08/24/2016 Part-Time Mandarin Instructor Needed for Boston Language Institute (Immediate Opening)
The Boston Language Institute is seeking an experienced, part-time Mandarin instructor for corporate classes located about 45 minutes from Boston. Access to a vehicle for transportation to classes is required. Join a warm, vibrant, international team and one of the nation's leading language institutions. Please address your cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Starr Mbaya, Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, please write "Corporate Mandarin Teacher Resume."
08/24/2016 Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese, Oakland University, MI, Aug. 2016
Visiting Assistant Professor - Chinese
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Oakland University invites applications for a full-time one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese to begin August 15, 2016. Successful candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in Chinese literature, translation, cultural studies, or a related field by August 15, 2016 (ABD will be considered). Applicants must be able to teach Chinese language courses at all levels. Evidence of strong teaching ability, including knowledge of instructional technology and foreign language pedagogy. Experience teaching Chinese at North American universities or colleges desirable. Applicants should have willingness and interest in teaching Chinese Literature, Film, and Translation courses, as necessary.
Responsibilities include teaching three courses each semester, active program involvement, and close collaboration with the Chinese language faculty members to contribute to the advancement and overall effectiveness of a rigorous Chinese program.
For first consideration, application packets should be submitted on line no later than May 1, 2016, and include the following materials:
· cover letter
· curriculum vitae with a list of references
· unofficial transcripts
· statement of teaching philosophy
(optional: syllabi, course materials, and course evaluations)
· three letters of recommendation (via Interfolio, sent to Dr. Melanie Chang, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com)
Applications accepted at: http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/7414
The position will remain open until filled.
“Oakland University is a preeminent metropolitan university that is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. We engage students in distinctive educational experiences that connect to the unique and diverse opportunities within and beyond our region.” (www.oakland.edu)
08/16/2016 Adjunct Position at Baruch College in New York City
The Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature of Baruch College is currently recruiting an adjunct for its Chinese Program starting in the Fall Semester of 2016 (possibly the Summer of 2016). The successful candidate should have received a Masters degree in Chinese language, literature, culture, linguistics, East Asian Studies, or other related fields, should have had experience teaching at college level, and should have already obtained legal working status in the US. The application material includes a detailed resume and a 10-minute video of uninterrupted classroom instruction segment (send only a hyperlink to the video, not an attachment). Please send your application material to both Prof. John Yu (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Prof. Ping Xu (email@example.com< mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
08/16/2016 Instructor of Chinese at Phillips Academy, 2016-17 Academic Year
Phillips Academy seeks applications from individuals interested in an instructor position in the Chinese Department for the 2016-17 academic year. Candidates should be able to teach at all levels of the language including native speakers. The Academy seeks dynamic individuals who will be active participants in all aspects of a residential school, teaching, house counseling, and coaching. Opportunities exist for multidisciplinary, experiential and on- and off-campus program development through a range of Academy resources. A Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience is preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Andover is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference [portable document files—pdfs—preferred) to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address: email@example.com. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.