December 19, 2012

Job: Consultant opportunities, National Foreign Language Center

The National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) at the University of Maryland is a research institute dedicated to promoting communication within the United States in languages other than English. We are currently working on a project that provides adult language learners with interactive online tools to reinforce their foreign language skills. We focus on less commonly taught languages, and are currently looking for several individuals to help us launch projects in the following languages:

· Greek
· Italian
· Polish
· Tagalog
· Urdu
· Vietnamese
· West Punjabi

Minimum Requirements:
 Native, or near-native, proficiency in the target language
 English proficiency
 Ability to conduct Internet research and submit Word documents and/or audio files
 Knowledge of ILR scale of language proficiency
 Test development experience

Specifically, we need educated native or near-native speakers of the target languages to select authentic reading and audio passages, record audio files, and develop test items.

The work is part-time, contractual, and most of the work can be done from your home computer. All candidates must have permission to work in the United States, or reside and work outside of the United States.

If you are interested in working with us, or if you know a qualified candidate who would be interested in working with us, please contact the NFLC via email at recruitment at nflc dot org. Submit your current resume or CV with your language in the subject line.

[ILR-INFO] Job: Consultant opportunties, National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) (UNCLASSIFIED). ILR-INFO Discussion Group (ILR-INFO@FSILIST2.FSI.STATE.GOV, 17 Dec 2012).

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