Chinese Language Fellow (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Vassar College

Chinese Language Fellow

Department: Chinese & Japanese Department

Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time

Position Type: Administrator

Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled

Posting Number: 1001564

About Vassar College

Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for a difference. Candidates who can contribute to that goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

Vassar College is a smoke-free campus

Position Summary and Responsibilities
Vassar College invites applications for Chinese Language Fellow (Intern) for the 2019-20 academic year (late August, 2019 through May, 2020).

Qualifications

The Language Fellow, who must be a native level speaker of Chinese, assists the Chinese faculty members in preparing teaching materials and conducting drill sessions for 15 hours a week.

Language Fellows receive free room and board on Vassar’s campus in student housing for the academic year, a monthly stipend of $650 for 10 months, and health insurance coverage. They may also take up to two courses per semester free at Vassar. Language Fellows should at least have a B.A. and be fluent in English.

To apply, please send a cover letter, vita, an audio recording introducing yourself in both Chinese and English, and at least one recommendation letter to Peipei Qiu, Chair, Department of Chinese and Japanese, Box 285, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604 or (preferably) via email to chineseandjapanese@vassar.edu.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

Required Applicant Documents

Vita
Cover Letter
Other 1
Other 2

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately; this position will remain open until filled.

To Apply

All applicants must apply online at: http://apptrkr.com/1371791.

Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

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