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The Department of World Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada,
Reno invites applications for part-time instructors to teach modern Chinese
Mandarin courses at various levels as assigned. This job posting is to update
our list of qualified part-time instructors and will be drawn upon for the
Fall 2021 semester and beyond, as needed. Qualified candidates will be
tasked with teaching courses either during the day or evening on the main
campus in Reno. This position is based upon a semester long contract and is
not eligible for benefits. Applications will only be accepted through our main
The successful applicant will:
Work under the direction of the Chinese section leader.
Teach assigned classes in accordance with the University's and College of
Liberal Arts' academic calendar and approved syllabi.
Meet during all scheduled class sessions.
Maintain and report accurate student grade and attendance records using
approved procedures and systems.
Utilize the appropriate technology, including UNR's learning platform
Canvas, to fulfill teaching duties.
-Native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English.
-A Master's degree in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, linguistics,
Second Language Acquisition or related field.
-Previous teaching experience.
-Experience with technology-based instruction
-Demonstrated excellence, or clear evidence of potential for excellence, in
teaching Mandarin Chinese
-Evidence of, or potential for, effective interaction with a diverse range of
students and colleagues.
Pay for this position is $1000 per credit hour per semester, with no benefits.
Contact Information for the Position: Lin Li Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Please attach the following documents to your application. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
-Current resume / CV
-Cover letter outlining your qualifications, experience, and teaching
experiences for this position
This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will
close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or
a hiring decision has been made.
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HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring
documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the
faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be
submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.
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