August 18, 2013

Job: Burmese Language Lecturer, Cornell University

The Department of Asian Studies and the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University invite applications for a part-time position in Burmese language. This is a one-year position teaching one course per semester of advanced Burmese language.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and native speaker level competency in written and spoken Burmese is required. Also required is knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language and ability to work both in a team and independently. College-level teaching experience, familiarity with language-teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy, and explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Burmese preferred.

Applications accepted immediately. Classes begin the last week in August. Submit a letter of application, CV, and the names of three references to Thamora Fishel, Associate Director of the Cornell Southeast Asia Program (tfishel at cornell dot edu). Inquiries also welcome by e-mail or phone 607-255-8902.

Cornell University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

[CSEAS-SOCAL] Southeast Asia Announcements 8/9/13. CSEAS-SOCAL digest (CSEAS-SOCAL@NEWLISTS.SSCNET.UCLA.EDU, 9 Aug 2013).

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