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Job: Polish language instructor.

The Department of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for the position of Polish language instructor, beginning Fall 2015. This is a part-time, one-year position as Lecturer, with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon a satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. Initial teaching load is one three-quarter sequence of Elementary Polish.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative instructor who has demonstrated excellence in teaching different levels of Polish language, including both non-heritage and heritage speakers, as well as a familiarity with contemporary instructional technologies. Complete fluency in Polish and English is required, as is an intimate knowledge of Polish culture. The ideal candidate should hold at least an M.A. in second-language acquisition and/or language pedagogy.

Applicants should apply online via UCLA Academic Recruit at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF01312. Please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement; and contact information for a minimum of three individuals who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. We also encourage the applicants to upload, if available, teaching evaluations and sample syllabi and assignments.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy – http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Ronald Vroon
Professor and Chair
UCLA Dept. of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures

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