The Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages seeks applications for a pool of qualified fixed-term tutors for African Languages if the need arises. Please note that a position could be for one or more tutorials, depending on the needs of the department. It is possible that no positions are needed in some semesters. The review of applications is ongoing and continuous.
Responsibilities include working closely with the AFR coordinators to lead tutorials in the AFR program, and attending training meetings and biweekly progress meetings. Tutors will be evaluated by the AFR Teaching Coordinator.
Bachelor's degree or higher;
Native or near-native literate speaker of an African Language including, but not limited to: Bambara, Igbo, Twi, Xhosa, Wolof, Yoruba, Zulu.
Master's degree or Ph.D.
Required Application Materials
a cover letter;
current curriculum vitae;
statement of teaching/research philosophy that highlights candidate's alignment with some of our desired qualifications;
diversity statement, including any experience mentoring diverse students or faculty, or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how candidate will advance our goals of inclusive excellence;
names and email addresses of 3 potential referees.
Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website http://careers.msu.edu. For more information, contact Danielle Steider, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages at email@example.com.
Applications will be reviewed as needed.
The College of Arts & Letters recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.
The Department has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College of Arts & Letters’ distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and values diversity and inclusion asessential to achieving excellence.
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