Chinese position

T Ono tono at
Sun Aug 6 01:42:02 UTC 2006

Department of East Asian Studies
University of Alberta

The Department of East Asian Studies in the Faculty of Arts invites 
applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level 
in the area of Chinese Linguistics/Chinese Applied Linguistics/Chinese 
Second Language Acquisition.  Qualified candidates should hold the degree 
of Ph.D. and demonstrate native or near-native fluency in spoken and 
written Mandarin and English.  Experience in teaching Chinese at the 
college/university level in North America is also essential. Interest in 
instructional technology and experience in coordinating a Chinese language 
program would also be an asset. Responsibilities will include teaching in 
both undergraduate and graduate student programs, and maintaining an 
active research program.

The Department of East Asian Studies (established in 1979) offers degree 
programs at the undergraduate and graduate level in Chinese and Japanese 
language, linguistics, and literature. There are currently six full-time 
faculty members in addition to two full-time and ten part-time sessional 
instructors serving an average of 1200 undergraduate and graduate 
students. For more information on the department, please consult the 
departmental website at

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants 
should send curriculum vitae, a letter describing their areas of research 
interest, samples of publications, and, if available, a teaching dossier 
and evaluations of teaching performance to:
Professor Janice Brown
Department of East Asian Studies
Room 400 Arts
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6G 2E1

Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to 
the Chair.
Closing Date: November 15, 2006
The effective date of employment will be July 1, 2007.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and 
permanent residents will be given priority.  If suitable Canadian citizens 
or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be 

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit.  We are committed 
to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and 
encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons 
with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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