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Part-time Swahili Instructor Needed for the 2010-11 Academic Year.

UCLA is offering language classes in Swahili and Yoruba this fall and a part-time instructor is needed for two levels of Swahili.

Position Description:  Pending funding, The UCLA James S. Coleman African Studies Center seeks a part-time instructor or teaching assistant for Swahili for the 2010-11 Academic Year (23 September 2010 to 10 June 2011).  Classes meet 4 - 5 hours per week; instructors will be responsible for teaching, lesson planning, writing exams and quizzes, and grading student work, up to 20 hours per week.


Qualifications:  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 Swahili at the Superior proficiency level or beyond, and also have strong English skills.  Applications must have unrestricted work permits/visa status for U.S. employment.


Application Deadline:  Positions are open until filled.  Email applications preferred.


Application Materials Required: 

1.       Letter of application

2.       Curriculum vita

3.       Two letters of recommendation




UCLA James S. Coleman African Studies Center

10244 Bunche Hall, 405 Hilgard Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1310

RE:  Swahili Instructor Position




Questions?  Call 310-825-3686 or email


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


Information forwarded by the UCLA African Studies Center (ASC) –


For more info please contact:
African Studies Center

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