Yoruba Teaching Opportunity at the University of Michigan

This is a job alert to you who can speak and also teach the Yoruba language fluently, come grab this Yoruba Teaching Opportunity at the University of Michigan.

You might be wondering why Yoruba language? This is because the University of Michigan has selected Yoruba as one of its major native languages that are compulsory for every student should partake in.

So are you a Master’s degree holder and native or near-native and fluent in the Yoruba language and prior teaching experience, come and get paid for speaking and teaching a language you love speaking.

About The Opportunity

The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites you for an academic year Lecturer I position to teach Intermediate Yoruba in the Fall 2020 and the Winter 2021 terms.

This position may be renewed for up to an additional two years. DAAS invites you for the position as a Lecturer I to begin August 31, 2020, to teach one three-credit course (33.33% effort).

NOTE: This is not a tenure track position. Successful candidates will teach a second-year Yoruba language course as part of the 2020-2021 academic year program.

You should have this at the back of your mind that, if you are an Ms.c degree holder and capable of teaching undergraduate students Yoruba language this job opportunity is for you.

Aim of The Yoruba Teaching Opportunity

The University of Michigan aims to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

This is a breakdown analysis of the necessary requirement and how to apply for this job opportunity.

  • JOB OPENING ID: 183907
  • JOB TITLE: LEO Lecturer I
  • WORK LOCATION: Ann Arbor Campus, Ann Arbor, MI
  • FULL/PART TIME: Part-Time
  • DEADLINE: 3 March2020


  • A Ph.D. is preferred.
  • You are likely to have substantial experience in interactive/intergroup dialogue and experiential teaching.
  • You must have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching which is highly desired.

Required Document

You are required to have the following document with you upon applying for the Yoruba Teaching Opportunity.

  • Cover letter explaining your qualifications and teaching philosophy.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Evidence of teaching experience (i.e., teaching evaluations).

Combine the above-listed requirement into one document.

Take note this that the University of Michigan will conduct a background check on all job upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

How to Apply

These are the guilded steps below you are to take in applying for the Yoruba Teaching Opportunity at the University of Michigan.

  • Click on the application button below to begin your application process.
  • The login portal will automatically open, click on the “Apply for job” button at the top right side of your screen.
  • The login access box will pop up on the screen, showing you some login features like (Username, Password, and Register) below.
  • Once you’ve clicked on the “Register Now” button, a fresh page will open for you to fill in your details, after filling in your details in the provided box, you then click submit.
  • You have successfully created a login account, you can now proceed to upload your credentials and get ready for a call up from the university to begin your career journey.

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