The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University announces an opening in Hebrew language instruction to be filled at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, beginning July 1, 2016. We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to teaching languages for academic purposes while developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum. Responsibilities will include teaching 2 or 3 courses per semester and other duties associate with the language program. This is a term position of 3 years.
Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D., but those with a Master’s degree and considerable language teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English, foreign language instruction experience, and an oral proficiency based approach are required.
All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, three letters of recommendation, and sample teaching materials. For more information and to apply, go to:
Applications will be reviewed starting 01/01/2016.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.