Vassar College invites applications for Chinese Language Fellow (Intern) for the 2017-18 academic year (late August, 2017 through May, 2018). Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Language Fellow, who must be a native speaker of Chinese, assists the Chinese faculty members in preparing teaching materials and conducting drill sessions for 12 hours a week. Language Fellows receive free room and board on Vassar’s campus in student housing for the academic year, a monthly stipend of $650 for 10 months, and health insurance coverage. They may also take up to two courses per semester free at Vassar. Language Fellows must have a B.A. and be fluent in English. To apply, please send a cover letter, vita, an audio recording introducing yourself in both Chinese and English, and at least one recommendation letter. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Please send applications to Peipei Qiu, Chair, Department of Chinese and Japanese, Box 285, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604 or (preferably) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.