Employment Opportunity: Hindi Lecturer at Rice U

Rice University –located in Houston, Texas- invites applications for a one-year renewable lecturer position in Hindi language and culture beginning July 1, 2011. We are seeking a skilled language instructor with a commitment to a proficiency-based approach to language.

Requirements: Native or near-native fluency in Modern Hindi and English, college-level experience teaching Hindi to nonnative speakers, and a Masters degree or completion of Masters by June 30, 2011.

Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, including introductory through advanced levels of Hindi. Experience using new technologies for Hindi language teaching is highly preferred.

Submit a letter detailing teaching philosophy, CV, available sample syllabi, and course evaluations. In addition, send a teaching DVD/video and have three original, signed letters of reference sent to:

Marcie Newton
Program Coordinator
Rice University
Center for the Study of Languages, MS # 36 PO Box 1892 Houston, TX 77251-1892

The deadline for materials  is January 1, 2011. Rice University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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