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Linguistics Employment Opportunities

2022-2023 Heritage Language Lecturers (Unit 18)

The Department of Linguistics within the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment. The Department is currently accepting applications for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) to teach language courses in our Heritage Language Program for the 2022 - 2023 academic year.

Heritage languages are learned at home, and are different from the dominant language of the community. Our heritage language courses understand the distinct needs and challenges of heritage language students and address them using the communicative language methodology approach.

A list of heritage languages offered can be found at https://llp.ucsd.edu/hlp/index.html. Specifically, we are looking for qualified lecturers to teach heritage language courses in Armenian, Cantonese, Hindi, Korean, and Vietnamese.

Appointments may vary from part time to full time, up to a total of two courses per quarter, from one quarter up to one year in duration, with the possibility of extension in accordance with Department needs.

The posting will remain open for the duration of the year to accommodate upcoming course needs or until the positions are filled.

Per the AFT Unit 18 Agreement, Applicants internal to the UCSD Department of Linguistics who had an appointment in 2021–2022 and apply by the initial review date will be considered before all other applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MA degree in Linguistics, Language, or related field.

Prior experience teaching second or heritage languages.

Preferred qualifications

Familiarity with ACTFL and ILR guidelines.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Teaching Evidence - Provide copies/links to instructional materials you have developed, summaries of teaching evaluations, on-line instructional segments, including link(s) to video of a sample class whether in-person or online, scholarly articles particularly with a pedagogical focus, etc.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03016

Help contact: jlau@ucsd.edu

2022-2023 Temporary Lecturer (Unit 18)

The Department of Linguistics within the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment. The Department is currently accepting applications for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) to teach for the 2022 - 2023 academic year. Courses may include upper- and lower-division courses in the areas of General Linguistics, Cognition and Language, Language and Society, Language Studies, and Speech and Language Sciences.

Course descriptions can be found at http://ucsd.edu/catalog/courses/LING.html

Appointments may vary from part time to full time, up to a total of two courses per quarter, from one quarter up to one year in duration, with the possibility of extension in accordance with Department needs.

The posting will remain open for the duration of the year to accommodate upcoming course needs or until the positions are filled.

Per the AFT Unit 18 Agreement, Applicants internal to the UCSD Department of Linguistics who had an appointment in 2021–2022 and apply by the initial review date will be considered before all other applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have at minimum a Master’s degree or equivalent in Linguistics or related field.

Outstanding teaching qualifications.

Preferred qualifications

Demonstrated commitment to diversity.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching - Describe prior experience and/or field of interest.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Teaching Evidence - Please upload copies of recent teaching evaluations.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03135

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Linguistics Language Program Instructors

The recruitment period for instructors for the Linguistics Language Program (LLP) occurs each spring quarter.

Please see the LLP Teaching Positions site for additional information.