Job Opportunity - Burmese Language Lecturer, Cornell University

Job Opportunity - Burmese Language Lecturer, Cornell University

3 March 2015

Asian Studies, Cornell University

Position ID: Cornell-Asian Studies-MLL [#5390]

Position Title: Burmese Language Lecturer

Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty

Position Location: Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]

Subject Area: Asian Studies / Southeast Asian Studies

Appl Deadline: 2015/04/06* (posted 2015/02/26, listed until 2015/04/06)


The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Burmese language beginning July 1, 2015. Initial one-year probationary contract with possible renewal, contingent upon teaching performance, the continued needs of the department, and availability of funding.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree and native speaker-level compentency in written and spoken Burmese is required, as is the ability to teach all levls of Burmese, and prior college-level teaching experience. Also required is an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Burmese, knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language, and ability to work both in a team and independently. Applicants must be familiar with language-teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy and pedagogical materials available for Burmese language instruction.

Deadline for applications is April 6, 2015. Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application, cv, and three letters of recommendation as well as a link to a [secure] YouTube teaching demo to

Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to: 

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Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website:

·         Cover Letter

·         Curriculum Vitae

·         Teaching demo(s) (optional)

·         Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site  )

Further Info:


Department of Asian Studies
350 Rockefeller Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853