March 17, 2012

Polish Lecturer Position, Cornell University

Cornell University invites applications for the position of full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (rank will be based upon experience) in Polish beginning in July 2012. The Lecturer will teach beginning and intermediate levels of Polish, as well as giving a third course each semester such as an advanced language course or a Polish civilization and culture course in English. Candidates should have native or near-native proficiency in Polish, proficiency in spoken and written English, analytic knowledge of Polish sufficient to explain Polish grammar to students at all levels, and preferably a Master's or higher degree in a relevant discipline. Teaching experience at the university level and experience in teaching Polish to non-natives is desirable.

Please send a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, some evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations, tests or supplementary teaching materials, websites or videos), and the names and addresses of three individuals who can provide a recommendation by April 6, 2012 to: Samantha Preston, Polish Search, Department of Romance Studies, Morrill Hall 303, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853-4701, or by e-mail to slp59 at cornell dot edu.

The appointee will initially be housed in the Department of Romance Studies.

Valid visa required (visa expedition funds are not available for this position).

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator. They encourage women and minorities to apply.

Wayles, Browne, E. [SEELANGS] Polish lecturer position. SEELANGS listserv (, 12 Mar 2012).

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