Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Chinese as a Second Language (Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China)

Duke Kunshan University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Chinese language (Assistant or Associate Professor) in its Language and Culture Center. DKU offers an innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts undergraduate program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees, and the Language and Culture Center provides Chinese language courses at all levels to international students in this program. The successful candidate for this position may teach Chinese language courses at any level, but one component of this position will involve teaching upper level Chinese courses that have both content and language skill components.

The position starts in July 2021. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g. Chinese, applied linguistics, East Asian languages and cultures), and language teaching experience. In addition to mastery of spoken and written Chinese, candidates must also have strong English skills. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in traditional or modern Chinese culture (especially as related to the Jiangnan region) and/or intercultural communication. Ability to speak and coach learners of other languages (e.g. Japanese, Korean, Spanish) or other varieties of Chinese (e.g. Shanghainese, Suzhounese, Cantonese) is also an asset. Candidates should show promise of being able to produce the level and quality of research publication necessary for success in tenure review.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching/research statement, and also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16994. The search committee also invites letters of nomination for potential candidates. Questions about the positions and nominations and may be sent to lcc-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn using “Language and Culture Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2020; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DKU is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/). Our campus provides an elite, interdisciplinary liberal arts experience to a student body that will number 2000. The DKU model draws on the best of Duke’s educational experience and resources to reimagine undergraduate instruction in an intimate campus setting. A highly selective institution with an acceptance rate of <8%, the current student body represents over 50 countries. Students receive a DKU and a Duke degree. The current faculty to student ratio is 7:1. The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train. DKU provides competitive compensation, benefits and start-up packages. As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.

Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor in Chinese (Location: Notre Dame, IN)

 The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a full-time visiting lecturer position (Assistant Teaching Professor) in Chinese language beginning January 2021. This initial one-semester appointment may be renewable depending on students’ enrollments. 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. 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.

Applications are being accepted now via Interfolio, and should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, video clip of classroom teaching if it is available (15 minutes), statement of teaching philosophy, and two letters of recommendation. The deadline of the application is October 1, 2020, and continues until the position is filled. Apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/78752

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 at http://eastasian.nd.edu. Inquiries can be made to Professor Xiaoshan Yang, Chair of the search committee, at xyang@nd.edu.

Instructor of Chinese (Location: Grinnell, Iowa)

Title of position: Instructor of Chinese (3-term, starting October 2020)

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Chinese and Japanese invites applications for a three-term appointment at the rank of Instructor (M.A.) in Chinese beginning late-October 2020. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: Chinese language at all levels, Chinese Pedagogy, and Second Language Acquisition. The successful candidate will teach the lab sections of First-, Second-, and Third-Year Chinese.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility.

In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by September 25, 2020. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Jin Feng, at [ChineseSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3173.

Faculty Specialist in Chinese Language, Culture, and New Media (College Park, MD)

The University of Maryland Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS) seeks to hire a Faculty Specialist and/or Senior Faculty Specialist, based on qualifications, to support projects in Chinese language and culture, new media, social science, behavioral science, and/or data science. Projects may involve Chinese media, social media, culture, politics and other areas. The Faculty Specialist/Senior Faculty Specialist may support the development of social media data collection; the development of algorithms for data processing and analysis; and the development of GUIs, websites, and survey platforms. The Faculty Specialist/Senior Faculty Specialist is expected to take an active role in developing and advancing the research projects, working closely with other research faculty and scientists. Where relevant, the Faculty Specialist/Senior Faculty Specialist will contribute to publications or reports for clients. This is a full-time position. The position is available immediately and the search will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The initial appointment is for one year, with the opportunity for renewal thereafter. We especially encourage applications from women and members of minorities that are underrepresented in science.

Required qualifications: 

  • B.A. or higher degree in Chinese language and culture, or in a social science, behavioral science, or data science discipline utilizing Chinese language and culture; (a qualified applicant at the Senior Faculty Specialist may substitute for an M.A. at least 3 years’ professional experience in these areas, with the corresponding ability and training adequate to assembling data and assisting research);
  • Experience with analyzing Chinese language, particularly new media, for social, behavioral, or data science research;
  • Excellent English writing skills. Preferred qualifications:
  • Ability to work on an interdisciplinary team of diverse backgrounds, including computer scientists/programmers, mathematicians, social scientists, and linguists;
  • Ability to explain relevant details of Chinese language, culture, and new media usage to non-speakers of Chinese from various backgrounds;
  • Familiarity with digital representations of Chinese text (plus emoticons, emoji, and other such elements) and commonly used input methods;
  • Experience working with sensitive data and/or following IRB guidelines for working with human subjects;
  • U.S. citizenship with ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance.

An active security clearance is preferred. Interested parties should submit a resume or CV to: Application Deadline: (Open until filled). Email Address for Applications: jmadoo@arlis.umd.edu. Contact Information: Jacqueline Madoo.

Assistant Teaching Professor 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 (Assistant Teaching Professor) in Chinese language beginning August 2021.

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. 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 (Ph.D. preferred) 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.

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 at http://eastasian.nd.edu.

Applications are being accepted now via Interfolio, and should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, video clip of classroom teaching if it is available (15 minutes), statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. The deadline of the application is October 1, 2020. Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/78067 Inquiries can be made to Professor Xiaoshan Yang, Chair of the search committee, at xyang@nd.edu.

Chinese Language Teacher – Short-term (Los Angeles, CA)

Description of position

If you are interested, please apply at hw.com under the careers section. Harvard-Westlake, a coed, independent school in Los Angeles serving nearly 1600 students in grades 7-12, seeks to hire an exceptional and highly qualified educator to teach Chinese.

The opening is: A full-time short-term (October 19th to March 1st) substitute position at our Middle School (teaching Chinese I, II, and IIIH to students in grade 7-9). The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to deliver rich and effective language lessons, including speaking, reading, writing and grammatical skills; to work in a team environment; to teach a diverse group of students, including native and non-native Chinese speakers.

Teachers will be asked to: implement pre-existing syllabi, homework assignments, and materials in coordination with departmental colleagues for vertical and horizontal integration of curriculum; evaluate and grade students’ class performance, including assignments, assessments and papers; utilize a learning management platform to develop online course materials and learning tools; initiate, facilitate and moderate classroom discussions in the Chinese language to enhance students’ social and academic language skills; maintain student attendance records, grades and school administration documents as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations; work with students individually to evaluate learners’ verbal and grammatical difficulties, develop approaches to solving them, and ways to test their grammatical development; confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to address the progress of students’ linguistic development;

Harvard-Westlake actively strives to be a diverse and inclusive community in its educational, admission, and employment practices. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, or any other characteristic. We seek candidates who demonstrate sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members; have an ability to work flexibly, independently, and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds; and have a capacity to serve as a model of openness, generosity, and acceptance.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Education, Linguistics or related field, MA or Ph.D. preferred; Experience teaching Chinese as a second language in a school classroom environment; Fluency in Chinese; Ability to teach beginning and intermediate students; Strong communication skills and demonstrated collegiality and organization; Demonstrated ability to communicate concepts in a clear and concise manner to students and foster an innovative and creative learning environment.

Assistant Professor in 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 1,200. 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 Translation and Interpreting (Ref. 20070309) 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 area 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 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 in postdoctoral research will be a plus. [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 by post 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 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 in Chinese (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese beginning in fall 2020, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate will be able to adapt content delivery methods, teaching approaches, and pacing of existing Chinese course materials to high school students as appropriate, while maintaining university-level standards. This position entails teaching onsite at Forest Hills Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as well as occasionally teaching on Western Michigan University’s main campus in Kalamazoo. Additional responsibilities include service on Department, College, and University committees and regular participation in main campus activities. Information about the Department of World Languages and Literatures can be found at http://www.wmich.edu/languages.

M.A. in Chinese, applied linguistics, or related field and college or university teaching experience in North America required. Candidates must apply at https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs, where additional details about the position qualifications may be found. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As articulated in the College of Arts and Sciences Strategic Plan, we are committed to fostering a community of diverse, inclusive, equitable and globally-engaged scholars, learners and leaders. Western Michigan University is a learner-centered, discovery-driven and globally -engaged university. WMU is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese Language (Carlisle, PA)

The Department of East Asian Studies at Dickinson College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in Chinese language. The teaching load is six courses a year. Applicants should be prepared to teach Chinese at all levels. Prior experience in Chinese instruction at the university level is preferred, as is training in proficiency-oriented, task-based, and project-based teaching. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English is required.

Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically via QUEST (online application system) at https://jobs.dickinson.edu. Please include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Please direct all questions about the position to: Shawn Bender, Search Committee Chair, at benders@dickinson.edu.

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students. Dickinson prides itself on having dynamic faculty who combine excellent teaching and research. The College is located in Carlisle, PA. Carlisle is 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia. Dickinson College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

Director of Chinese Studies & World Languages (Hong Kong)

Director of Chinese Studies & World Languages | Hong Kong International School

Applications accepted until 7/29/2020

A co-educational PreK-12 private day school grounded in the Christian faith, Hong Kong International School (HKIS) serves over 2,800 students from around the world who seek an American college-preparatory education. Located in one of Asia’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities, HKIS has two idyllic campuses on the quieter south side of Hong Kong Island. The school’s Mission and Student Learning Results (SLRs) embody and recognize its Christian grounding, the cultural and religious diversity of the student body, and a focus on whole child development. HKIS provides educational excellence with a difference. Offering a challenging American-style curriculum with both international and multi-cultural elements, HKIS focuses on delivering exceptional teaching and is committed to nurturing each child to achieve his or her full potential. HKIS is dedicated to offering the best in academic and co-curricular excellence while supporting the socio-emotional needs of students, to ensure a solid foundation for a university education and a well-rounded life. HKIS seeks a Director of Chinese Studies and World Languages to provide leadership for the overall quality of the school’s Chinese Studies and World Languages programs, including the cultural studies of China and Hong Kong. The Director ensures alignment of curriculum from PreK through Grade 12 and embeds HKIS’s Chinese Culture Student Learning Result into the curricular program. The Director plays an important role in collaborating and consulting with Principals in their supervision and professional development of Chinese Studies and World Languages faculty to ensure the highest quality of language and cultural education is delivered. Equally important is collaborating with schoolwide administrators, faculty, and parents to meet student needs, monitor progress towards school goals, and foster a sense of community.

The complete position description can be found at:

https://www.carneysandoe.com/assets/HKIS-Dir.-of-Chinese-Studies-5.12.pdf

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF attachments in one email:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in the HKIS position;
  • Current résumé;
  • Statement of educational philosophy and practice;
  • List of five references with name, phone number, and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission) to: John Faubert Senior Consultant john.faubert@carneysandoe.comKaren Whitaker Search Consultant karen.whitaker@carneysandoe.com

Lecturer in Chinese (Tempe, AZ)

The School of International Letters & Cultures at Arizona State University (Tempe campus) invites applications for a position as Chinese Lecturer, with an anticipated start date of August 2020. This is a full-time grant-based, benefits eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (August 16 – May 15), with the possibility of renewal for four years depending on funding. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. The Lecturer will offer fall and spring courses online and on ground. Candidate should be prepared to 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. Learn more about the Chinese Language Flagship Program ASU by visiting: https://silc.asu.edu/chineseflagship

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
  • 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

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
  • Experience organizing and overseeing study abroad programs
  • Experience working with diverse groups/populations

The College values cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. To apply, candidates must submit application materials online at Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/75825 by June 9, 2020 5pm EST; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed: (1) a cover letter addressed to Joanne Tsao, Search Committee Chair, outlining teaching philosophy and including a description of how the applicant’s experiences fit the qualifications listed above, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) names and contact information of three references, (4) a teaching statement and a web link to Chinese teaching video of at least 20 minutes duration, (5) teaching evaluations for the most recent 3 years, and (6) a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

Questions about this position should be directed to Joanne Tsao, Search Committee Chair, at Joanne.Tsao@asu.edu. A background check is required for employment. 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. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD401) is located on the ASU website: (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX) In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Full-time Instructors (Oxford, MS)

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi seeks THREE full-time Instructors for its intensive Chinese Language Flagship Program, a federally-funded program, to begin in August, 2020. The instructor will teach all levels of Chinese language and culture following the program’s curriculum and guidelines.

Candidates must demonstrate substantial training and experience in teaching Chinese to American university students, as well as work in second language acquisition. M.A. degree or equivalent in Chinese, second language acquisition or linguistics and native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese are required. This 9-month position is renewable annually subject to on-going funding and pending positive evaluations. Visit https://careers.olemiss.edu to complete an application and upload your resume, names and contact information for three references, and a letter of application. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled or an adequate applicant pool is established.

The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.

Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese Language (Iowa City, IA)

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The University of Iowa is searching for a visiting faculty position beginning in August 2020 to teach courses in Chinese language. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible reappointment of one additional year, pending College approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary will be commensurate on rank. Responsibilities include: teaching three classes (up to 12-13 credit hours) per semester from lower to upper level language courses and assisting the Chinese program coordinator with program development.

Required qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or ABD in Second Language Acquisition with focus on Chinese
  • Native or near native fluency in Chinese and English
  • Extensive experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university level in North America
  • Extensive experience in online Chinese course development, administration, and instruction

Desired qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in courseware and course website design for different levels of Chinese courses
  • Organizing cultural activities

To apply, please visit jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #73937. 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 videotape of 30-minute Chinese class taught by the applicant. (Note: Please post the teaching videotape online and indicate URL in the letter of application and the curriculum vitae). Deadline for application is May 4, 2020. Screening begins immediately, with interviews conducted by telephone or videoconference after May 4, 2020.

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.

Lecturer in Chinese (Boston, MA)

Boston University, Department of World Languages & Literatures. Seeking a full-time lecturer to join Boston University’s Chinese language program, beginning Fall 2020. Position carries full benefits. Responsibilities will include teaching at all levels of BU’s thriving program in Chinese language and participating in curriculum development and other program activities. Minimum requirements include an MA in Chinese, second-language acquisition, applied linguistics, Chinese linguistics, literature, or a relevant field; native or near-native command of Chinese and English; demonstrated excellence in college-level Chinese language teaching in North America; leadership and administrative ability; and experience using technology in the language classroom. At Boston University the successful candidate will join a vibrant community of scholars of Chinese-speaking cultures and of the world’s languages, literatures, and cultures. Please use AcademicJobsOnline (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16265) to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three reference letters and, if available, a link to a teaching video. Additional materials will be requested subsequently from top candidates. Applications submitted through a website other than AcademicJobsOnline will not be considered. Please visit the following website for additional information about the World Languages & Literature Department (https://www.bu.edu/wll/). Preference will be given to applications received before May 1, 2020. Boston University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Elementary Mandarin Immersion Teacher (Indianapolis, Indiana)

ISI Mandarin Immersion Elementary Teacher The mission of the International School of Indiana is to provide our students with a world-class education that prepares them to be responsible citizens and effective leaders in a rapidly globalizing and interdependent world.

Overview: Elementary teachers at The International School of Indiana work in a multicultural environment with families, teachers and staff from around the world. Teachers work with a highly collaborative team of grade level colleagues, coordinators and specialists to implement a rigorous curriculum that is engaging and student centered.

Preferred qualifications, skills and experience: 

-Native speaker of Mandarin

-Fluent in English

-Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

-Primary Years Programme Experience

Responsibilities: 

-Develop and teach Units of Inquiry in a Mandarin immersion classroom

-Contribute to school programs and events

-Create positive educational climate for students using Positive Discipline Approach

-Participate in professional development

-Tutor students individually as needed

-Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities

-Communicate with parents in a positive and timely manner

Please submit resume to resumes@isind.org

Lecturer in Chinese (Philadelphia, PA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of a position as full-time Lecturer in the Chinese Language Program for the academic year 2020-21. The appointment will be for an initial year with the possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. Employee benefits are provided. Applicants for the position should demonstrate a primary focus on language education, and have received at least a Master’s degree in Education, Chinese (Mandarin) Language, Literature, Linguistics, or a related field. Native or near-native competency in Mandarin language and fluency in English are required. Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience at all levels of Chinese language at post-secondary institutions in the United States. Knowledge of and experience in current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies (especially content-based instruction) and meaningful application of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable. Duties include teaching Mandarin language classes (six classes per academic year) at any assigned levels, holding regular office hours, attending weekly meetings of the Chinese Language Program, and working with the Director of the Language Program and East Asia faculty on curriculum development and program articulation. Our program values interdisciplinary research, collaboration, and collegiality; is committed to promoting a culturally diverse intellectual community; and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and under-represented communities. Candidates should apply online at: https://apply.interfolio.com/75421. Please submit: a cover letter, CV, teaching statement; and contact information for a minimum of three 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 Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more 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.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Chinese (Shanghai, China)

NYU Shanghai invites applications for a position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor of Chinese. We seek candidates who have completed a PhD in Chinese literature or linguistics. NYU Shanghai is looking for dynamic individuals who are eager to contribute to its growing Chinese program through curricular development, innovative teaching, student-centered initiatives, faculty development, and participation in the intellectual life of NYU Shanghai. Appointments are for three years effective September 1, 2020, subject to a review at the end of the first year; contracts are renewable. We seek an eligible candidate who can:

–       Teach 4 courses per academic year

–       Advise senior capstone projects

–       Incorporate community engaged learning experiences into their courses

–       Work closely with language faculty to align learning outcomes across the curriculum

–       Contribute to service initiatives and maintain an active role in the NYU Shanghai academic community

–       Maintain an active research agenda

–       Work with the Director of World Languages to develop post-advanced Chinese courses in their area of expertise

About NYU Shanghai NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher-education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world’s great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU’s global vision of innovative research and transformative teaching, and who embody the global society in which we live. Qualifications Candidates must hold a PhD in their discipline and be able to teach advanced language courses and post-advanced language, literature, and/or culture courses. Three years of teaching experience and a record of research and publication in the field of specialization required; experience teaching non-native speakers of English preferred, but not required. Application Instructions To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, three references, and a teaching philosophy and statement of research interests by March 31, 2020. Applications are received via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/74949.

Visiting Lecturer, Chinese Language and Culture (Gainesville, FL)

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, Visiting Lecturer in Chinese Language and Culture, beginning August 16, 2020.

Requirements: M.A. degree or higher in Chinese language and culture or other relevant area, including second-language acquisition, linguistics, and language pedagogy. Other requirements include native or near-native proficiency in Chinese language and English, and at least one year of experience teaching Chinese language at a US college/university. Compensation: Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. Duties: (a) teach seven (7) undergraduate language classes per academic year, (b) collaborate with colleagues to ensure smooth articulation across the levels of language instruction, and (c) participate in course design and creation.

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is home to multiple language programs. It offers training in languages and cultures from all corners of the globe. From Swahili to Japanese, Russian to Arabic, we give our students the opportunity to become cross-cultural experts in an ever more internationalized world. The Department is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see https://diversity.clas.ufl.edu/diversity-statement/ for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities. Instructions for candidates: For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/74418 and must include 1) letter of application, 2) complete curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) sample sets of student evaluations, and 5) three confidential letters of recommendation.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by March 20, 2020, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applications received after March 20, 2020 may be considered at the discretion of the committee. Questions may be directed to Dr. Richard Wang, Chair, Chinese Search Committee, at rwang1@ufl.edu All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education. The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Early Childhood Chinese Language Teacher(Brooklyn, NY)

Whittle School & Studios is an endeavor to modernize Preschool to Grade 12 education to build the world’s best physical and connected environment for human learning and development. Our campuses are comprised of four divisions: Early Learning, Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School.  Designed by architect Renzo Piano and led by education entrepreneur Chris Whittle, we will be constructing 30 Preschool to Grade 12 schools in the world’s most vibrant cities over the next 10 years.

Our first two campuses opened Fall of 2019, located in Shenzhen, China, and Washington, DC. Our next endeavor will be a Fall 2020 launch of a phased-in Early Learning Center in Brooklyn, NY followed by its full opening in Fall of 2021.

Position Overview The Early Learning Center focuses on developing students ages three to six. At this age and division level, faculty use immersive language techniques and engage in mind and body awareness activities. They also structure community learning and choice time, project work, outside exploration, story time, workshop time, arts, and making. Our early learning program is based on the Reggio Emilia principles of respect, responsibility, and community. This approach recognizes the image of the individual child as a human with rights who has limitless potential for growth and uses Emergent Curriculum to co-create learning experiences that are derived from student interest and responses to provocations in the environment. Project-Based Learning and Mastery-Based Progression are used as frameworks within the Emergent Curriculum to work actively with hands, minds, and emotions in the context of the many expressive languages of children. Whittle is also inspired by key tenets of Reggio Emilia, including participation of families, collegial work of all personnel, the environment as the third teacher, group work, and the presence of an atelier. The Early Childhood Chinese Language Teacher will be inspired by the Reggio Emilia model grounded in student autonomy and discovery of the world. The Teacher will demonstrate practices that reflect this approach by encouraging student independence, spontaneity, curiosity, and by always asking more questions than giving answers. Respect for our young learners is at the core of the Early Learning program. The ELC Chinese Language Teacher partners with the English Language Teacher to plan and implement the dual language immersive Reggio inspired Early Learning Program for a designated cohort of students. This position is open for both our Washington, DC and Brooklyn, NY campus. To learn more about the responsibilities and qualifications, please visit our career page at https://www.whittleschool.org/en/careers/campus-openings to apply.

Applications accepted until 15/04/2020

Full-Time Chinese Language Lecturer (Educator Track), (Singapore)

Position Description Yale-NUS College is a liberal arts and sciences college with approximately 1000 students and 110 full-time faculty. The College is a collaboration between Yale University and the National University of Singapore. Yale-NUS students are intellectually outstanding, with an acceptance rate of less than 7%, and internationally diverse, representing over seventy countries. They go through a unique and rigorous Common Curriculum in the sciences, social sciences and humanities that combines Western and Eastern traditions with contemporary skills. The College seeks to hire a full-time Chinese Lecturer (Educator Track). The successful candidate is expected to teach Mandarin courses of different levels and contribute to the ongoing development of a comprehensive Chinese language program at Yale-NUS College. The appointment will be for an initial period of three (3) years, beginning in August 2020 with the possibility of contract renewal subject to good performance and the College’s teaching needs. Faculty receive highly competitive salaries and yearly travel and research allowance, with access on a competitive basis to substantial grant funding. Most faculty qualify for highly subsidized faculty housing. Yale-NUS College is located in Singapore, a multicultural city of six million at the heart of a vibrant region. Eligibility and Qualifications • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Chinese language, literature, culture, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or related field • Native or near-native proficiency in both English and Mandarin, and excellent oral and written communication skills • A proven record of excellent teaching at College level, creative and effective pedagogical approaches for undergraduate teaching and an interest in pedagogical research will be an advantage. Responsibilities • Teach three (3) Chinese language and culture courses per semester • Assist with Chinese curriculum development and related initiatives Application Procedure Applications should be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15988 Please submit the following materials (Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered.): • CV and Cover letter (in English) • Teaching statement (in English and Mandarin) • Teaching portfolio with sample classroom exercises, evidence of educational technology integration, and recent student evaluations • Copies of educational certificates and degrees • Three reference letters • Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a video sample of classroom teaching. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit materials before March 1, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. For all general inquiries, please contact humanities_division@yale-nus.edu.sg Equal Opportunity Employer Yale-NUS College achieves excellence through the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusivity, equity, and global engagement. We encourage applications by diverse individuals with a demonstrated commitment to continually support these values. For more information about the College, please visit https://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/ Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) Candidates should understand that by sharing information with Yale-NUS College, they authorize Yale-NUS College to use their personal data for the purposes of this application. The College will not use their data for other purposes and ensure that their data remains secure and confidential.

Applications accepted until March 1st, 2020.

Teaching Fellow in Chinese (Andover, MA)

Phillips Academy Andover, a college-preparatory boarding high school in Andover, MA, is seeking a Teaching Fellow in Chinese. The Teaching Fellow program offers those yet to begin a professional career a program of guided classroom work, professional seminars, and exposure to the theories and methods of experienced teaching faculty. In considering candidates for the Andover Teaching Fellowship, the school values academic excellence together with competencies complementary to the school’s Constitution and Statement of Purpose and to the Academy’s commitment to fostering a global, diverse, and inclusive academic community. While the teaching fellow appointment is for a single year, reappointment as a fellow is available to those with the desire to teach at Phillips Academy for a second year. Those reappointments are based on a high level of performance in the classroom, athletic coaching and residential life work as well as particular needs of the Academy in those three areas. Interested please apply through this Website: https://www.andover.edu/about/employment/teaching-fellowship-program.

Applications accepted until 21/03/2020

Teaching Fellow in Chinese (Clinton, New York)

The East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one year Teaching Fellow position in Chinese, beginning on August 1, 2020. The position can be renewed for one additional year, contingent on funding renewal and performance review. A B.A. or M.A. in Chinese language pedagogy or related areas and experience teaching Chinese as a second language are required. The teaching fellow will assist full-time faculty members in teaching Chinese language courses. Primary work responsibilities will include individual sessions and grading. The teaching fellow will receive a monthly stipend, room, board, health insurance, round-trip transportation to and from Hamilton College, and tuition benefits. To apply, submit a letter of application, C.V., transcript, and arrange for the submission of two confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/73964. Please also upload a teaching demonstration video to any video sharing website and indicate the download/view link in the letter of application. Questions may be addressed to Professor Masaaki Kamiya (mkamiya@hamilton.edu). Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates with complete application materials will be considered first. Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at http://www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/offices/dof/faculty-support-resources/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Associate Professor of the Practice, Chinese Language Coordinator (Middletown, CT)

Wesleyan University’s College of East Asian Studies (CEAS) invites applications for an Associate Professor of the Practice in East Asian Studies who will serve as our Chinese Language Coordinator beginning 1 July 2020. This is a 9-month position, for an initial four-year term, with the possibility of renewal and promotion. Teaching responsibilities include teaching five courses covering all levels of Chinese. Language Coordinator responsibilities include: managing the Chinese language program, with the primary responsibility of developing the Chinese language curriculum; conducting language placement exams; hiring and training Foreign Language Teaching Assistants, undergraduate teaching assistants, course assistants, and language partners; and organizing our Chinese Language Lunch program, as well as other co-curricular activities. The College of East Asian Studies is a three-year, interdisciplinary major program that offers its students and faculty extensive opportunities for interaction in East Asian languages. It is expected that the appointee will be an active participant in the College’s activities. CEAS and the University also emphasize the teacher-scholar model and welcome candidates that are eager to engage in this pedagogical approach, as well as use innovative teaching methods that incorporate technology and content-based pedagogy. Minimum qualifications are an MA in Chinese language, literature, or related field, at least five years’ experience teaching Chinese language as an instructor at the college level in the United States. To apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7239. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and documentation of teaching experience, including teaching statement, course syllabi and student evaluations. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies, experiences engaging a diverse student body, and any experience guiding or directing summer study abroad programs. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted online athttp://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7239. Applications completed by March 6, 2020 are guaranteed full consideration. Please contact Kathleen Norris (knorris@wesleyan.edu) if you have questions about the application process. Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771.

Chinese Language Lecturer (Princeton, New Jersey)

Princeton University. The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for full- or part-time Chinese language lecturer positions that may become available beginning September 1, 2020 or January 16, 2021. Possibility of renewal is contingent upon satisfactory performance and sufficient course enrollments. We seek candidates with a minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in disciplines such as Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese history, Chinese literature, or related fields. Ph.D. is preferred. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest, contact information for at least three references, and candidates must provide a web link to a 30-50 minute video of the candidate’s Chinese language teaching. Submission of a writing sample is optional (e.g., publications in Chinese or English, a dissertation chapter). Reference letters will be requested after a telephone interview. To apply, visit https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13721. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be conducted until any positions are filled. These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.

Mandarin Elementary Immersion Teacher (Phoenix, Arizona)

Full time elementary teaching position. Prepare and deliver content lessons in Mandarin, including Mandarin Language Arts, Math, and Science. Understand curriculum, subject content, developmental needs of students and plans using state standards and school curriculum to meet the needs of all students. Must be able to meet all Arizona Department of Education requirements for certification with advanced proficiency in Mandarin Chinese. Send CV to Hope.Loveland@dvusd.org and submit an online application at https://careers.dvusd.org/.

INSTRUCTOR OF CHINESE (West Point, NY)

As an Instructor of Chinese in the Department of Foreign Languages, you will develop, design, direct and teach undergraduate introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in the Chinese language and Chinese socio-cultural-political environment. You will mentor cadet capstone projects focused on solving regional problems through socio-linguistic and discourse analysis. You will provide academic counseling and mentorship to the undergraduate students (cadets) at the US Military Academy.

This is a full-time, non-renewable three-year appointment, in the excepted service to begin on or about 1 August 2020. This is not a tenure-track position. Candidates will be evaluated according to the following qualifications: advanced degree in Chinese (Ph.D. preferred); quality and depth of cultural, historical, and social knowledge of the Chinese-speaking world; native or near-native educated fluency in traditional-character based Chinese and English; evidence or promise of excellence in teaching at the college level; scholarship; commitment to high-quality undergraduate education, and track record of developing and managing overseas Chinese immersion programs, primarily in Taiwan. Competitive salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application deadline date is TBD.

To receive full consideration, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation, DD214 (if claiming veteran’s preference), and a copy of sponsor’s Permanent Change of Station orders (if claiming military spouse preference) by mail to: United States Military Academy, Department of Foreign Languages, ATTN: Mrs. Rose Maresco, West Point, New York 10996. For information contact: Mrs. Maresco at (845) 938-3152; email: rose.maresco@westpoint.edu. Moving expenses are not reimbursable. The Department of Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer. West Point and the Department of Foreign Languages is committed to cultivating an Officer Corps for the Army that reflects the rich diversity of our country.

Lecturer in Chinese Language (Evanston, IL)

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY and the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures invite applications for two full-time benefits-eligible Lecturers in Chinese language. These are for one-year positions, starting September 1, 2020. The successful candidates will work with existing faculty members in the Chinese Language Program and must be able to teach the novice to advanced Chinese language courses for both heritage and non-heritage language learners. Duties include teaching up to nine quarter-long courses at all levels. Applicants are required to have 1) a Master’s Degree (Ph.D. is preferred) in foreign language pedagogy, second language education, Chinese language/linguistics, applied linguistics, or other related fields, 2) teaching experience in U.S. higher education, 3) native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English. More information on the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures can be found at http://www.alc.northwestern.edu/. Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi and teaching evaluations), teaching statement, and three references. For full consideration, a video recording of the applicant’s classroom teaching demonstration should be made available electronically. The online application form can be found here: https://www.alc.northwestern.edu/about/open-faculty-positions/. Questions may be addressed to: asianlac@northwestern.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of applications will start on March 31, 2020. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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: 1001787 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 2020-21 academic year (late August, 2020 through May, 2021).

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. Qualifications 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. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Please send applications to Hiromi Dollase, Chair, Department of Chinese and Japanese, via email to chineseandjapanese@vassar.edu. Do not send application material to Vassar’s Human Resources website. All applications must be sent to the following email address: chineseandjapanese@vassar.edu or they will not be reviewed or accepted.

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: https://apptrkr.com/1785756. 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. jeid-f9efb2440efdc448ad4dfc3f1159b517 Copyright ©2017 Jobelephant.com

Chinese Language Lecturer (Nashville, TN)

The Asian Studies Program at Vanderbilt University seeks to make a non-tenure-track, full-time appointment in Chinese language instruction. The rank is Lecturer, to begin with an initial one-year appointment in fall 2020. Renewal is conditional upon performance review. Review of completed application files will begin on February 10, 2020 and will remain open until the position is successfully filled. Further Info about the Asian Studies Program at Vanderbilt: http://as.vanderbilt.edu/asianstudies/ Candidates for the position should have at least an M.A. in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Chinese Pedagogy, Chinese Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Foreign Language Education, and/or related fields. Candidates possessing a Ph.D. or similar terminal degree in their area of study are preferred. Native or near-native fluency in spoken and written Chinese and a strong command of English are required. The ability to teach a proficiency-based curriculum at all levels of Chinese and a familiarity with team-teaching are preferred attributes. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, teaching evaluations, a website link with a teaching demonstration video, and transcripts, as well as three confidential letters of reference, should be uploaded to http://apply.interfolio.com/72645.

Director of Chinese Studies and World Languages (Hong Kong)

Director of Chinese Studies and World Languages

A co-educational PreK-12 private day school grounded in the Christian faith, Hong Kong International School (HKIS) serves over 2,800 students from around the world who seek an American college-preparatory education. HKIS is accredited by the United States’ Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is a member of the East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS). Founded in 1966 by a partnership between the American community and the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, HKIS seeks to develop an educational community that lives out the words of its mission statement, while striving towards its vision: MISSION Dedicating our minds to inquiry, our hearts to compassion, and our lives to service and global understanding An American-style education, grounded in the Christian faith and respecting the spiritual lives of all VISION HKIS will be a leading place of learning that inspires a socially engaged community of collaborative, creative and resilient learners dedicated to realizing their full potential. HKIS provides educational excellence with a difference. We focus on developing the whole child and are committed to nurturing each child to achieve his or her full potential. HKIS is dedicated to offering the best in academic and co-curricular excellence while supporting the socio-emotional needs of our students, to ensure a solid foundation for a university education and a well-rounded life. Admissions qualifications are selective rather than competitive. Students must demonstrate English language competency and an academic record to succeed in a rigorous college-preparatory environment. HKIS also aims to continually expand the cultural diversity of the school; our students come from over 40 nations. HKIS embeds six Student Learning Results into our academic and co-curricular programs: Academic Excellence Students will achieve their intellectual potential by striving for and attaining the highest standards of academic excellence. Spirituality Students will understand and respect Christianity and other religions and will identify and develop their own spiritual identity. Character Development Students will demonstrate respectful and caring attitudes at school and in the community, as well as the courage to stand up for what is right. Self-Motivated Learning Students willingly apply a variety of learning and motivation strategies throughout their learning process. Contributing to Society Students will develop the skills they need to form genuine relationships in our diverse society and to make contributions to our community. Chinese Culture Students will gain an understanding of China and an appreciation of the Chinese culture. Position Summary The Director of Chinese Studies and World Languages provides leadership for the overall quality of HKIS’ Chinese Studies and World Languages programs including the cultural studies of China and Hong Kong. The Director ensures alignment of curriculum from PreK through Grade 12 and embeds HKIS’s Chinese Culture Student Learning Result into the curricular program. The Director plays an important role in collaborating and consulting with Principals in their supervision and professional development of Chinese Studies and World Languages faculty to ensure the highest quality of language and cultural education is delivered. Equally important is collaborating with schoolwide administrators, faculty and parents to meet student needs, monitor progress towards school goals and foster a sense of community.

Qualifications • Degree in second language acquisition; advanced degree and/or certification in educational leadership or administration • Successful leadership experience in developing a Chinese Studies program in the areas of curriculum, instruction and assessment; World Languages Program development an advantage • Has managed and supervised a team of 20+ faculty within a robust performance appraisal system; experience with performance-based compensation preferred • Solid conceptual and applied knowledge of current research and trends in education, particularly in relation to language acquisition • Second language teaching experience and understanding of knowledge and skills that have the greatest impact on teacher effectiveness • Experience in a diverse school setting with proven success working with a diverse student population from a variety of cultural, social and religious backgrounds; international school experience an advantage • Successful implementation of a major program change or initiative • As a school grounded in the Christian faith, HKIS hires Christian teachers and administrators as well as those of other faiths. HKIS seeks to hire candidates who are interested in the complex questions of faith and spirituality and who are keen to learn and interact with others of different faith traditions Skills • Enjoys children and can articulate their needs at various stages of their development • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to develop positive and respectful conversations with others, resolve interpersonal conflicts, and listen and provide constructive feedback • Skilled communicator; highly develop abilities to write and speak to large groups and diverse audiences • Ability to effectively balance supporting faculty growth with ensuring performance standards are being met • Group leadership skills, including a repertoire of strategies for involving people in decisions and building teams • Attitude of a servant leader, focused on serving others; a strong commitment to the HKIS Mission and Student Learning Results Key Areas of Responsibility • Collaborate with Principals in the recruitment, supervision and evaluation of Chinese Studies and World Languages faculty • Provide leadership for the establishment, development, improvement and evaluation of curriculum, program standards and benchmarks, standards-referenced assessment and reporting tools and systems while ensuring schoolwide alignment and learning outcomes are met • Provide leadership and support in the professional development of faculty to ensure continuous improvement in instruction and overall practice • Develop leadership capacities in teachers to allow for shared responsibility of instructional leadership • Provide program and other updates to the parent community through information sessions and newsletters

How to Apply

Interested candidates are asked to send their applications directly to recruitment@hkis.edu.hk by February 28, 2020. Applications should include the following: • Cover Letter • Philosophy of Education • Resume or Curriculum Vitae • References’ Contact Information Please visit our website (www.hkis.edu.hk) to learn more about our community: our beliefs, core values and learning principles and practices.

Lecturer, Chinese Language (Charlottesville, VA)

The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Chinese language with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2020. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, at least a master’s level degree in a relevant field, and experience in Chinese language teaching at all levels. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are expected, as is a commitment to department service. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) teaching three courses per semester, contributing to the development of the Chinese language program, and active involvement in departmental service. This is a three-year, tenure-ineligible appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

To apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs: search for posting #R0012154 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following:

(1) cover letter that includes:

  • a brief statement of your credentials,
  • relevant past experience
  • reason for applying;
  • demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or working with diverse populations.

(2) current CV;

(3) statement of teaching philosophy;

(4) sample syllabi for at least two different levels of language instruction;

(5) dossier of previous teaching evaluations;

(6) a 15-minute unedited video of classroom language teaching; and

(7) contact information for three professional references.

***Please note that all required documents should be uploaded in the “resume” box.******Applications that do not contain all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***Review of applications will late December 2019 and, the search will remain open until filled.

Questions about this position should be directed to Ran Zhao, Search Chair, at rz4e@virginia.edu. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at nr7f@virginia.edu.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment. UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area.

To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu.

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/. PI116693984

Chinese Teacher – Mandarin Immersion Kindergarten (Bellevue, WA)

Chinese Teacher – Mandarin Immersion Kindergarten (Bellevue, WA)

Applications accepted until date: 01/04/2020

The International Friends School is a brand new independent not for profit school on 5 stunning acres of land in Bellevue, Washington. We are committed to biliteracy, a balanced year calendar and the development of a strong sense of integrity & conservation among students.

IFS is beginning our first Kindergarten Grade in September 2020 and we need an experienced Mandarin Immersion teacher to lead the way! Our enrollment is capped at 12 students to allow each student an unparalleled experience in learning and thinking in our Studio-K. Studio-K is set up to establish a daily practice of discovery learning, literacy & math centers and maker-spaces. Our campus has 2 acres of forest and our K classroom is where teaching excellence, creativity and inspiration happens. We do not see education as a casual process but one which requires a great deal of reflection, thought and planning.

Please apply if you have:

At least two years of teaching in a Mandarin immersion lower elementary school grade.
A strong understanding of assessment, curriculum planning, collaboration and communication with parents.
A bachelors degree, teaching credential desired
A disciplined and organized teaching practice

Visit the website at ifschool.org for more information and ALL applicants can apply to Sue Brooks, Head of Schoolat sue@ifschool.org

CHINESE AND JAPANESE -1 YEAR POSITION (START FALL 2020) (Grinnell, Iowa)

GRINNELL COLLEGE – CHINESE AND JAPANESE – 1 YEAR POSITION (START FALL 2020)

The Department of Chinese and Japanese invites applications for a one-year appointment in Chinese beginning Fall 2020. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: Chinese Language at all levels including Literary Chinese, Chinese Literature and Culture, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Pedagogy, or Second Language Acquisition.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by January 31. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Mariko Schimmel, at [ChineseSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3272.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Lecturer in Chinese (Baltimore, MD)

The Center for Language Education (CLE) at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in CHINESE for the 2020-2021 Academic Year.

CLE is seeking an individual who is finishing up or has recently finished his/her MA or PhD with knowledge and familiarity in the most up-to-date theory and practice of language pedagogy. Faculty in the CLE share a consistent teaching philosophy across each of the language programs, and the Center offers workshops for professional development and communication of current methodologies in language teaching. Applicants should be open to furthering his/her teaching skills and working closely with fellow CLE faculty members. At least 2 years of experience as a Teaching Assistant or Lecturer in the Chinese language is strongly desired.

Responsibilities of the successful candidate include teaching a total of 12 contact hours per week.

Minimum qualifications include:

1. M.A. in Chinese Studies (with specialization in linguistics and pedagogy or applied linguistics)
2. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English
3. At least 2 years of experience (as a Teaching Assistant, etc.) in teaching Chinese as a foreign language at the university level in the U.S.
4. Strong grounding in proficiency-oriented teaching
5. Strong computer literacy (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
6. Must currently be eligible to be employed in the U.S.

Interested candidates must submit their application and all supporting materials by March 15, 2020, and include:

1. Letter of application (cover letter) including statement of teaching philosophy
2. Curriculum vitae
3. List of names and email addresses only of three references
4. A video demonstration of your teaching including an introduction of yourself in English and Chinese at the beginning of the video. (We do not accept DVDs by surface mail. A YouTube link address with password is acceptable.)

Your application is not considered complete until all four items above have been submitted. Please do not submit materials other than those listed via Interfolio, otherwise your application will not be considered.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

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

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates one or more openings for a full-time Language Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese expected to begin August 1, 2020 and to extend through June 30, 2021. Language instructors (formerly Drill Instructors) assist course heads in Chinese language classes, assist in preparation of teaching materials, and teach individual drill sections. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese; a bachelor’s degree or higher; experience teaching Chinese at the college level to students whose native language is English; and computer literacy. Candidates with experience teaching intensive summer programs in China for U.S. college students (such as Harvard Beijing Academy) preferred. Candidates with a master’s degree and advanced fluency in English are also preferred. 

Interested candidates should submit:
1. A cover letter, including a description of teaching experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
2. A Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of three referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
Candidates should also send a 20-minute video of the applicant teaching by URL (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9433/) through the ARIeS portal, or send a USB drive with a file of the video to:
Chair, Language Instructor Search Committee
Chinese Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
Harvard University
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All application materials should be submitted by January 4. Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online. Recommendation letters are due by January 10.

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

Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese (Northfield, MN)

The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures at Carleton College invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor in Chinese, to begin September 1, 2020. This is a one year appointment, with the possibility of renewal. We seek candidates who can teach Chinese courses at all levels, and are passionate about teaching in a liberal arts setting. Native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English is required.

The candidate will have Ph.D. completed or substantially completed in Chinese Language and/or related field (Literature, Cultural Studies, Visual Culture, Linguistics etc.) and will have experience in teaching Chinese language to American students at the college level. Specialty is open, but the successful candidate will also bring expertise in a second field that will expand interdisciplinary offerings at the college and attract students from outside Chinese Studies (e.g. premodern studies, translation studies, linguistics). Teaching load is six courses per year (the Carleton academic calendar consists of three 10-week terms.)

Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching Chinese language to undergraduates. The position will involve teaching in the Chinese language sequence as well as courses in the academic specialty.
Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 2,000. Located in the thriving two-college town of Northfield, Minnesota, it is forty-five miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, in easy reach of a vibrant metropolitan area that is home to three million people and rich cultural resources. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body.
For more information about our Department, and about Carleton’s interdisciplinary Asian Studies program, please visit the Asian Languages website at https://www.carleton.edu/asian-languages/ and the Asian Studies website at https://apps.carleton.edu/curricular/asst/.

To apply, please visit the Carleton College Web site at https://jobs.carleton.edu to complete the online application, including a letter of application, CV, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. The applicant’s teaching statement has to be framed around teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment and how to contribute to a college community that embraces a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. Candidates may also upload a teaching portfolio or other relevant teaching materials. Review of complete applications will begin in late December and will continue until the position is filled.

Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

For further inquiries please contact Prof. Noboru Tomonari at: ntomonar@carleton.edu

Teacher – Chinese: Leave Replacement (New York City)

Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive preK-12 independent school serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs. Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECFS offers a rich and challenging curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A co-ed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students from PreK to 12 on two campuses — one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. The middle school, located in the Bronx, is composed of approximately 400 students.

Fieldston Middle School is looking for an outstanding, experienced, middle school Chinese teacher, who is excited to work in a progressive school and in a highly collaborative environment to serve as a long-term sub for three levels of Chinese -6th, 7th, and 8th. Currently, we have a parental leave position between December 2nd, 2019 and January 31, 2020.

Responsibilities include teaching a full-time course load of 3 sections; serving as an advisor to a group of 10-12 students, working as a member of a grade-level interdisciplinary team, attending faculty meetings, and other shared middle school responsibilities.

Ideal candidates will be energized by employing a range of pedagogical approaches and will be excited by the opportunity to teach a diverse student body in a values based community. We are looking for candidates who have also demonstrated a commitment to addressing issues of equity, belonging, and privilege, within and outside the classroom. A passion for working with middle school students, a flexible attitude, a commitment to lifelong learning, and a sense of humor are essential.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree – Mandarin Chinese Teaching field, Masters degree preferred with Native or Native-like fluency in Chinese. Minimum 5 years of prior relevant, classroom teaching experience and strong classroom management skills. Familiar with and willing to explore student-centered, communicative pedagogical approaches. Confident of designing lessons that promote inter-cultural awareness. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues

Prior work experience in a middle school environment. Understanding of and desire to work with middle school students. Proficient in the use of technology, including Smartboards. To be considered for the above-mentioned position, please send a letter of interest, a resume, a statement of educational philosophy and contact information for three professional references to the online employment site. Please generate all documents in one single MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. To learn more about the school by visiting the website: ecfs.org

Location of position: 3901 Fieldston Rd, The Bronx, NY 10471

Applications accepted until: 30/11/2019

Chinese Flagship Visiting Instructor Non-CFS (Provo, UT)

Classification: Non-CFS Professional

Required Degree: MA in Chinese language, linguistics, or related field.

Required degree must be in hand by the start date.

Posting Close Date: 11/15/2019

Desired start date: 09/01/2020

Experience: Teaching experience at the college level, preferably at the advanced level. Teaching experience with computer-aided instruction and online resources. Will work collaboratively with lead instructor in working with advanced conversation and debate courses for Chinese Flagship students, independent study courses as needed and will teach pre-advanced and early students as well.

Duties/Expectations: This position has an important role in the Chinese Flagship Program. The incumbent will teach advanced conversation and debate courses in the Chinese Flagship Program and will be involved in departmental development activities. Will work closely with other Flagship faculty in meeting the academic needs of Flagship students. Will be involved in interviewing and selecting students for program participation. Will provide feedback about student progress and language proficiency of each participant.

For more information about the Chinese Flagship Center, please visit our website at http://chineseflagship.byu.edu/.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the contact information for two recommenders on the faculty application. They may be contacted and required to submit their letters of reference electronically at some point during the selection process.

Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application. This position is subject to continued administrative support. Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability. We would like to invite you to visit our careers site to complete your application.

DIRECTIONS:
1. Select the below link to access our careers site.
2. Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.
3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70&JobOpeningId=86095&PostingSeq=1

Applications accepted until date: 21/11/2019

Chinese Flagship Lead Instructor – Visiting Faculty (Provo, UT)

Classification: Non-CFS Professional

Desired start date: 09/01/2020

Posting close date: 11/15/2019

Required Degree: Ph.D. in Chinese language, linguistics, or related field.

Required degree must be in hand by the start date.

Experience: Teaching experience at the college level, preferably at the advanced level. Teaching experience with computer-aided instruction and online resources. Will take a leadership role in working with advanced directed studies courses for Chinese Flagship students, independent study courses, and Chinese for special purposes.

Duties/Expectations: This position has a key role in the Chinese Flagship Program. The incumbent will teach advanced language courses in the Chinese Flagship Program and will be involved in departmental development activities. Will assist in training new Flagship faculty. Will hire, supervise and train other Flagship graduate assistants, tutors and student instructors. Will be involved in interviewing and selecting students for program participation. Will provide feedback about student progress and language proficiency of each participant.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your two recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically

Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application. This position is subject to continued administrative support.

Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

We would like to invite you to visit our careers site to complete your application.

DIRECTIONS:
1. Select the below link to access our careers site.
2. Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.
3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70&JobOpeningId=86054&PostingSeq=1

Applications accepted until date: 21/11/2019

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese Language (Clinton, New York)

The Chinese Program in the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a full-time one-year visiting position in Chinese Language effective July 2020. Responsibilities include teaching language courses at various levels as well as one non-language course. The teaching load is five courses. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Previous experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in pedagogy, foreign language education or relevant fields; be fluent in Chinese and English; and have training and experience in Chinese language teaching at the college level. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy at http://apply.interfolio.com/70246. Also, upload a teaching demonstration video to any video sharing website and indicate the link in the letter of application. Questions can be addressed to Professor Masaaki Kamiya (mkamiya@hamilton.edu). For full consideration, submit all materials by February 20, 2020. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at http://www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at http://www.hamilton.edu/offices/dof/faculty-support-resources/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Clinical Professor (Open Rank); Director of Chinese Language (Shanghai, China)

NYU Shanghai seeks a Clinical Professor (open rank) and Director of Chinese Language to contribute to the growth and excellence of its Chinese Language Program.

The program, now in its eighth year, welcomes 900-1000 students annually and includes required undergraduate courses in Chinese at the elementary and intermediate level as well as advanced and post-advanced undergraduate courses in Chinese. International students, representing 50% of our student population, are required to complete a minimum of four semesters of Chinese language (or its equivalent). We are looking to enhance our program and to expand our course offerings. We anticipate creating a Chinese Major in addition to the current Minor, and the study of Chinese is also integral to our developing graduate programs.

Responsibilities

Work closely with the Director of World Languages to enhance the current Chinese Language curriculum
Together with the Director of World Languages, work to expand Chinese language course offerings;
Contribute to the integration of Chinese culture and society in language learning by creating and fostering faculty training opportunities, designing new courses, and strengthening the current curriculum;
Supervise the Level Coordinators overseeing the elementary, intermediate, advanced and post-advanced Chinese language courses;
Work with faculty in conducting action research projects to improve teaching;
Work with faculty across NYU sites to establish symmetries and consistency among the Chinese language programs in New York and Abu Dhabi;
Oversee language placement and place-out procedures;
Develop and teach courses in post-advanced Chinese;
Work with faculty in World Languages to promote the interest and understanding of language study and its benefits;
Contribute to World Languages’ extra-curricular events and community;
Work on other relevant initiatives assigned by the Dean.
The Director of Chinese Language is expected to foster an environment that promotes excellence in language teaching and learning; incorporate new methodologies and technologies in language teaching and learning; promote the professional development of the instructional staff; assess the quality of the Chinese language courses and the student experience; and teach 2 Chinese language courses per year.

Qualifications
A PhD in a relevant field is required. In addition to experience supervising faculty and curricula, candidates should have demonstrated teaching excellence and an interest in teaching in a diverse, international setting. Familiarity with examinations for certification of language proficiency is desirable. Experience teaching non-native speakers of English preferred, but not required. This is a contract position with the possibility of renewal.

Application Instructions
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The application deadline is December 15, 2019. The position will begin in August 2020.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. Please visit our website https://shanghai.nyu.edu/en/about/work-here/open-positions-faculty for instructions and other information. If you have any questions, please e-mail shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu.

Lecturer in Chinese (New York, NY)

Lecturer in Chinese

The Chinese Language Program of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University invites applications for Lecturer in modern Chinese language, beginning in July 1, 2020. This is a full-time position with multi-year renewal contingent on successful review. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information and to apply, please go to:
http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4274

Columbia University is Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Chinese Language Instructor/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Kunshan, Suzhou, China)

Duke Kunshan University invites applications for faculty positions in Chinese language (Instructor/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) in its Language and Culture Center. DKU offers an innovative and interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees. The Language and Culture Center provides Chinese language courses at all levels, ranging from beginning to advanced, for international students in this program. Positions start in July 2020.

All candidates must have a graduate degree in a relevant field (e.g. Chinese language teaching, foreign language education, applied linguistics), and also university-level language teaching experience. In addition to mastery of spoken and written Chinese, candidates should have strong English skills. Preference will be given to candidates who speak additional languages, have studied intercultural communication, and/or have experience working in multi-cultural settings. Experience presenting at workshops and conferences and/or writing for publication is also an asset.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching/research statement, and should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted. Candidates are also strongly encouraged to submit a teaching demonstration video. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14758. The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to lcc-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn using “Language and Culture Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by November 15, 2019; applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

DKU is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/). Our campus provides an elite, interdisciplinary liberal arts experience to a student body that will number over 1500 students and 100 faculty, with an acceptance rate of <8% and a student body represented by over 40 countries. The DKU model draws on the best of Duke’s educational experience and resources to reimagine undergraduate instruction in an intimate campus setting.

The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train. DKU provides competitive compensation, benefits and start-up packages. As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.

Professor-of-Practice in Chinese Language Program (New Orleans, LA)

The School of Liberal Arts/Asian Studies Program at Tulane University invites applicants for the position of Professor-of-Practice in Chinese Language with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position, 9-month appointment. The position is non-tenure-track, renewable every three years contingent upon satisfactory performance and available resources. The teaching load is 3 and 3, and the person is expected to assist with the Chinese language tutoring program and participate in Asian Studies program-related activities. The Asian Studies program at Tulane offers an undergraduate major and minor as well as a minor in Chinese Language.

Qualifications
* A Master’s degree required (Ph.D. preferred) in the area of teaching as a foreign language.

* Native, or near-native ability in Chinese and English

* At least two years prior experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university level

* Proficiency in using technology for language instruction

* Experience in proficiency-oriented and task-based teaching

Application Instructions
To apply, go to https://apply.interfolio.com/67155 and complete the form. You will be asked to submit the following electronically: 1) current curriculum vitae; 2) a cover letter, addressed to the Chair, Asian Studies Faculty Search Committee, which should include personal philosophy of foreign language teaching; 3) Sample lesson plans, copies of teaching evaluations, and the names and contact information of three references.

Application deadline is October 19, 2019.

Assistant Professor in Chinese (Teaching Stream) Full-time (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications for a teaching stream tenure track position in Chinese Language, Literature and Culture at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and to provide creative educational leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation in the classroom and at the level of programs. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in Chinese with a substantial record of teaching experience in Chinese language and Chinese literature, and native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English are required. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses and have a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success. The successful candidate will demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to teaching innovation. A record of pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning is preferred as is experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Maria João Dodman, Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics at lllchair@yorku.ca.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. Please select the “Affirmative Action Program Self-Id Forms” tab under which forms pertaining to Work Status Declaration (citizenship) and AA can be found.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 15, 2019. Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Maria João Dodman, Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, S576 Ross, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: lllchair@yorku.ca – (Subject line: “Teaching Stream Assistant Professor Position in Chinese”). Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.

Chinese Language Lecturer (Princeton, NJ)

Princeton University. The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for full- or part-time Chinese language lecturer positions that may become available beginning September 1, 2020 or January 16, 2021. Possibility of renewal is contingent upon satisfactory performance and sufficient course enrollments.

We seek candidates with a minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in disciplines such as Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese history, Chinese literature, or related fields. Ph.D. is preferred.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest, contact information for at least three references, and candidates must provide a web link to a 30-50 minute video of the candidate’s Chinese language teaching. Submission of a writing sample is optional (e.g., publications in Chinese or English, a dissertation chapter). Reference letters will be requested after a telephone interview. In-person interviews will be held at the ACTFL Convention in Washington, D.C. in November.

To apply, visit https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13721.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be conducted until any positions are filled.

These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.

Part-time Lecturer in Chinese (Medford, MA)

Application accepted until Nov. 1, 2019

International Literary and Cultural Studies, Tufts University: Chinese Language
Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

The Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer in Chinese language instruction for the spring semester 2020, with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include Chinese language instruction at various levels and curriculum related activities.

Qualifications:
The candidate should have native or near native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and good command of English; experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Mandarin Chinese, preferably at the college level in the U.S.; commitment to language teaching and curriculum innovation. A college degree is required with a MA desired.

Application requirements:
All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at apply.interfolio.com/68574 . Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Mingquan Wang at m.wang@tufts.edu.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or atjohny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.

Senior Preceptor in Chinese (Cambridge, MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University seeks applications for the position of Senior Preceptor in Chinese Language beginning July 1, 2020. The senior preceptor’s responsibilities will include acting as instructor in charge of one level of Chinese taught at Harvard, between elementary and advanced; training and supervising instructors in the Chinese program; and assisting the Director in administration of the Chinese Language Program. The position is for five years and renewable, contingent upon performance, enrollments, and curricular need.

The Senior Preceptor is also expected to serve as the Resident Director for Harvard Summer School’s (HSS’s) intensive Chinese language study abroad program: helping to recruit, hire, and manage faculty and staff; serving as course head for one level; and coordinating curricular and extracurricular activities on-site for the duration of the program. The Senior Preceptor will also work throughout the year with HSS staff on the program’s administrative tasks. These include, but are not limited to: marketing, recruiting, and communication with prospective students; facilitating program admissions and orientation; completing an annual report in consultation with the Director; coordinating and negotiating with HSS and the program’s host institution; managing mass mailings in coordination with Summer School staff; and other duties as needed. The Resident Director position is a separate, annual appointment through the Harvard Summer School.

The successful applicant should have native or near-native command of modern standard Chinese, both written and spoken, and fluency in spoken and written English. Completion of an advanced degree at the master’s level or PhD is required in a field relevant to teaching Chinese as a second language, such as Chinese pedagogy, the acquisition of Chinese as a second language, or Chinese linguistics.

Must be able to travel to and work at the summer program site for 9-10 weeks each summer and undertake additional domestic and international travel of shorter duration as needed. A record of demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese at all levels, elementary through advanced, in an American university setting or its equivalent, and experience in training and supervising other instructors in such a setting is strongly preferred. Experience in study abroad program administration and logistics is desirable. Publication of creative or scholarly work in a field relevant to Chinese language education and experience using language teaching technology are also pluses.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a list of Chinese courses taught at the university level, plus additional supporting materials (listed at https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9255). Applicants submit the names and email contact information of three references to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu . The references will be contacted separately and invited to upload letters of recommendation. The application is considered complete only when three reference letters have been received.

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

Lecturer Pool – Mandarin Language – East Asian Languages & Cultures (Location: Berkeley, CA)

Open date: September 16th, 2019

Next review date: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Sep 11, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach elementary, intermediate, or advanced courses in Mandarin language should a need arise during Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, attending appropriate meetings, and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the Program is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions may vary each teaching term, depending upon the needs of the Department, and in some semesters may be zero. Positions may vary each semester; the minimum is a 40% workload equivalent to one course.

Basic Qualifications (required at the time of application):

  • MA degree (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in a MA degree (or equivalent international degree) program

Additional qualifications (required by the start date):

  • MA or equivalent international degree
    • At least two years of university-level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MA or equivalent international degree in teaching Mandarin as a Foreign Language, Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition or related field. Experience with computer-assisted language learning and language instructional software.
    • Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin; English fluency. Eligible to work in the United States.

Salary

Salary is commensurate with education and years of college-level teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $56,381 in accordance with the current Unit 18 lecturer salary scale and its provisions.

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC Berkeley through their work.

The University is committed to addressing the family needs of employees and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

To Apply: Visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02349

The posting will remain open until September 11th, 2020 to accommodate department needs and new applicants. Appointments for spring are usually reviewed in October; summer appointments are usually reviewed in March, and fall appointments are typically reviewed in April. If you wish to remain in the pool after September 11, 2020 you will need to reapply.

Contact information for 3 references is required. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.

Please direct questions to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at: easearch@berkeley.edu

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy
see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Job location: Berkeley, CA

Requirements:
Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Internet Link to Teaching Demonstration ( Maximum length 10 minutes) – Please upload the link in a PDF file.

Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)

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Tenure-track position in Chinese Studies (Memphis, TN)

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese Studies to begin Fall of 2020. Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on modern Chinese and/or Sinophone literature. Native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English is required. The successful candidate must demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts college and will be expected to maintain an active research program. Research will be supported by start-up funds. Possibilities for additional research support include summer research funds and travel funds. Collaborative research and teaching opportunities exist with several interdisciplinary programs, including Asian Studies, Film and Media Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies, among others. Teaching responsibilities will include five courses a year from the following: basic and intermediate language courses, upper-level research and seminar courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, and literature courses in translation. Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in Chinese Studies or a related field by July 2020.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country’s most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and cultural center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area. (http://www.rhodes.edu/content/liberal-arts-city)

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination. (https://handbook.rhodes.edu/employee-handbook/employment-policies/anti-discrimination-and-harassment-policy)

Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu. A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) the names and contact information for three references; 4) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. The online application system will solicit letters electronically from the candidate’s recommenders, once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and all other required application materials have been submitted. Review of completed applications will begin October 21 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.

Preceptor in Chinese (MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for one or more full-time Preceptors in Chinese expected to begin July 1, 2020. The successful applicant should be well versed in the issues of teaching Chinese as a foreign language, have experience in teaching all levels of Chinese, must have exemplary ability in comprehension and active use of modern standard Chinese, written and spoken, at native or near-native proficiency and must be able to teach all levels of modern Chinese.

Several years of experience teaching modern Chinese at the college level in the United States and specialization in Chinese pedagogy and second language acquisition is highly desirable. An M.A. degree or higher in Chinese Linguistics, Foreign Language Education, or a closely related field is preferred; experience in computer-assisted language teaching is a plus. This will be a term appointment, with the duration of the term to be determined. The appointment is renewable, based on performance and curricular need, for up to a total of eight years.

Interested candidates should submit, to https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9241:

1. A cover letter, including a description of teaching experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

Candidates should also send a 20-minute teaching demo by URL through the ARIeS portal, or send a USB drive with a video file of the applicant teaching to:
Chair, Preceptor Search Committee
Chinese Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
Harvard University
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All application materials should be submitted no later than October 11, 2019. Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online. Reference letters should be submitted by October 16, 2019.

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

Teacher – Chinese: Maternity Leave Replacement (NY)

Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive preK-12 independent school serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs. Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECFS offers a rich and challenging curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A co-ed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students from PreK to 12 on two campuses — one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. The middle school, located in the Bronx, is composed of approximately 400 students.

Fieldston Middle School is looking for an outstanding, experienced, middle school Chinese teacher, who is excited to work in a progressive school and in a highly collaborative environment to serve as a long-term sub for three levels of Chinese -6th, 7th, and 8th.

Responsibilities include teaching a full-time course load of 3 sections; serving as an advisor to a group of 10-12 students, working as a member of a grade-level interdisciplinary team, attending faculty meetings, and other shared middle school responsibilities.

Ideal candidates will be energized by employing a range of pedagogical approaches and will be excited by the opportunity to teach a diverse student body in a values based community. We are looking for candidates who have also demonstrated a commitment to addressing issues of equity, belonging, and privilege, within and outside the classroom. A passion for working with middle school students, a flexible attitude, a commitment to lifelong learning, and a sense of humor are essential.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree – Mandarin Chinese Teaching field, Masters degree preferred with Native or Native-like fluency in Chinese.
Minimum 5 years of prior relevant, classroom teaching experience and strong classroom management skills
Familiar with and willing to explore student-centered, communicative pedagogical approaches
Confident of designing lessons that promote inter-cultural awareness
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues
Prior work experience in a middle school environment
Understanding of and desire to work with middle school students
Proficient in the use of technology, including Smartboards
To be considered for the above-mentioned position, please send a letter of interest, a resume, a statement of educational philosophy and contact information for three professional references to the online employment site. Please generate all documents in one single MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. To learn more about the school by visiting the website: ecfs.org.

Please apply at https://www.ecfs.org/en/careers/

Associate/Full Professor in Chinese (Tempe, AZ)

Associate/Full Professor in Chinese
Arizona State University
School of International Letters and Cultures

The East Asian program in the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University is seeking a full-time, 9-month faculty member at the rank of Associate or Full Professor tenured in Chinese literature and culture, field and time period of research open. The successful candidate will contribute to curriculum development in Chinese language, literature, and culture; teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level on the Tempe campus; supervise honors, masters and doctoral students; conduct research and publish in top-tier journals and presses; participate in professional and university service. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. The Chinese program hosts a NSEP Chinese Flagship immersion program and has a thriving and strong graduate program. SILC’s programs are increasing in size and excellence at a robust rate, and we seek a candidate who excels in both research and teaching to help advance the School’s programs to national prominence. Applicants at advanced Associate or Full Professor level are encouraged to apply. Anticipated start date is August 2020. For further information on the hire, contact Stephen.H.West@asu.edu

Required qualifications:
•An earned doctorate in Chinese literature and culture, or a closely related field
•Deep knowledge of Chinese literature and culture, based on a solid control of sources as demonstrated through close
reading of written or visual text
•Knowledge of current theoretical paradigms and research methodologies of the field
•Commitment to interdisciplinary research
•Quality record of published original and innovative research
•Ability to use basic instructional technology (Canvas, Box, etc.)
•Ability to teach content courses in Chinese

Desired Qualifications:
•Knowledge of either a second Asian or European language
•Background in translation, translation studies, environmental humanities, or science studies
•Ability to contribute to SILC-wide courses on literary and cultural theory
•A commitment to cultivating and supporting a diverse faculty and student population

To apply, submit the following electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/67778: 1) a current curriculum vitae; 2) a letter addressed to Stephen H. West, Search Committee Chair, outlining research program, teaching philosophy, and how the applicant’s experiences fit the qualifications listed above; 3) a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; 4) 2-3 copies of syllabi of courses taught; 5) one example of research writing in English, no longer than 45 pages; and 6) the names, positions, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references who may be contacted directly by (Interfolio Faculty Search) or by the committee. Application deadline is October 24, 2019: if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. By policy, the successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by time of hire.
The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.
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.
https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html
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Teaching Assistant Professor in Chinese (Morgantown, WV)

Applications accepted until Sept. 30, 2019 Teaching Assistant Professor

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (https://worldlanguages.wvu.edu/) at West Virginia University invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor position in Chinese Studies beginning January 1, 2020. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of our undergraduate program in Chinese Studies, including the teaching of traditional and online language and content classes. The position requires a PhD or equivalent degree in Chinese, Chinese literature, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related field; demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching; and excellent communication skills in both English and Chinese.

This position is a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track, renewable term appointment with no limit on the number of terms. Teaching Assistant Professors receive full benefits and are eligible for promotion.

The department offers M.A. degree programs in Spanish, Linguistics, and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), enrolling approximately 60-70 full-time graduate students from around the world, with the majority of those holding teaching assistantships. We offer B.A. degrees in a range of programs, including French, German Studies, Spanish, Chinese Studies, and Russian Studies, and minors in these areas as well as Foreign Literature/Culture in Translation, Japanese Studies, Arabic Studies, Linguistics, and TESOL.

WVU is a comprehensive land-grant university that enrolls 29,000 students. It is classified as “highest research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. The Morgantown campus is situated along the Monongahela River and Rail Trail and within 10 miles of Cooper’s Rock State Forest, and is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C. to the east, Pittsburgh, PA., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the west. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career. WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners in their career transition and job search, and belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv).

To apply, please visit https://careers.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title listed above. Upload (a) a letter of application outlining your interest in, and qualifications for, the position; (b) your curriculum vitae; (c) your teaching philosophy; (d) graduate transcript(s) (unofficial is acceptable); and the names and contact information for three references. Additional materials might be requested of finalists. Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For further information, contact Pablo Garcia, chair of the search committee, at pablo.garcia@mail.wvu.edu

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Assistant Professor of Chinese Language (Carlisle, PA)

The Department of East Asian Studies at Dickinson College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Chinese language and literature, media, or film. The teaching load is five courses a year. Applicants should be prepared to teach Chinese, topical courses in their discipline at all levels, and first-year seminars. Applicants must also be willing to supervise senior theses and have a broad understanding of Chinese and Asian culture. We are particularly interested in candidates who apply a transnational perspective in their research and teaching, and who will demonstrate leadership and initiative working both within the department (including extra-curricular activities) and with our partner programs in Beijing and Yunnan. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English is required. A Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2020.

Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically via QUEST (online application system) at https://jobs.dickinson.edu.

Please include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names of three references. Candidates may be asked to submit supplementary materials following an initial screening.

Review of applications will begin on October 14th and will continue until the position has been filled. Please direct all questions about the position to: Shawn Bender, Search Committee Chair, at benders@dickinson.edu.

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students. Dickinson prides itself on having dynamic faculty who combine excellent teaching and research. The College is located in Carlisle, PA. Carlisle is 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

Dickinson College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

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.