Lecturer in Swahili (Faculty Wage)
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training


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The Carter G Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies Department is seeking candidates for a faculty wage Lecturer to teach a Swahili language course in the daytime, evening and or/online for the 2022-2023 academic year.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year.

For more information about the department, please visit The Carter G. Woodson Institute.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's or PhD in Swahili or related field
  • Native or near native fluency in Swahili
  • Committed to excellence in the teaching of Swahili language.
  • Knowledge of instructional technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching beginning and intermediate Swahili at the College or University level

Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

  • Teaching one course in introductory or intermediate Swahili courses in the Fall and in the Spring semester
  • Preparation for on-line/distance-learning activities, syllabi, evaluation of students' work
  • Maintain accurate class and other records
  • Maintain office hours each week
  • Work cooperatively within the Department and University community.

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search on R0035001, and attach:

1. Cover letter or Letter of Interest

2. Current Curriculum Vitae

3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Official transcripts are due upon hire)

4. Summary of Teaching Evaluations

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification. (FSAKA)

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Jen Krahn, HR Specialist, at jak8w@virginia.edu


COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


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