lector - Indonesian

Currently Accepting Applications

Yale seeks a full-time Lector in Southeast Asian Languages - Indonesian beginning July 1, 2013 for a three year term, renewable. Primary duties include teaching five courses per year including elementary (2 courses) and intermediate (2 courses) in Indonesian using an integrated skills approach. The fifth course will focus on literary, social, political, cultural and/or sociolinguistic topics related to the Indonesian language (as determined on the basis of the appointee's qualifications and expertise). The Lector will advise students and participate in program building of Southeast Asian Studies at Yale, specifically, in developing overseas language and other study opportunities. He/She will also engage in developing the broad curriculum and the pedagogic materials for the Indonesian language.

Applicants must have:

1) native or near-native fluency in Bahasa Indonesia
2) strong English communication skills
3) experience in teaching Indonesian as a second language in a college or university environment
4) an M.A. or other advanced degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. applied linguistics or teaching Indonesian
    as a second language)
5) demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for language instruction.

Further desirable characteristics include some expertise in second-language teaching/acquisition, knowledge of overseas language and related study sites, experience with technologically-aided language learning methods and their development, interest in the broader field of Southeast Asian Studies and/or other relevant disciplines. Salary is commensurate with experience and background. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g. student evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy), and three letters of recommendation via web upload at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1786.

For information contact seas@yale.edu.

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