From: Angelica Baschiera [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: 15 October 2008 11:52 To: Angelica Baschiera Subject: JOB: Swahili Language Instructor Opening Lecturer in Swahili The Language Center at Stanford University invites applications for a full-time three-year position of Lecturer in Swahili beginning September 1, 2009. The position is renewable. Minimum qualifications are an MA in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and/or African Languages, Ph.D. preferable. Applicants should have experience teaching Swahili language as an instructor at the college level. Candidates should be able to teach Swahili language courses at all levels and should possess native or near-native fluency in Swahili with an excellent command of English. Familiarity with standards-based instruction and ACTFL OPI principles, with a commitment to pursuing rater/tester certification preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to assume leadership of the Swahili program and take an active role in the Center for African Studies. The salary is competitive. Applications, including current vita, the names of three persons who can serve as recommenders, and a brief description of teaching philosophy, should be mailed or faxed to Swahili Language Search Committee, Stanford Language Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2015. Fax number 650-725-9377. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Stanford University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Applications from minority and women candidates are especially encouraged. No phone inquiries please.