Rutgers University - New Brunswick, African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures
Open Non-Tenure Track Position in Yoruba Language And Literature
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New Jersey, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY
YORUBA LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
The Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick), invites applications for a non-tenure track position in Yoruba Language and Literature, effective September 1, 2013. The ideal candidate will hold at least a Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Yoruba Language and Literature or a related field, have native or near-native proficiency in Yoruba language, experience in teaching Yoruba language and literature (preferably in a North American university), competence in communicative, learner-centered language pedagogy and the creative use of instructional technology. Duties will include teaching six undergraduate courses per academic year, including a course on readings in Yoruba literature taught in Yoruba, designing courses, producing instructional materials, and participating in professional workshops. Salary and title to be commensurate with qualifications and experience; the position carries a full package of University benefits.
A letter of application, updated CV, names of three referees, and evidence of teaching ability, (including student evaluations, sample syllabi, and teaching materials) should be submitted electronically at http://interfolio.sas.rutgers.edu.
Review of applications will begin on February 4, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.