Lecturer in Persian Language

University of California Los Angeles Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

United States

Persian Language Lecturer

Job #JPF07295
  • NR EASTERN LANGS & CULTURES / L&S Humanities / UCLA

Application Window

Open February 23rd, 2022 through Friday, Mar 25, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA seeks applications for the position of a Lecturer in Persian language.

The candidate must have an M.A. in Iranian Studies, Near Eastern Languages (with a specialty in Persian language and literature), or applied linguistics; a Ph.D. is preferred. The candidate should also have native or near-native proficiency in Persian, including familiarity with classical Persian literature. Extensive experience and demonstrated excellence in college-level Persian language teaching at all levels to diverse groups of students, including heritage learners, are required. Candidates with specialized training in second language acquisition and pedagogy, familiarity with communicative methods of language instruction, including online language teaching, and a history of community engagement/outreach, are especially encouraged to apply.

The position will be expected to teach a total of eight courses over the 2022–2023 academic year, which begins July 1, 2022. The courses encompass elementary and intermediate, as well as third year advanced, Persian.

Responsibilities will include coordination of Persian language instruction, active participation in curricular development, and supervision of teaching assistants.

This position is one year with the possibility of subsequent renewal. Advancement to Continuing lecturer is possible within 6 years upon a successful Excellence Review, and to Senior Lecturer after 12 years of successful appointments. For full details on the contract: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html

Applicants should apply online via UCLA Academic Recruit. This position requires the submission of the following material:

(1) Cover letter, which must include: a description of teaching experience and pedagogy, and a link to a 20-minute teaching recording;

(2) Curriculum Vitae and list of publications (if applicable);

(3) Two sample syllabi;

(4) Contact information for a minimum of three referees who may be contacted for a letter of recommendation at a later stage.

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Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

The candidate must have an M.A. in Iranian Studies, Near Eastern Languages (with a specialty in Persian language and literature), or applied linguistics.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Cover Letter must include: a description of teaching experience and pedagogy, and a link to a 20-minute teaching recording;
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV and a list of publications (if applicabale)
  • Two Sample Syllabi
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

References will be contacted upon request from Search Committee.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07295

Help contact: lenneian@humnet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

 


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