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Yoruba, Zulu and Swahili Instructors -- Summer 2007

Pending sufficient course entrollments, the UCLA James S. Coleman African Studies Center seeks short-term instructors in Yoruba, Zulu and Swahili for the Language Intensives in LA program during Summer Session 2007 (25 June to 17 August).

One instructor will teach Introductory Yoruba and one will teach Intermediate Yoruba; Swahili and Zulu will be at the Introductory level. Classes meet 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Job duties will include teaching, lesson planning, writing exams and quizzes, grading student work, arranging for guest speakers, and participating in field trips (some of which may take place outside of class time). Candidates must be available to participate in training sessions both before and during the Summer Session. Employment will be for the Summer Session only.

Applicants should have teaching experience and a degree in a relevant discipline. (M.A. or other advanced degree preferred.) Experience with university students in the United States is a plus. Candidates should speak Yoruba, Zulu or Swahili at the Superior proficiency level or beyond, and also have strong English skills. Salary and title will be commensurate with experience and educational level. Deadline: 1 March 2007. Send letter of application, curriculum vita and two letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Katrina Daly Thompson, African Languages Coordinator UCLA James S. Coleman African Studies Center
Attn: Summer Sessions Instructor Search
10244 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1310

UCLA is an equal opportunity employer. Women and underrepresented group applicants are encouraged to apply.

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