The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins (SAIS) has been educating global leaders for more than 75 years. As a highly selective graduate institution with a distinguished faculty, SAIS consistently ranks as one of the top schools of international relations in the world. SAIS was founded to provide a practical approach to training students in international leadership and foreign relations, and to provide mid-career educational opportunities for those already working in related fields.
Language Studies Program The Language Studies Program (LSP) contributes to the school mission of enabling its students to better understand the world and improve it through the instruction of language and culture in the context of international relations. As part of the school graduation requirements, MA students need to pass a language proficiency exam in one of the languages taught at SAIS. The LSP is responsible for the language proficiency assessment of these students. To fulfill its mission, the LSP works in conjunction with the Office of Academic Affairs, Admissions and Student Affairs.
The Language Studies Program at SAIS invites applications for Fall 2020 and/or Spring 2021 for a roster of part-time language professionals in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian, Russian and Spanish.
The Language Studies Program seeks to recruit candidates for the following positions:
(a) Language Testers. The responsibilities of language testers will be to develop proficiency assessments in one of the above languages. Proficiency assessment. Credentials as language tester and native speaker fluency required.
(b) Language Lecturers. Minimum of five years of experience as language lecturer at college level required, and an interest in content-based instruction in topics of International Relations desired.
For Language Testers and/or Language Lecturers
Native Speaker fluency
Masters Degree in linguistics, foreign language instruction or related discipline.
Both testers and lecturers can work remotely or on-campus. We only consider applications from candidates that can legally work in the US.
Please include the following documents in your application:
Statement of teaching philosophy (for lecturers)
Course evaluations (for lecturers)
Language tester certification (for testers)
Internal Number: A-86128-2
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.