Lecturer Chinese Language (Providence, RI)

The Department of East Asian Studies at Brown University seeks to fill up to two full-time, regular Lecturer and/or Senior Lecturer positions in Chinese language, on a three-year renewable basis, effective July 1, 2018. M.A. degree in Chinese literature, culture, linguistics, or pedagogy is required and Ph.D. degree in above fields is preferred. Candidates should be able to teach at all levels of the program with native or near-native fluency in Chinese (Mandarin) and a strong command of English. Priority will be given to those candidates who have independently taught Chinese to English-speaking students at the college level.

In addition to an excellent record of teaching, candidates who apply for Senior Lecturer position need to demonstrate experiences and accomplishments in coordinating a college-level Chinese language program, organizing academic events, publishing research papers, and/or leading regional, national or international language organizations. Candidates will generally only be considered at the rank of senior lecturer if they already hold equivalent rank at their current institution.

For the position of Lecturer; please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a list of courses taught, syllabi, sample teaching materials, and teaching evaluations), and three letters of recommendation. Please also provide, via hyperlink, a web-accessible video of 30-minute classroom teaching. Please direct any inquiries to eas-search@brown.edu. Review of application will begin on November 15, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

For the position of Senior Lecturer; please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a list of courses taught, syllabi, sample teaching materials, and teaching evaluations), and three names of professional references and their contact information. Please also provide, via hyperlink, a web-accessible video of 30-minute classroom teaching. Please direct any inquiries to eas-search@brown.edu. Review of application will begin on November 15, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Link to apply: apply.interfolio.com/44896

Assistant Professor of Chinese (Logan, Utah)

The Department of Languages, Philosophy, & Communication Studies at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure-track position: Assistant Professor in Chinese (Job link: http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2804). Utah State University is located in a mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Candidates should have a Doctorate in Chinese language/culture or related field completed byAugust 13, 2018. Candidates should have the ability and willingness to teach a variety of courses and the ability to conduct scholarly research. Candidates must pass a background check, per university policy. Other qualifications include: Near native or native proficiency in Chinese and a high levels of proficiency in English, a desire to mentor students and an ability to compliment and enrich the current Chinese program. Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017 to receive full consideration. Visit our departmental web page at http://lpcs.usu.edu/ for more information about USU. The Department of Languages, Philosophy, & Communication Studies at Utah State University invites applications for a new assistant professor in Chinese. This is a teaching emphasis position, but also requires an active research agenda. This is a nine-month, academic-year, tenure track position to begin August, 2018. Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017 to receive full consideration.

Responsibilities:
1. Teach a variety of lower and upper division courses in Chinese language and culture.
2. Help build the Chinese language program and other related programs in the department, such as the Asian Studies or Global Communication majors.
3. Conduct and publish scholarly research in topics related to the Chinese language and/or culture.
4. Advise and mentor undergraduate students.
5. Serve in various departmental committees as needed.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Ph.D. in Chinese language/culture or related field completed by August 13, 2018;
2. Ability and willingness to teach all levels of Chinese language courses;
3. Demonstrated ability to conduct research and publish scholarly research;
4. Near-native or native proficiency in Chinese;
5. High level of English proficiency;
6. Ability and desire to mentor students;
7. Ability to complement, extend, and enrich the current strengths of the department;
8. Satisfactory background check per university policy.

Opportunity Type:
Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent of Time or Hours per Week:
100%

Advertised Salary:
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):
Cover Letter, Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness, Other, Research Statement, Resume/CV, Teaching Philosophy, Writing Samples

Other Required document types/Special Instructions to Applicants:
Other document: Please include a link to a 5-10 minute teaching demonstration.
Both the philosophy of teaching and the research statement should be one to two pages and should be written in both Chinese and English.

Your references will be sent an email from USU, asking them to upload a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

Mandarin Immersion Homeroom Teacher – Grade 3 (San Francisco, CA)

Presidio Knolls School (PKS), an innovative Mandarin immersion elementary school in San Francisco, is seeking an exceptional Grade 3 Mandarin immersion teacher.

School Overview
Founded in 2008 Presidio Knolls School (PKS) has grown rapidly establishing a unique position in Bay Area’s independent school community through its blend of progressive education and Mandarin immersion. Today, the school enrolls 319 students in preschool through fifth grade, and will continue to add one grade per year until 2020 when there will be a full preschool through eighth grade. The mission of Presidio Knolls School is unique in its blending of progressive education and Mandarin immersion—a curricular combination that has caught on with families across the Bay Area.

The progressive philosophy of Presidio Knolls School embraces kids as co-collaborators in their education—helping children to shape their own learning journey toward topics of greatest interest. The school has a commitment to social-emotional learning that pervades the culture of the school.

The PKS curriculum is project-based and interdisciplinary. Units of Exploration integrate math, science, social studies, art, drama, and movement around overarching topics of inquiry in English and Chinese, contextualizing all learning through a real-world lens. Critical to this approach is hands-on, experiential instruction. As such, learning often takes place outside of the classroom.

Grade 3 Mandarin Immersion Homeroom Teacher
PKS is seeking an exceptional elementary homeroom teacher with native level fluency in mandarin and expertise in teaching simplified Chinese to help develop our thriving and vibrant elementary school program. We are looking for a passionate, committed educator with experience in teaching self-contained classrooms, including math science and social studies within an inquiry based mandarin immersion context. We are seeking a teacher who has an entrepreneurial spirit, can employ modern instructional strategies in the classroom, and have aspirations to grow professionally with the long-term vision of the school.

Responsibilities
• Create a warm and caring classroom community
• Create a classroom space that is differentiated, engaging, responsive, and beautiful
• Identify and respond to individual students’ social and emotional needs, including learning differences in collaboration with Learning Specialist and Counselor
• Integrate technology as appropriate
• Create enrichment and extension opportunities for advanced students
• Use a variety of teaching techniques and strategies to engage students in learning
• Plan, design, and implement authentic assessment of student progress
• Plan and develop curricula and assessments with Grade 3 Team
• Write progress reports and conference with parents
• Participate in reflection and coaching activities
• Use documentation to make learning visible to the children and families; contribute to student portfolios
Skills & Qualifications
• Joy in working with children and assisting their progress
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience teaching in respective grade level, preferably in an immersion program
• Bilingual and bi-literate in Mandarin Chinese and English with native Mandarin Chinese proficiency, including ability to teach simplified and pinyin writing systems.
• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree desirable, CSET, CBEST, BCLAD or home country certification a plus: (http://www.ctc.ca.gov)
• Proven track record in achieving strong academic results using progressive educational best practices, specifically guided inquiry or project approach
• Contagious enthusiasm and charisma; the ability to engage and inspire students, parents and colleagues
• Creativity, excellent multitasking skills, and ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial start-up environment
• Outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Must have or be able to attain authorization to work in the US
• Must be able to pass a Livescan background check permitting employment in a school / childcare facility

Application Process
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to employment@presidioknolls.org. Please state the position of Grade 3 Mandarin Homeroom Teacher in the email subject line.

PKS offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Presidio Knolls School offers equal opportunity to all, is non-discriminatory and encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of background check.

Director of Educational Technology (Beijing, China)

In the northeastern suburbs of Beijing, a new school is reshaping the educational landscape of both Chinese and world schools.  Founded in 2014, Keystone Academy has reimagined the education of student global leaders.  Already with a growing enrollment of over 1,000 students in Foundation through Grade 12, Keystone integrates the best teaching and learning practices from Chinese, American, and international pedagogies and leans deliberately on the exemplary traditions and practices of the leading boarding schools.

Keystone Academy has state-of-the-art facilities for its library, maker, IT and design programs, not to mention arts and athletics.  Now, instructional technology — both integration of technology and technology curriculum — is among the next strategic initiatives for the school.  To this end, Keystone Academy has created a new position: Director of Educational Technology.  This person will oversee all aspects of its instructional technology program: curriculum, integration, and professional development.  The director will report to the Dean of Curriculum and serve on the school leadership team.

For more information and to download the job posting with application instructions, go to:

www.EdTechRecruiting.com/jobs/keystone

Please spread the word about this amazing opportunity!

IMPORTANT DATES

Application Deadline: October 9, 2017
On-Site Final Round: November 20 – 24, 2017
Decision Announced: December 31, 2017
Start Date: July 1, 2018 (or earlier if mutually agreeable)

SPECIFIC DUTIES

1. Technology Integration

• Supervise the technology integration specialists and coordinators across all divisions.  Serve as a role model for effective technology integration training.

• Ensure that faculty receive timely and thorough technology integration support for their classes.  Evaluate the effectiveness of various instructional technologies and training methods as they are implemented at Keystone.

• Develop guidelines, frameworks, and policies for effective and essential technology integration strategies across the different divisions.

2. Technology Curriculum

• Work closely with the Dean of Curriculum to ensure that educational technology is aligned with and serves the needs of the whole school’s curriculum.

• Coordinate the work of the technology teachers.

• Oversee the technology curriculum, from Foundation through Grade 12.  Coordinate with external department chairs, division directors, and technology teachers to ensure that curricular objectives are met — in terms of content and skill.

• Teach or co-teach lessons, student activities, or classes as needed.

3. Faculty Training and Professional Development

• Develop, deliver, and oversee faculty professional development experiences in the area of instructional technology.

• Ensure that a breadth of instructional technology learning opportunities exists, in terms of participant size (individual, small cohorts, and large groups), scope (one-time, on-going), timing (academic year, summer), delivery method (web-based, video, in-person, training documents), venue (on-campus, external), and modality (synchronous, asynchronous).

4. Departmental Leadership and Technology Vision

• Lead the development of an educational technology vision for Keystone.

• Manage all aspects the instructional technology department and program, including budgeting, staffing, and annual goals and objectives.

• Participate as an active and engaged member of the school leadership team.

• Serve on and/or oversee technology-related committees at the administrative, faculty and staff, and student levels.

• Evaluate emerging technology tools and innovative pedagogical methods, and guide senior academic leaders on strategic and operational decisions involving instructional technology hardware, software, and methodologies.

• Work closely with the department heads of IT, library, and design technology on issues and projects that overlap the multiple departments, including faculty training, technology support, instructional design, systems integration, and opening days planning, among others.

• Inspire the technology team and the broader faculty and administrator communities to model and support best practices in innovation, technology integration, and instructional design.

• Establish partnerships with outside organizations to support the strategic goals of the educational technology program at Keystone.

• Maintain an active presence in the local, regional, national, and international educational technology communities.

• Develop, maintain, and evaluate policies and procedures to ensure that instructional technologies are mission-appropriate and aligned with the school’s broader set of academic values and operational policies.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL QUALITIES

Keystone Academy is looking for candidates who can demonstrate

• Experience as a hands-on instructional technology integrator, and as a coordinator or director of an educational organization’s instructional technology program.  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is a minimum requirement, though a graduate degree in instructional technology, information systems, or related field is highly desirable.

• Authentic interest in both Chinese culture and language, and the core values of Keystone Academy.  Additionally, experience in an international educational setting or fluency in Mandarin and English are desirable but not required qualifications.

• A successful history of designing, implementing, and improving a broad spectrum of professional development experiences for educators.

• Experience proposing, piloting, and iterating through strategic projects in the areas of technology integration and instructional design.

• Experience teaching classes in a Foundation through Grade 12 educational setting.

• Experience as a supervisor and organizational leader, including: direct personnel management, project management, staff development and training, and committee leadership.

• A passion for educational technology, instructional design, pedagogical innovation, and professional growth, and a capacity to instill that passion in others.

• Excellent relational and communication skills.

• A collaborative, cooperative, and patient mindset.

• Visionary leadership aligned with the needs of a dynamic and diverse faculty and staff.

• Capability to lift up to 11 kilograms (25 pounds) and access hardware in hard-to-reach spaces.

TO APPLY

Ed Tech Recruiting is acting on behalf of Keystone Academy to recruit exceptional professionals to fill this extraordinary opportunity.

For more information and to download the job posting with application instructions, go to:

www.EdTechRecruiting.com/jobs/keystone

Chinese Language Teacher (Sewanee, TN)

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School (www.sasweb.org) seeks a Chinese language teacher with an undergraduate and/or advanced degree in Chinese or a related field.

Responsibilities will include:

• Teaching four sections of language to students in grades 6-12
• Participating in departmental planning and curricular review
• Serving as an advisor
• Assisting with evening and weekend campus activities and supervision

Additional responsibilities will include coaching and/or teaching an afternoon program.

Qualifications – Candidates will be expected to have an undergraduate and/or advanced degree in Chinese language or a related field, a commitment to teaching, a willingness to fully participate in a boarding school environment, and an aptitude for responding with empathy to a diverse community of learners. Applicants with prior teaching experience, boarding school experience, interest in and experience with outdoor education, and/or the ability to coach a sport will be given special consideration.

Compensation – This is a full-time, academic year position. Salary is dependent on education and experience; teachers are given salary credit for teaching experience. Benefits include a tuition remission plan, health and dental insurance, worker’s compensation, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, pension plan, and eligibility for on-campus housing and meals and grants for professional enrichment and continuing education.

SAS is a co-ed, independent, Episcopal, boarding and day school serving 250 students in grades six through twelve. Students come from across the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Located in Sewanee, Tennessee, faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundant outdoor and cultural activities. SAS encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes, and artists. Students commonly participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities. The school is committed to intellectual, cultural, racial and economic diversity.

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications should be directed to the Search Committee. Please include a letter of introduction, a résumé, a teaching statement, and at least two professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close application when the position is filled.

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Direct applications and inquiries to:

Chinese Language Search Committee
c/o Andrea Booher (abooher@sasweb.org)
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Williamstown, MA)

The Department of Asian Studies at Williams College invites applications for a full-time one-year leave replacement position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese beginning in the Fall of 2018. The teaching load for this position is 5 courses per year. Qualifications include Ph.D. (ABD acceptable) in Chinese literature, linguistics, or a related field; native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English; strong teaching experience at the college level; and ability to teach all levels of Chinese language including advanced language courses, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.

Application should include a cover letter, CV, sample syllabus for one course to be taught in English and one course to be taught in Chinese, and three recommendation letters. In the cover letter, we ask you to speak to your ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. These materials must be submitted athttps://apply.interfolio.com/44316 by January 15, 2018. For questions about this position, please contact Professor Li Yu (Li.Yu@williams.edu), Chair of the Department of Asian Studies.

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students.  Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

Associate Teaching Professor/ Chinese Language Coordinator (Washington, DC)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Georgetown University invites applications for one non-tenure-track full-time Associate Teaching Professor position in Chinese, starting August 2018.   This is a teaching track position with possibility of promotion to full teaching professor. The candidate should be able to teach all levels of Chinese language courses as well as courses on Chinese linguistics, and work as the coordinator in charge of a large Chinese language program. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy or a related field with native or near native proficiency in Chinese and English. Experience teaching college-level Chinese in North America is required.  Experience as a coordinator in a college-level Chinese language program is preferred.

Please send a letter of application, CV (including courses taught), and a weblink to a 30 minute teaching demonstration clip to EALAC@georgetown.edu. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to the same address by the recommenders.

Applications must be received by October 25, 2017. The search committee will conduct preliminary interviews at the ACTFL Convention in Nashville on November 17-19, 2017.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)

The University of Notre Dame Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for the position of assistant professor in modern (including contemporary) Chinese literature and culture, beginning August 2018. This is a tenure-track position.
Preference will be given to candidates who can offer courses on modern literature, film, and/or popular culture. Responsibilities include teaching two undergraduate courses per semester, one of which may be a Chinese language class at the 4th Year or Advanced level, depending on program needs. Active programmatic involvement and close collaboration with our faculty to advance the Chinese language and culture program are also expected.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree required by date of appointment. To apply, please submit cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample of about 30 pages, and three letters of recommendation.
DEADLINE for application: October 15, 2017.
INSTRUCTIONS: Applications are only accepted through Interfolio ByCommittee. Please go to http://apptrkr.com/1061411; and follow directions to complete your application.
As an international Catholic, research university, the University of Notre Dame has made a significant commitment to furthering Asian studies, as evidenced in the founding of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and the opening of a new graduate School of Global Affairs, both of which are in network with our growing department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Information about Notre Dame is available at http://www.nd.edu; information about the Program of Chinese Language and Culture and the Department can be found at http://eastasian.nd.edu. Inquiries about the search may be directed to Professor Xiaoshan Yang, chair of the search committee, at xyang@nd.edu.
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor and Head of Language Programs, NYU Shanghai (Shanghai, China)

NYU Shanghai seeks a Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor and Head of Language Programs to oversee and develop its language programs. Currently these include required undergraduate courses in Chinese at the elementary to advanced levels; post-advanced courses in Chinese; and elementary Spanish and French courses. We anticipate expanding our offerings in the coming years to include a range of other languages. The study of Chinese and other languages is also integral to our developing graduate programs.

Responsibilities

The Head of Language Programs will report directly to the Dean of Arts and Sciences.  The primary responsibilities for this position include:
• Work closely with the Director of the Chinese language department;
• Together with the Director, work to enhance and expand Chinese language course offerings;
• Supervise the curricula in other languages and the faculty teaching them;
• Work with new and expanding majors and degree programs to incorporate language study;
• Work to establish symmetries and consistency among the NYU Shanghai language programs and the language programs in New York and Abu Dhabi (NYU’s degree granting campuses), as well as NYU’s study centers around the world;
• The Head of Language Programs will also work closely with the Director of NYU Shanghai’s Writing Program, which offers courses in expository and creative writing and English for Academic Purposes;
• Work on other relevant initiatives as assigned by the Dean.

The Head of Language Programs is expected to foster an environment that promotes excellence in language teaching and learning; incorporate new methodologies and technologies in language teaching and learning; promote the professional development of the instructional staff; assess the quality of the language courses and the student experience; and teach two courses a year in his or her discipline.

Requirements

An earned doctorate in a relevant field is required. Candidates should have demonstrated teaching excellence and an interest in teaching in a diverse, international setting. Familiarity with examinations for certification of language proficiency is desirable. Experience teaching non-native speakers of English preferred, but not required. This is a contract position with the possibility of renewal.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Candidates selected for interviews will be notified in October and November 2017. We intend to fill the position by December 2017.  The position will begin in August 2018.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation via this linkhttps://apply.interfolio.com/43672.  Please visit our websitehttps://shanghai.nyu.edu/en/about/work-here/open-positions-faculty for instructions and other information. If you have any questions, please e-mail pr46@nyu.edu.

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world’s great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU’s global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

Assistant Professor of Chinese (Middlebury, VT)

Assistant Professor of Chinese, Middlebury College, MIDDLEBURY, VT — The Greenberg-Starr Department of Chinese Language and Literature invites applicants for a full-time tenure track position in Chinese literary and/or cultural studies (any historical period, any discipline) and Chinese language beginning fall 2018. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2018, native or near-native proficiency in both Mandarin and English, and will teach, depending on the department’s needs and the qualifications of the candidate: 1) Chinese language courses at one or more levels from beginning to advanced, including courses on Chinese literature and culture taught in Chinese, and Classical Chinese; 2) courses on Chinese literature in translation; 3) courses taught in English on Chinese culture (e.g., film and television, popular culture, performance and visual art, print and material culture, internet culture, non-Han minority literature, global Sinophone literature and culture, etc.); 4) first year seminars; 5) College-wide courses such as introduction to world literature. The successful candidate will be able to innovate in the design and teaching of courses in Chinese literature and culture, dedicated to creative, effective, student-centered instruction, and enthusiastic about participation in a department with a tradition of team-work and commitment to high quality undergraduate education. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. Members of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the field are especially encouraged to apply. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to the search committee chair Hang Du; a curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching and research interests; a sample of scholarly work; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. More information is available at http://apptrkr.com/1029670. Review of completed applications will begin immediately; all dossiers must be completed by November 1, 2017. Questions may be sent to Chinese Department Chair Hang Du at hdu@middlebury.edu (please cc: Chinese Department Coordinator Nicole Patterson at npatters@middlebury.edu).

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here:http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks

Mandarin Teacher (Wilmette, IL)

DESCRIPTION:
1) This is a part-time (.5) position.
2) It is 5 days/week; 3 classes; one fifth grade & two sixth grade.
3) There is an existing curriculum.

Qualifications:  Valid IL educator licensure with proper endorsement (s).

*Prior teaching experience with middle school and junior high school students.
*Demonstrates native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English.
* Knowledge of Comprehensive Input (CI) and Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS) preferred.

Working Conditions:
$24,125.50 minimum annually with benefits. Actual compensation based on education and experience.

Application Procedure:
Complete an on-line application at wilmette39.org. You may upload materials (resume, transcripts, etc.) along with your application.  Please do not send paper copies of your materials.  Upon interviewing, materials may be requested.

Lecturer in Chinese at UC Davis (Davis, CA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Chinese for the 2017-18 academic year. Primary duties are to teach up to seven modern Chinese (Mandarin) courses at various levels as assigned. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment is renewable contingent on departmental teaching needs.

Requirements include: an MA or above in second-language pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, or another relevant field; native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English; and a demonstrable record of excellence in language teaching. The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., good knowledge of current developments in second language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching.

Complete applications should include: 1) a cover letter stating your qualifications, teaching philosophy and career plan, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching portfolio including syllabi, a sample of teaching materials, and student evaluations, with a (published or unpublished) academic or creative writing in CHINESE as a plus, 4) a 30-50 minute video of classroom teaching on a web-accessible hyperlink, and 5) three confidential letters of reference. Upload the application materials to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01663 by July 15, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.