Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese (Cambridge, MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates one or more openings for a full-time Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese expected to begin August 1, 2017, and to extend through June 30, 2018.  Drill instructors assist course heads in Chinese language classes, assist in preparation of teaching materials, and teach individual drill sections.  Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese; a bachelor’s degree or higher; experience teaching Chinese at the college level to students whose native language is English; and computer literacy.  Candidates with experience teaching intensive summer programs in China for U.S. college students (such as Harvard Beijing Academy) preferred.  Candidates with a master’s degree and advanced fluency in English are also preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references (who will be invited to upload letters of recommendation) to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7070. In addition, a 20-minute teaching demo of the applicant should be submitted by URL through the ARIeS portal, or a DVD of the applicant teaching sent to the following address:

Chair, Drill Instructor Search Committee
Chinese Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
Harvard University
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All application materials should be submitted by November 6, 2016. Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.