Lecturer, Chinese Language (Atlanta, GA)

Applications accepted until 25/11/2019

The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) at Emory University in Atlanta, GA seeks a full-time lecturer in Chinese language and culture to begin Fall 2020. This is a three-year renewable position pending positive reviews. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Chinese language pedagogy, linguistics, applied linguistics or a closely related area (ABD in a rare case will be considered) and possess native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English. Experience in teaching undergraduates in North America and the ability to teach all levels of Chinese language courses are required.

The candidate will be expected to teach five courses per academic year in Chinese language, linguistics, and culture based on his or her qualifications, and play an important role in the development of the Chinese program. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies, familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction, and experience in developing innovative language learning projects are highly desirable.

Scholarly exchange is very active among faculty in our department, which includes the programs in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Russian. We also collaborate with colleagues in the East Asian Studies Program and Linguistics Program. The position is a professional career track with possibility of promotion (http://college.emory.edu/faculty/documents/faculty-advancement/lecture-track/lecture-track-appointment-review.pdf).

Please submit your cover letter, C.V., teaching statement, three letters of recommendation, and other supporting materials through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/66841. Please also include a statement outlining your experience and vision for teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Julie Darby (JDARBY@emory.edu) and Chinese Lecturer Search Committee, Dept. of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2019. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Chinese Language Lecturer (Brunswick, ME)

The Asian Studies Program at Bowdoin College invites applicants for the position of Lecturer in Chinese Language, to begin in July 2020. The initial appointment will be three years, contingent on successful review after the first year, with the possibility of additional renewal upon subsequent reviews. We seek candidates with native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; at least an MA in Linguistics, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition, or related field; and substantial teaching experience at the college level in the United States. The successful candidate will teach a 3/2 annual course load at all levels of the language curriculum, as well as contribute to the Chinese Language Program by participating in Chinese language table, student advising, and other co-curricular activities. Bowdoin provides conference travel support as well as competitive internal funding for research and other professional development.

Bowdoin is a community that warmly welcomes people of all backgrounds. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and from those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. In your application materials, please address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentoring would support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit 1) cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching statement, 4) video clips of classroom teaching, 5) one to two sets of most recent teaching evaluations, and 6) the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (32.7% students of color, 6% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu.

Tenure-Track position in Chinese (Worcester, MA)

NOTE: Review of candidates will begin immediately. For full consideration, please submit all application materials by September 28.

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Chinese to begin in August 2020. Candidates must have native or near native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English, a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment in applied or theoretical linguistics, language pedagogy, or a related field, and U.S.-based teaching experience in Chinese language at the college level.

This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure-track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a link to a recent video of yourself teaching elementary or intermediate Mandarin. Provide information about the location of the class and the level of the students in your video, the topic that your lesson covered, and the learning goals you had for the students in that class.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or service would support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/mission). The College values cultural and intellectual pluralism as integral to this mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program. Thus your application should highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/65790.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Studies (Atlanta, GA)

The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in modern and contemporary Chinese Studies to begin Fall 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in modern and contemporary Chinese literature, cultural studies, or related field. Current Ph.D. candidates should confirm in their cover letters that their Ph.D. will be awarded by August 1, 2020. Candidates must demonstrate an active research agenda and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and to development of graduate programming. The Department is particularly interested in candidates working across genres and media or whose scholarship is inter-disciplinary and inter-regional (within East Asia and beyond).

The successful candidate will play an important part in the development of the Chinese program within the Department. Teaching responsibilities are normally two courses per semester and will include survey courses in modern Chinese literature, courses in the candidate’s research specialization and others as dictated by curricular need. Candidates will also adhere to best practices and demonstrate an ability to advance Emory College’s goals of diversity and inclusion. Native or near native proficiency in both English and Chinese is required.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, C.V., short writing sample or published paper, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/65692. Please also include a statement outlining the candidate’s experience and vision for teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Maria Franca Sibau (maria.sibau@emory.edu) and the Chinese Modern and Contemporary Chinese Studies Search Committee, Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Faculty in Chinese Language and Literature (Baltimore, MD)

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Baltimore, a partnership between Bard College and the Baltimore City Public Schools in Baltimore, Maryland, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Chinese Language and Literature, beginning August 2019. Field of specialization is open.

The Bard early colleges enable talented and highly motivated students to complete a high school diploma and an Associate of Arts degree from Bard College within four years of study. The academic program emphasizes small classes and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body.

The successful applicant for this position must be committed to teaching classes at both the high school and college levels. In addition, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including student advising, club advising, and committee service. An M.A. in Chinese language and/or literature or related field and dedication to teaching are required. Candidates who will have a Ph.D. at the time of employment, or who are ABD, with high school and/or college teaching experience are preferred.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, one-page teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/62962. Inquiries about vacant positions, can be submitted to Dr. Francesca Gamber, Principal, at:fgamber@bhsec.bard.edu. Review of applications to begin immediately.

This position is contingent upon passing Baltimore City Public Schools pre-employment screening process and availability of funds. Work authorization in the United States is required for all BHSEC Baltimore faculty positions.

Bard High School Early College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Please see the Bard employee handbook for more information about the employee policies of the College.

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Assistant Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Translation and Interpreting (Hong Kong)

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

Assistant Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Translation and Interpreting (two posts) (Ref. 19072217)

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. One of the core missions of the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is to promote and develop studies of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese contexts. It has built a reputation in Applied Chinese Language Studies, and seeks to extend its strength in areas like Bilingualism (including Translation and Interpreting), Intercultural Communication and East Asian Studies. Another mission of the Department is to offer profession-oriented programmes that meet the career aspirations of young adults in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Greater China. It offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programmes in Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Speech Therapy, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Translating & Interpreting, and Bilingual Corporate Communication. It also offers courses in Korean/Japanese language and culture at bachelor’s level. Within the Department, there is a Centre for Translation Studies, a PolyU-PekingU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, a Speech Therapy Unit, and a Research Centre for Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience. The Department has over 40 full-time academic and teaching staff members. More information about the CBS Department may be found at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/.

The appointees will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic research in their areas of expertise, including but not limited to making applications for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management; (e) render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large; and (f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with the specialism in i) Clinical Linguistics, Special Education Needs, Language Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuroscience or Computational Linguistics with usage of language technology in digital humanities and big data analytics, additional expertise in other areas of the humanities such as media studies or language and literature will be a significant advantage; ii) Bilingual Corporate Communication, Intercultural Communication, Bilingualism/Multilingualism, Chinese Language Education or related fields; iii) Cantonese Linguistics (e.g. Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics or Phonology); or (iv) Chinese-English or English-Chinese Translation & Interpreting (involving Cantonese and/or Mandarin); (b) relevant post-qualification teaching and research experience and a proven record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; (c) a high level of fluency in English; and (d) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.

Applicants should normally have evidence-based research experience (as supported by evidence of research projects and outputs). Experience of postdoctoral research positions will be a plus but not required.

For the post in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication, preference will be given to those who are fluent in Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication (Hong Kong)

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication (Ref. 19072216)

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. One of the core missions of the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is to promote and develop studies of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese contexts. It has built a reputation in Applied Chinese Language Studies, and seeks to extend its strength in areas like Bilingualism (including Translation and Interpreting), Intercultural Communication and East Asian Studies. Another mission of the Department is to offer profession-oriented programmes that meet the career aspirations of young adults in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Greater China. It offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programmes in Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Speech Therapy, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Translating & Interpreting, and Bilingual Corporate Communication. It also offers courses in Korean/Japanese language and culture at bachelor’s level. Within the Department, there is a Centre for Translation Studies, a PolyU-PekingU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, a Speech Therapy Unit, and a Research Centre for Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience . The Department has over 40 full-time academic and teaching staff members. More information about the CBS Department may be found at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/.

The appointee will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic research in his/her areas of expertise, including but not limited to making applications for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management; (e) render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large; (f) provide academic leadership in his/her areas of expertise; and (g) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with one of the following specialisms: i) Clinical Linguistics, Special Education Needs, Language Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuroscience or Computational Linguistics with usage of language technology in digital humanities and big data analytics. Additional expertise in other areas of the humanities such as media studies or language and literature will be a significant advantage; or Bilingual Corporate Communication, Intercultural Communication, Bilingualism/Multilingualism, Chinese Language Education or related fields; (b) substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience and an excellent record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; (c) a high level of fluency in English; and (d) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.

Preference will be given to those who are fluent in Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Professor level. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.]

Application

Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

Lecturer of Chinese (Tempe, AZ)

Lecturer of Chinese (Job #12959)
Arizona State University
School of International Letters and Cultures

The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) Chinese Flagship program at Arizona State University (Tempe campus) invites applications for a full-time Chinese Lecturer with an anticipated start date of September 2019. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position, 9-month appointment (August 16 – May 15), open now for the 2019–2020 academic year. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. The person will teach 6 courses a year in the lower and upper division undergraduate curriculum of the Chinese Language Flagship Program, administer tutorials, perform administrative tasks for the Chinese Language Flagship Program, and participate in program-related activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area, such as the teaching of Chinese as a foreign language, or Chinese language and literature by time of appointment.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English.
  • At least two years of prior experience of teaching Chinese at the university level.
  • Experience in proficiency-oriented, and task-based teaching.
  • Experience in content-based and project-based instruction.
  • Proficiency in using modern technology for language instruction.
  • Experience organizing and overseeing study abroad programs.
  • Experience working with diverse groups/populations.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with standardized tests such as OPI OPIc, and STAMP tests.
  • Experience performing administrative tasks in a university’s academic program
  • Experience with blended teaching and learning
  • Familiarity with on-line Chinese language courses
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of underrepresented student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

To apply, submit the following electronically https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14044 : 1) a current curriculum vitae; 2) a letter addressed to Liao Jianling, Search Committee Chair, outlining how the applicant’s experiences fit the qualifications listed above; 3) copies of teaching evaluations; and) the names, positions, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references, who may be contacted directly by academicjobsonline or by the committee.

Application deadline is August 26, 2019; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment. By policy, the successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by time of hire.

For further information contact Prof. Liao Jianling, 480 727–3257, Jianling.liao@asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Lecturer in Chinese (Kingston, RI)

Position is full-time academic year, limited to 06-20-2020, with anticipated renewable.

Teach Chinese language courses at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Teach in the Chinese Language Flagship Program as needed. The position also requires doing some administrative work for the Chinese Language Flagship Program and participate in program-related activities.

Visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for posting (F00148). Please attach the following 2 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Profile Application: (#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position (as one complete pdf document) and (#2) Curriculum Vitae.

Important note: Please have 3 letters of recommendation emailed by the referees directly to Dr. Wayne He, Search Chair, at: Flagship@etal.uri.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by June 29, 2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by July 13, 2019. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (July 13, 2019) may not be given full consideration.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.

The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

Lecturer of Chinese (San Diego, CA)

The Department of Languages, Cultures and Literatures at the University of San Diego seeks an experienced and dynamic instructor to join our growing Chinese Program. This is a benefits-based full-time position with the possibility of renewal contingent on satisfactory performance, student enrollment, and approval of the College. The candidate must have demonstrated excellence in teaching both lower-division and upper-division Chinese language courses at a university or college, preferably with some experience teaching courses on Chinese literature, film and culture.

Requirements: We require an MA or PhD in Chinese language and culture, specifically, classical/pre-modern Chinese literature, modern Chinese literature, or related fields such as comparative literature or second language acquisition.  Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and, upon hire, will undergo a pre-employment background check.

Job description: Teaches six 3-unit courses per academic year; works with the program director to design and develop courses in the candidate’s area of expertise and to fulfill the university’s CORE requirements; applies for grants to support co-curricular activities; plans and organizes student activities; advises Chinese minors and the Chinese Club.

Salary: $43,992 (commensurate with degree and years of college-level teaching experience). Description of benefits posted at https://www.sandiego.edu/hr/benefits/.

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. If interested, please email a cover letter and a CV to Dr. Mei Yang (myang@sandiego.edu). Candidates who meet the qualifications will be contacted for further documents.

Lecturer in Chinese (Iowa City, IA)

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The University of Iowa announces an opening for a full-time, non-tenure, Instructional Faculty track Lecturer position for the academic year 2019-20, beginning August 21, 2019, renewable for a total of three years (2019-2022) and renewable thereafter in three year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Applications to start the appointment in January 2020 will also be considered. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This track does not include the possibility of tenure, but otherwise parallels the tenure track with various ranks (Lecturer, Associate Professor of Instruction, Professor of Instruction). More information about the Instructional Track can be found on the Provost’s website athttps://provost.uiowa.edu/instructional-faculty-track-appointments. Responsibilities include: teaching three classes (up to 12 credit hours) per semester from lower to upper level language courses including a classical Chinese course, supervising graduate teaching assistants, and assisting the Chinese program coordinator with program development.

Qualifications: native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; PhD in Second Language Acquisition with focus on Chinese, Chinese Applied Linguistics, or related fields; extensive experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university level in North America. Experience in teaching business Chinese, in technology-based Chinese L2 instruction and courseware design, and in leading summer study abroad program are desirable.

To apply, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #73681. The application materials must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, samples of the most recent course evaluation by students, three letters of recommendation, and a video of 30-minute Chinese class taught by the applicant. (Note: Please post the teaching recording online and indicate URL in the letter of application and the curriculum vitae). Screening begins May 22, 2019 with interviews conducted by telephone or videoconference after May 22, 2019.

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (Iowa City, IA)

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Iowa seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in modern Chinese literature and culture for the 2019-2020 academic year, with the possibility of renewal pending collegiate approval and demonstration excellence in teaching.

The successful candidate will teach courses in modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture, including a general education course entitled Asian Humanities: China (in both semesters), as well as self-designed courses in cinema and Chinese popular culture. The normal teaching load, contingent upon enrollments, is six courses per year (at least a minimum of 18 s.h.). The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty in programmatic activities, including potential interactions with international writers working in Chinese through the university’s International Writing Program (IWP).

Required qualifications:
• Ph.D. with specialization in modern Chinese literature and culture, which must be in hand by the time of appointment.
• Native or near native fluency in English and Chinese.
• Experience teaching courses in modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture

Desired qualifications:
• Secondary research interests in Chinese cinema

Application materials should be sent to https://jobs.uiowa.edu and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition number 73665. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin May 10 until the position is filled, with interviews conducted by telephone or videoconference.

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department reflect this commitment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.

Flex Chinese Instructor Florida Certified (FL)

To Apply Please Visit: https://www.flvs.net/careers

Job Title:  Flex Chinese Instructor Florida Certified

Contract Type:  12 Month

Annual Salary:  $48,331.00

Location:  Remote Office or School Based Facility as assigned

Job Description Summary:
Our Mission is to deliver a high quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.
FLVS does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other reason prohibited by law.

The Position:
Position General Summary:
The Instructor provides an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth.  The Instructor organizes and implements an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with FLVS and state policies and laws.

Salary:  Instructor‐ 12 Month ($48,331/annual)

Essential Position Functions:
-Plan, prepare, and implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
-Identify, select, create and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
-Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offer plans for improvement
-Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures
-Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process
-Communicate with students, parents, and internal and external professionals within established timelines
-Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment for students by participating in activities which include, but are not limited to, team teaching, meetings, staff development, communities of practice, and various committees
-Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community members
-Ensure that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification
-Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, schools, and colleagues measured by FLVS district/school survey results
-Meet specific course and school-wide student performance goals
-Demonstrate gains in student performance
-Participate in research and presentations about online teaching; this may include activities such as, authoring articles, hosting workshops, sharing of information for professional growth, and student outreach events and activities
-Participate in blended learning models, which includes both on-line and classroom instruction and interaction with students at various schools and districts across the state; may be required to report to an assigned school
-May be responsible for instructional tutoring
-Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others
-All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties as required.)

Minimum Requirements:
Education/Licensure/Certification:
-Bachelor’s Degree
-Valid Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in content area assigned OR proof of active enrollment in a stated-approved EPI or MAT program AND either a valid Florida state-issued Statement of Eligibility OR valid Temporary Certificate in content area assigned
-Endorsements as required by Florida Department of Education

Experience:
-One year successful teaching experience within subject area OR successful completion of an FLVS instructional internship program OR current enrollment in an approved EPI or MAT program
-Three years’ teaching experience, preferred

Knowledge, abilities and skills:
-Operational knowledge of the Internet and Web-related technologies
-Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
-Work independently with little direct supervision
-Demonstrated ability to collaborate on group projects and work as part of a team
-Must be responsible, accountable and self-motivated
-Demonstrated strong work ethic to achieve school goals
-Display effective prioritizing, organizing, and time-management skills; ability to meet aggressive deadlines
-Ability to learn and apply all required and recommended FLVS computer applications to create efficiency and consistency in internal workflows and instructional practices
-Demonstrated ability to successfully support the FLVS core competencies, values, and expectation for student-centered behaviors

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:
Location: Remote Office or School-Based Facility as assigned
Frequency of travel:  Occasional travel may be required to various schools as daily work locations, as well as lab visits, meetings, trainings, and conferences; assigned locations will vary, and may require overnight stays
Light physical activities and efforts required working in an office environment

(Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Easton, PA)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese
Lafayette College
Easton, PA
Full Time, Non-Tenure Track

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Chinese for the 2019-2020 academic year. Area of specialization open. The appointment will begin July 1, 2019. The teaching load is 3/3.

The College seeks a dynamic teacher to teach Chinese language courses at all levels of the
undergraduate Chinese program. Experience in teaching Chinese language courses in a North American university and the ability to contribute to the Asian Studies program are preferred.

Requirements:
• ABD or Ph.D. at time of interview.
• Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English.

Apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a statement outlining your teaching philosophy to http://apply.interfolio.com/62413.

As part of your cover letter, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the college’s diversity statement (https://about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement/)

We will begin reviewing applications on May 10, 2019. Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Markus Dubischar (dubischm@lafayette.edu).

About Lafayette College:
Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts and engineering institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community that is inclusive, responsive, and supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

China Program Coordinator (Omaha, NE)

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is seeking a China Program Coordinator.

The China Program Coordinator position is a two-year temporary, benefits eligible position and contingent upon continued funding after two years.  The primary purpose of the China Program Coordinator is to ensure international students from Guangzhou College of Commerce (GCC), and potentially elsewhere in China, are provided with the support necessary to ensure they are able to succeed at UNO.  The coordinator will provide a high level of customized care and oversight for these students as they transition to UNO and complete their degrees. This includes identifying social, academic, and cultural challenges of students and developing programs to address these issues in coordination with appropriate UNO and/or partner institution faculty/staff/offices. This position requires flexibility and the ability to establish priorities and manage multiple demands in a fast-paced environment. Reports, database use, and student programming also require attention to detail, strong organizational and analytical skills.

The coordinator must have the ability to relate well to students, scholars, and others from diverse cultural backgrounds. This position requires collaboration in the planning and implementation of orientation programs, cross-cultural activities, and student support services with the campus and community. In addition, the coordinator must have a strong commitment to being a team member in a comprehensive international office to serve new and continuing students with a student-centered approach. The coordinator will act as a liaison assisting with advising as it pertains to Immigration regulations. This position is frequently on call after hours.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree
• 1 year international student advising experience and overseas study or living experience.  
• Able to speak Mandarin Chinese

Salary Information:
Commensurate with Experience

For questions, please contact UNO Human Resources at unohr@unomaha.edu

To apply, please visit: http://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/8193

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

Lecturer in Chinese (Notre Dame, IN)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Chinese language beginning August 2019. This initial one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal, furthers the development of a prospering program in Chinese. Responsibilities include teaching beginning through advanced Chinese, active involvement in language and culture activities, as well as close collaboration with faculty to build a rigorous and cohesive program. The position offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:
We are seeking highly skilled language instructors with native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English. Candidates are expected to have an M.A. or higher degree in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, linguistics, second language acquisition, or related field; and demonstrated success teaching Chinese at the college/university level in the United States. ABDs and Ph.Ds are encouraged to apply. 

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 collaborate regularly with our growing Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Information about the University is available at http://www.nd.edu; information about the Program in Chinese Language and Culture and the Department can be found athttp://eastasian.nd.edu

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Applications are being accepted now via Interfolio, and should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and two letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Apply at apply.interfolio.com/61975

Inquiries can be made to Rebecca McDaniel, Administrative Coordinator of the department, at rbrill@nd.edu.

Mandarin Chinese Teachers at K-12 Private Schools (USA)

Carney, Sandoe & Associates, an educational recruitment firm, is currently seeking Mandarin Chinese Teachers to fill positions at all levels the K-12 private and independent schools we work with across the country.

Our job placement service is free to job-seekers. By getting to know you personally — beyond just your resume — we provide you with customized, curated job opportunities that match your specific requirements (location, school type, position type, etc.) and skills, saving you the time of sorting through thousands of job postings.

Responsibilities of the Mandarin Chinese Teacher:

-Develop and implement a full Mandarin Chinese curriculum that meets the school’s mission and goals.
-Develop knowledge and skills essential to effectively teach students in the grade assigned.
-Promote students’ critical and creative thinking and analysis and develop instructional materials.
-Facilitate learning for all students using a variety of instructional methods, resources, and technological tools.

Requirements of the Teacher:

-Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language, Asian Studies, or a related subject is REQUIRED (even if you are a native speaker) 
-Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience at the K-12 level
-Ability to coach or lead extracurricular programs
-Travel or study abroad experience a plus
-Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

To Apply:

Interested candidates must complete our online application at https://candidates.carneysandoe.com/Account/Register

Visiting Instructor in Mandarin Chinese (Birmingham, AL)

Birmingham-Southern College invites applications for a full-time appointment in Mandarin Chinese. This position is a visiting instructor appointment for the 2019-2020 academic year; the successful candidate may be invited to apply for a possible future tenure track line. The teaching load is three courses per semester plus one January Exploration term course. BSC’s small collegial Modern Foreign Languages Department is committed to hiring a colleague with a genuine passion for teaching and proven success in the classroom. The College seeks a dynamic teacher to continue growing our recently established Chinese language program. The successful candidate will be fluent in both Mandarin Chinese and English and will have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant area at the time of appointment. The field of expertise is open. Experience in teaching undergraduates in a North American university is required, with a strong preference for candidates with experience in a liberal arts setting. Primary teaching responsibilities will include introductory and intermediate level Chinese language courses; the ability to teach courses in Chinese for the workplace is a plus. The successful candidate will understand and uphold the academic values of the College and will possess a strong commitment to academic rigor and excellence in undergraduate teaching in the liberal arts setting.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy that specifically addresses the liberal arts setting, two sample course syllabi, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates are also invited to submit teaching evaluations. All materials should be sent to Dr. Barbara Domcekova, Department of Modern Foreign Languages, Box 549029, Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL 35254. Materials can also be sent electronically to bdomceko@bsc.edu.

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. BSC is included in Pope’s Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College’s curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College’s faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu.

Birmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, which is the largest city in Alabama and a leading hub for banking and medical care and research in the Southeast. A vibrant center for entertainment, commerce, and recreational activities. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute; a symphony; a ballet; a zoo; botanical garden; the largest art museum in the Southeast; a world-class civil rights institute and annual art, music, and film festivals–as well as numerous opportunities for outdoor adventure activities. In 2015, Birmingham was ranked as the #1 “next hot food city” by Zagat’s.

BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. BSC is also committed to expanding the diversity of the faculty, staff and the student body and in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE

Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication (Hong Kong)

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.  

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication (Ref. 19032113)

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. One of the core missions of the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is to promote and develop studies of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese contexts. It has built a reputation in Applied Chinese Language Studies, and seeks to extend its strength in areas like Bilingualism (including Translation and Interpreting), Intercultural Communication and East Asian Studies. Another mission of the Department is to offer profession-oriented programmes that meet the career aspirations of young adults in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Greater China. It offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programmes in Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Speech Therapy, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Translating & Interpreting, and Bilingual Corporate Communication. It also offers courses in Korean/Japanese language and culture at bachelor’s level. Within the Department, there is a Centre for Translation Studies, a PolyU-PekingU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, a Speech Therapy Unit, and a Chinese Language Centre which provides training in Chinese language and Putonghua for the whole University. The Department has over 90 full-time academic and teaching staff members. More information about the CBS Department may be found at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/

The appointee will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic research in his/her areas of expertise, including but not limited to making applications for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management; (e) render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large; (f) provide academic leadership in his/her areas of expertise; and (g) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with one of the following specialisms: i) Clinical Linguistics, Special Education Needs, Language Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuroscience or Computational Linguistics with usage of language technology in digital humanities and big data analytics. Additional expertise in other areas of the humanities such as media studies or language and literature will be a significant advantage; or ii) Bilingual Corporate Communication, Intercultural Communication, Bilingualism/Multilingualism or related fields; (b) substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience and an excellent record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; (c) a high level of fluency in English; and (d) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.  

Preference will be given to those who are fluent in Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese.  

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Professor level.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application 

Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Consideration of applications will commence on 12 April 2019 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

Assistant Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Translation and Interpreting (two posts) (Ref. 19032114) (Hong Kong)

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.  

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

Assistant Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Translation and Interpreting (two posts) (Ref. 19032114)

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. One of the core missions of the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is to promote and develop studies of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese contexts. It has built a reputation in Applied Chinese Language Studies, and seeks to extend its strength in areas like Bilingualism (including Translation and Interpreting), Intercultural Communication and East Asian Studies. Another mission of the Department is to offer profession-oriented programmes that meet the career aspirations of young adults in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Greater China. It offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programmes in Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Speech Therapy, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Translating & Interpreting, and Bilingual Corporate Communication. It also offers courses in Korean/Japanese language and culture at bachelor’s level. Within the Department, there is a Centre for Translation Studies, a PolyU-PekingU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, a Speech Therapy Unit, and a Chinese Language Centre which provides training in Chinese language and Putonghua for the whole University. The Department has over 90 full-time academic and teaching staff members. More information about the CBS Department may be found at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/

The appointees will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic research in their areas of expertise, including but not limited to making applications for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management; (e) render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large; and (f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with the specialism in i) Clinical Linguistics, Special Education Needs, Language Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuroscience or Computational Linguistics with usage of language technology in digital humanities and big data analytics, additional expertise in other areas of the humanities such as media studies or language and literature will be a significant advantage; ii) Bilingual Corporate Communication, Intercultural Communication, Bilingualism/Multilingualism or related fields; iii) Cantonese Linguistics (e.g. Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics or Phonology); or (iv) Chinese-English or English-Chinese Translation & Interpreting (involving Cantonese and/or Mandarin); (b) relevant post-qualification teaching and research experience and a proven record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; (c) a high level of fluency in English; and (d) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.

Applicants should normally have evidence-based research experience (as supported by evidence of research projects and outputs). Experience of postdoctoral research positions will be a plus but not required. 

For the post in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication, preference will be given to those who are fluent in Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese. 

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.  

Application 

Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Consideration of applications will commence on 12 April 2019 until the positions are filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

Program Coordinator (San Francisco, CA)

Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University invites application for a full-time Program Coordinator position to begin in April 2019.

Job Description
Job Title: Program Coordinator (Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt I) – Confucius Institute, Division of International Education, San Francisco State University
Job ID: 10188
Location: On Campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Working Title
Program Coordinator

SF State University
San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

Applicants may visit titleix.sfsu.edu for more information on SF State’s policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing vpsaem@sfsu.edu.

San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus.  Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a “designated position” in the California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code.  The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Department: Confucius Institute

Department Description

The Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University (CISFSU) was established as the first home of the Confucius Institute in Western United States in July 2005, and was formally inaugurated in February 2006 in response to the increasing need for learning Chinese in the United States. 

The partner institution in China is Beijing Normal University. CISFSU has devoted every effort to encourage the growth of Chinese language programs in Northern California, and persisted in its commitment to developing and supporting Chinese language teaching, teacher training, and outreach and exchange. We have worked together with our partners to provide more opportunities for Chinese language learners and teachers at all level of education.

We have developed an activity plan which sets out to establish new courses in Chinese, creating new second language acquisition materials, training Chinese teachers and developing new curricula, developing textbook and teaching resource center, and promoting teaching credential programs. Major activities include Mandarin courses, teacher training programs, Chinese Language Bridge Cup Contests for K-12 Students, Chinese Bridge-Chinese Proficiency Competition for College Students, Summer Camps, seminars/conferences, community activities, and cultural events. SF State sees the CI as one of the important strategic opportunities to enhance its Chinese language learning and instruction, reach out to and serve the communities in Northern California and beyond, contribute to its goal of internationalization.

Appointment Type

Temporary CSUEU position:  Position to end on or before December 31, 2019.  Permanent status may be earned in this position if it is renewed for four years without a break in service in accordance with collective bargaining agreement provisions.

Time Base: Full-Time (1.0)

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday; 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Anticipated Hiring Range

$4,300.00 to $4,500.00 per month ($51,600.00 to $54,000.00 annually) 
Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Confucius Institute (CI) Director, the Program Coordinator provides complex administrative support to the Director and manages customer functions for CI, including general oversight of CI operations, facilities, and telephone and email inquiries. The incumbent is responsible for knowledge, interpretation and implementation of SF State and California State University (CSU) operating and administrative policies and procedures; and providing assistance in the planning and implementation of the programs, workshops, and activities of CI. The incumbent provides extensive budgetary analysis, financial planning, human resources support, administrative reports and account management for CI, in cooperation with visiting scholars and supporting the Division of International Education (DoIE). The incumbent works directly with faculty and students and assists the Director in supervising student staff. The incumbent supports the Director in performing a variety of administrative and technical support in financial management, office operation, and CI program design and coordination; completing travel forms, reimbursement requests, budget and expenditure reports; promoting programs such as Summer Camp in China for American Students and the Summer Institute for local Chinese language teachers; and organizing Chinese language programs and cultural activities, and outreach services in communities. The incumbent is responsible for other duties as assigned by the CI director, and assisting DoIE in administrative support, educational exchange programs, student service, and bilingual (English and Chinese) service.

Position Information

Confucius Institute Support and Customer Service
– Responsible for office customers service for CI, including answering telephones, managing general correspondence, and hours of operation.
– Respond to routine inquires, take messages and/or refer inquires as appropriate.
– Develop and maintain CI operational calendar and hours of operation.
– Develop, receive, review, and track program and event assessment forms from CI activities.
– Serve as the primary contact for all CI related requests and inquiries, such as requests for Chinese classes, presentations, training workshops, Chinese cultural events, Chinese proficiency tests, and Confucius Institute Scholarships and Chinese Bridge programs.
– Manage requests and distribution of outreach and materials, including event news and announcements on website. Refer visitors with inquiries to the appropriate office.

Administrative Coordination

– Support CI Director and team members.
– Responsible for ordering supplies.
– Maintain CI budget and expenditures.
– Responsible for coordinating Director and team members’ travel arrangements and completing travel claims.
– Recruit, hire, and train student staff, including the creation and maintenance of accurate training materials.
– Inform and assist CI team members with CSU and SFSU travel, budget, and approval protocol.
– Maintain budget request processes and protocol.
– Assist in the completion of Year-End reports in collaboration with CI Director.
– Contact appropriate campus departments to resolve functional and operational issues.
– Support faculty, staff, and students in daily office management, schedule CI meetings and campus special events.
– Draft correspondence/memos.
– Maintain the office files and programs materials.
– Research and submit service request to facilities and telecommunications.
– Coordinate CI activities and events.
– Compile and analyze data.
– Produce routine and ad hoc reports.

Program Coordination and Management

– Responsible for the annual update of communication and promotion materials.
– Develop and maintain program checking system.
– Research and develop administrative reports related to CI.
– Assist the Director in collaborating with campus community including, but not limited to, the academic  colleges /departments (in particular: Department of World Languages and Literatures, Graduate College of Education, Department of Psychology, Department of Cinema, College of Business, etc.), Dean of Students’ Office, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), International Programs, Risk Management, Human Resources, and Associated Students (with the goal of providing high quality Chinese language and culture programs for students, faculty and staff).
– Assist the Director in improving access and success for students from diverse language and cultural backgrounds.
– Support faculty and staff in providing information about CI to students and visitors.
– Manage the application/invitation, registration/confirmation processes for CI activities.
– Reserve facilities and arrange appropriate set-up and decorations for events, including ordering refreshments as appropriate, and preparing agenda and all other documents and presentations.
– Assist in the planning and implementation of on and off campus special events.

Support Division of International Education (DoIE)

– Perform administrative tasks in support DoIE in international outreach, particularly in the greater China areas, for recruitment and educational exchange programs, including planning events and assisting with services for international students and scholars, and bilingual (English and Chinese ) services.

Other Duties as Assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practice, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degrees and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

-Working knowledge of and ability to apply standard theories, principles, practices, and techniques applicable to the program and administrative specialty in order to develop conclusions and make recommendations.
-Thorough knowledge of the university policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to the applicable program and/or administrative specialty.
-Working knowledge and experiences of operational and fiscal analysis and techniques.
-Ability to work in a team and take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
-Skill in the research, development and evaluation of policies and programs, including the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
-Experience in team work and analyzing problems with a broad administrative impact and implications. Ability to anticipate problems and address them proactively.
-Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize, and present information and ideas in written or presentation form.
-Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction. 

Preferred Qualifications

– Bachelor’s Degree in Education/Language/Communication/ Management or a related discipline.
– Knowledge of Chinese language, culture, and history.
– Possession of strong bilingual (English and Chinese) communication skills and the ability to provide information accurately and effectively, both orally and in writing, to large groups and to individuals of culturally and economically diverse backgrounds.
– Ability to plan and coordinate Chinese language classes and Chinese cultural events programming.
– Proven background in educational program development including experience in Chinese language training development and working with faculty and students in diversity institutions.
– Proven background working with teachers and students on campus or in communities in promoting training workshops and conferences.
– Demonstrated skills to logically analyze complex situations and data and develop clear and concise reports or recommendations.
– Excellent organizational and team working skills.
– Two years of working experience with programs that address education and program management that impact the success of Chinese language teaching and learning.
– Particular knowledge of California and the CSU higher education environment.
– Demonstrated experience in supervising student assistants and excellent customers services skills.
– Computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
– Knowledge of a wide range of communication and design applications, including InDesign, Microsoft Office suite, Drupal, Adobe Creative, page layout software, html, email and social networking applications.
– Thorough knowledge of SFSU, its philosophy, policies and procedures, programs, and services related to quality education for students.
– Excellent time management skills, ability to effectively work independently, or in teams on multiple tasks or projects.
– Knowledge of University Fiscal Affairs, Procurement, Human Resources policies, practice & procedures, and experience in budgetary analysis, financial planning, including budget application and expenditure report to the Board of Directors of the Confucius Institute.
– Knowledge of PeopleSoft, Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS), Campus Solutions (CS), and iLearn.
– Previous office experience working with budget and personnel documents, and ability to produce statistical data/charts.
– Ability to work with changing deadlines and within time constraints.

Core competencies-embody the following competencies: 

– Bias toward collaboration and teamwork.
– Effective communication skills.
– Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis in problem solving and resolution.
– Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.
– Diversity and inclusion.
Environmental/Physical/Special
– Required to travel to off-campus locations for special events.
– Must have access to a car with current registration and automobile insurance to travel to school sites, college fairs, and pre-admissions events within California; if no access to a car, must make own transportation arrangements to meet outreach commitments on time. 
– Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff. 
Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Benefits

Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life’s Transitions.  SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University’s commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.

CSUEU Position

Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference. 
How to Apply

**THE ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM WILL ALLOW ONLY ONE FILE ATTACHMENT FOR EACH SUBMISSION**

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Submit an online application and upload in one file attachment your resume, cover letter, describing your specific qualifications for each position AND three (3) professional references who can comment upon your education and/or job related experience.

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Application Deadline: April 1, 2019.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.

Full-time Lecturer in the Chinese Language Program (Philadelphia, PA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of a full-time Lecturer in the Chinese Language Program for the academic year 2019-20. The appointment will be for one year with the possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years based on satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. Applicants for the position should possess at least a Master’s degree in Education or Humanities with a primary focus on Chinese language and culture, and pedagogy. They should have native or near-native competency in Mandarin and advanced level proficiency in English. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching all levels of Chinese language at the university or college level in the U.S. Duties include teaching language classes (6 courses per academic year), attending meetings of the Chinese language program, and working with the Director of the language program and China faculty on materials development.
Candidates should apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1423. Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for a minimum of two individuals who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. The University will contact the recommenders with instructions on how to submit their letters. We also encourage the applicants to upload additional documents if available: 1) recent teaching evaluations including written comments, 2) a link to a video recording of a class, and 3) a description of the video and relevant materials.
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html.)
The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Chinese Lecturer – Part-Time Renewable (Lexington, Virginia)

Part-Time Renewable Chinese Lecturer

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a part-time Chinese lecturer position to begin in late August 2019. This position is annually renewable, if there is need. Responsibilities include teaching Chinese language at all levels and active involvement with departmental activities. 

Qualifications: 
Master’s degree or higher in Chinese language, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, linguistics or related fields; native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English; demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese at the college level. 

Required Application Materials:
Applications should include the following items: a cover letter (please include a web-accessible link to a 20-minute video of your teaching demo), a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. 

Please submit your application at http://apply.interfolio.com/61315. Review of applications will begin on April 8, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Founded in 1749 and located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Washington and Lee University offers a unique academic setting of arts and sciences, commerce and law, and is consistently ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges. An affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, Washington and Lee University is deeply committed to building a multicultural educational environment and a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. 

Associate Professor in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

University: Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Department: International Chinese Education of the School of Humanities
Web Address: http://shss.sjtu.edu.cn

Specialty Areas:
Linguistics: Psycholinguistics, Computational Linguistics, Second 
Language Acquisition, Linguistic Typology, Applied Linguistics, Chinese 
Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese and English

Key Requirements:
The applicant should have a PhD degree in Linguistics conferred by an 
accredited university, have demonstrated good academic research 
abilities and potential, and be able to conduct independent academic 
research, give lectures, and mentor doctoral students. The applicant should also have at least one year’s experience of postdoctoral research or of teaching and independent research at an academic institution, and have outstanding research achievements that represent a higher academic level. 
The 
Holder of this position will not be granted with tenure until s/he goes through a formal review process successfully at end of a trial period of 3 years.

Salary and Benefits:
The salary and benefits will be in accordance with the regulations of 
Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Supporting Documents:
Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents 
with their application:
1. CV (including name, date of birth, current institution, contact 
information, a list of publications, major research and teaching areas, 
etc.)
2. Research and Teaching Statement
3. Three to five recent research samples (within five years)
Note: Three academic references or letters of recommendation are 
preferred but not required.

If you are interested in the position, please send the required documents to

hr.human@sjtu.edu.cn

and indicate your name and the position you apply for in the subject of 
the email, and how you have heard about this position in the email.

About the institution:
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) was founded in 1896 and is one of 
the highest ranking universities in China with a world-class reputation. 
The School of Humanities (SHSS) includes four categories of academic 
disciplines covering Chinese Language and Literature, History, 
Philosophy, and Arts. The School of Humanities has two undergraduate 
programs for disciplines of Chinese Language and Literature 
(Sino-foreign culture exchange) and Chinese Language (designed for 
overseas students); three undergraduate minor courses separately for 
Chinese Language and Literature, History, and Musicology; three Master 
degree programs separately for first-level discipline in Chinese 
Language and Literature, Chinese History, and Philosophy; one 
professional Master degree program for International Chinese Language 
Education; two doctoral programs in comparative literature and cultural 
theory, and Marxism. The total number of faculty and staff currently 
working in the School is 140 and there are 1700 students studying in the 
School.

If you have interest in the position or want to know more about the 
institution, you are welcomed to attend “The First SJTU International 
Young Scholars Forum on Humanities” in May (with your travel expense 
fully covered by SJTU). See below.

The First SJTU International Young Scholars Forum on Humanities

1. Introduction
Hosted by the School of Humanities, the First SJTU International Young 
Scholars Forum on Humanities is designed for outstanding young scholars 
all over the world. It is our hope that, through key lectures, seminars 
and talent exchanges, a platform will be established for worldwide young 
scholars with excellent academic background in literature, history, 
philosophy and art to promote understanding and share insights, that the 
development strategy, discipline construction, scientific research and 
faculty policies of SJTU and the School of Humanities can be fully 
understood, and that young scholars will be motivated to achieve their 
aspirations in SJTU, boosting the development of Humanities.

2. Schedule
Registration: May 17th, 2019
Forum: May 18th-19th, 2019
May 18th:
Morning: Opening Ceremony & Keynote Lectures
Afternoon: Academic Sessions &Seminars
May 19th:
Morning: Introduction of SJTU Policies & Campus Tour
Afternoon: Domain-specific Discussions, Talent Exchanges & Closing Ceremony
Address: School of Humanities, Minhang District, Shanghai Jiao Tong 
University

3.Selection Criteria
Applicants should have a doctoral degree conferred by an accredited 
university and are in their early teaching and research career years.

4.Academic Fields
Four disciplines will be involved in this Forum, namely Chinese Language 
& Literature, History, Philosophy, and Art Education. The principal 
academic directions are as follows:
Chinese Language Literature: Ancient Literature, Modern and Contemporary 
Literature, Literature and Art (including Literary Anthropology), 
Comparative Literature and World Literature, Folk Literature, Chinese 
Philology, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, including 
Psycholinguistics, Computational Linguistics, Second Language 
Acquisition, Linguistic Typology, Applied Linguistics, etc.
History: Chinese history, World history
Philosophy: Western Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy, Logic, Philosophy of 
Science
Art education: Musicology

5. How to Apply
Application: Complete the online application form on the school 
websitehttp://ph.echaoceshi.com/Humanities/Web/Apply.
Invitation: All the applications will be assessed by the 
departments(centers) in the school, and all the candidates will be 
evaluated by the school academic committee. Applicants who pass the 
assessment will receive an official invitation letter through email by 
mid-April 2019.
RSVP: Invited scholars are required to fill in a receipt within one week 
and confirm the participation.

6.Financial Assistance:
Board & Lodging: FULL SUPPORT
Travel Expenses: SJTU will offer reimbursement for round-trip travel 
expenses(economy class air ticket, hard sleeper ticket, or second-class 
high-speed rail ticket), for which original bills are required. Please 
hand in the bills(invoice of the flight, boarding pass, a copy of the 
passport, tickets) to the coordinator during the registration.

7. Contact Details:
Contact person: Ms. Song
Tel: 86-21-34208519
Email: hr.human@sjtu.edu.cn

Address: School of Humanities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 
Dongchuan Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, 200240, China

Chinese Language Teaching Assistant (Lancaster, PA)

Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year part-time teaching assistant (drill instructor) position in its Chinese Language Program, beginning Fall Semester 2019. 

Candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English, a B.A. in Chinese pedagogy, literature, linguistics, or a related field. M.A. and teaching experience are preferred, but not required. The successful candidate will teach drill sessions to elementary level students of Chinese, conduct one-on-one tutoring sessions with students of different levels, and assist students in learning the Chinese language and gaining an understanding of Chinese culture through a variety of co-curricular activities. Candidates should submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/60947): a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a sampling of teaching evaluations. Applicants must also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be submitted by referees directly to Interfolio. Inquiries may be directed to sshao@fandm.edu. Application review will begin March 11, 2019 until the position is filled. Applications will not be accepted after April 26, 2019.

The search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at 717-358-3995.