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Associate Teaching Professor/ Chinese Language Coordinator (Washington, DC)


The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Georgetown University invites applications for one non-tenure-track full-time Associate Teaching Professor position in Chinese, starting August 2018. This is a teaching track position with possibility of promotion to full teaching professor. The candidate should be able to teach all levels of Chinese language courses as well as courses on Chinese linguistics, and work as the coordinator in charge of a large Chinese language program. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy or a related field with native or near native proficiency in Chinese and English. Experience teaching college-level Chinese in North America is required. Experience as a coordinator in a college-level Chinese language program is preferred.

Please send a letter of application, CV (including courses taught), and a weblink to a 30 minute teaching demonstration clip to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to the same address by the recommenders.

Applications must be received by October 25, 2017. The search committee will conduct preliminary interviews at the ACTFL Convention in Nashville on November 17-19, 2017.

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 A part-time Mandarin teacher position for Washington Leadership Academy
Date: 07/25/17
 
Description:
 
Washington Leadership Academy (WLA) is seeking a part-time Mandarin teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.
 
WLA is a public charter high school located in Northeast Washington D.C. currently serving 9th and 10th grade. We are seeking enthusiastic candidates who can dedicate two hours twice a week in the afternoon. For more information and to apply, please contact and send your resume to Anthony Guyton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
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Please contact and send your resume to Anthony Guyton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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 Part-time Lecturers in Foreign Languages

Functional Title: Lecturer I

Department: Arts & Humanities

Salary Range: Negotiable

Position Status: Academic Year

Location: Richardson

Posting Open Date: 08/04/2017

Posting Close Date: 08/31/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Desired Start Date: 08/16/2017

Job Summary

The School of Arts and Humanities seeks to fill occasional openings for part-time lecturers in foreign language instruction. The School currently offers undergraduate courses in Spanish, German, French, Chinese, Japanese, and Arabic.

Applicants must have appropriate graduate degrees (MA, PhD) from accredited institutions and/or experiential qualifications. Previous collegiate or university teaching experience is required.

Minimum Education and Experience

An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline/topic and a record of productivity and professional achievement.

Preferred Education and Experience

An appropriate graduate degree or doctorate in a related field is preferred; a candidate with a Master’s degree may be considered for undergraduate courses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes.
  • Maintain contact with a diverse student population in the classroom and via electronic learning platforms (eLearning).
  • Contribute assessment information and data as requested through the administration and the Assessment Team.
  • Participate in course evaluation surveys.

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The University of Notre Dame Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for the position of assistant professor in modern (including contemporary) Chinese literature and culture, beginning August 2018. This is a tenure-track position.
 
Preference will be given to candidates who can offer courses on modern literature, film, and/or popular culture. Responsibilities include teaching two undergraduate courses per semester, one of which may be a Chinese language class at the 4th Year or Advanced level, depending on program needs. Active programmatic involvement and close collaboration with our faculty to advance the Chinese language and culture program are also expected.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree required by date of appointment. To apply, please submit cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample of about 30 pages, and three letters of recommendation.
 
DEADLINE for application: October 15, 2017.
 
INSTRUCTIONS: Applications are only accepted through Interfolio ByCommittee. Please go to http://apptrkr.com/1061411; and follow directions to complete your application.

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Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor and Head of Language Programs, NYU Shanghai (Shanghai, China)


NYU Shanghai seeks a Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor and Head of Language Programs to oversee and develop its language programs. Currently these include required undergraduate courses in Chinese at the elementary to advanced levels; post-advanced courses in Chinese; and elementary Spanish and French courses. We anticipate expanding our offerings in the coming years to include a range of other languages. The study of Chinese and other languages is also integral to our developing graduate programs.

Responsibilities

The Head of Language Programs will report directly to the Dean of Arts and Sciences. The primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • • Work closely with the Director of the Chinese language department;
  • • Together with the Director, work to enhance and expand Chinese language course offerings;
  • • Supervise the curricula in other languages and the faculty teaching them;
  • • Work with new and expanding majors and degree programs to incorporate language study;
  • • Work to establish symmetries and consistency among the NYU Shanghai language programs and the language programs in New York and Abu Dhabi (NYU’s degree granting campuses), as well as NYU’s study centers around the world;
  • • The Head of Language Programs will also work closely with the Director of NYU Shanghai’s Writing Program, which offers courses in expository and creative writing and English for Academic Purposes;
  • • Work on other relevant initiatives as assigned by the Dean.

The Head of Language Programs 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 language courses and the student experience; and teach two courses a year in his or her discipline.

Requirements

An earned doctorate in a relevant field is required. 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.

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The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting part-time faculty position to teach 2 courses in Chinese during the fall 2017 semester to begin in August 2017.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. They must have college-level experience teaching Chinese language courses to native speakers of English as well as experience teaching Chinese culture in English.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/43527. There is no fee associated with this process.
Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, transcripts (Ph.D. preferred), and two confidential letters of recommendation.
As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialog among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission). In your application please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the College's mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org).

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Postal Address: Assistant Director Human Resources/Employment
College of the Holy Cross
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
Phone: (508)793-3756
Fax: (508)793-3575
Online App. Form: https://apply.interfolio.com/43527

 

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Position Title Adjunct Instructor - Mandarin Chinese


Close Date:12/31/2017
                   Open Until Filled No

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Summary

  • Utah Valley University seeks adjunct applicants to teach Mandarin Chinese in the Department of Languages. The individual shall perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Design and teach courses in field of study.
  • Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
  • Prepare instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
  • Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms, laboratories, and shops through using appropriate teaching methods.
  • Evaluate instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods.
  • Maintain a student-oriented approach to education.
  • Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
  • Assist advisor, department chairperson and or program coordinator, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program.
  • Improve professionally and maintain currency in the courses taught by: reading and utilizing materials found in trade, technical, and professional publications; surveying and researching industrial and business establishments; obtaining and maintaining certification and degrees as required; attending professional and specialty courses; keeping abreast of new development trends, and techniques.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with the academic freedom and professional responsibility statement and adhere to these policies.
    Maintain desirable and safe laboratory, shop, and classroom conditions.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in the subject matter OR a bachelor’s and 2 teaching or closely related professional experience.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
  • Extensive knowledge of evaluation of instruction, curriculum development, program development and evaluation.
  • Thorough knowledge of an appropriate field of study.
  • Thorough knowledge of counseling and advising techniques.
  • Knowledge of work experience programs (if appropriate for assignment).
  • Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.
  • Skill in public speaking and report writing.
  • Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.
  • Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with people.
  • Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements

Teaching, standing, sitting

EEO Statement
Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

Click HERE to apply. 

 

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Mandarin Teacher (Wilmette, IL)


DESCRIPTION:
1) This is a part-time (.5) position.
2) It is 5 days/week; 3 classes; one fifth grade & two sixth grade.
3) There is an existing curriculum.

Qualifications:

  • Valid IL educator licensure with proper endorsement (s).
  • *Prior teaching experience with middle school and junior high school students.
  • *Demonstrates native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English.
  • * Knowledge of Comprehensive Input (CI) and Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS) preferred.

Working Conditions:
$24,125.50 minimum annually with benefits. Actual compensation based on education and experience.

Application Procedure:
Complete an on-line application at wilmette39.org. You may upload materials (resume, transcripts, etc.) along with your application. Please do not send paper copies of your materials. Upon interviewing, materials may be requested.

 

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Part-Time Faculty in Foreign Languages

Dept. of Global Languages and Literatures

Institution: Bridgewater State University
Location: Bridgewater, MA
Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages and Literatures
Posted: 07/18/2017
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Adjunct/Part-Time

Department Summary:

The Department of Global Languages and Literatures is committed to helping students develop an in-depth understanding of foreign languages, literatures, linguistics, cultures and civilizations.

Our students learn to express their ideas and views in a new language while discovering how another culture has contributed to societal development. They become engaged international citizens who enlist language skills and cultural knowledge to succeed in a variety of careers and intellectual disciplines in an increasingly globalized world.

Essential Duties:

  • The Department of Global Languages & Literatures at Bridgewater State University seeks qualified and committed Part-Time Faculty who are enthusiastic teachers and dedicated to working with undergraduates for the Fall 2017 semester. We seek part-time faculty who can teach one or more of the following languages:
  • Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili
  • They will teach courses as needed and meet with students during office hours.

Applicants should possess:
Ability to effectively teach in a close, collegial environment dedicated to the teaching-learning relationship.
Strong commit to excellence in teaching and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity.
Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning.

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Adjunct Faculty - Chinese

Institution: Waubonsee Community College

Location: Sugar Grove, IL

Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages and Literatures

Posted: 07/17/2017

Division: Soc Science/Education/Wld Languages

Location: Varies between campuses and at multiple campus locations.

Employment Type: Part-time Adjunct Faculty

Work Schedule:
Fall Semester

Job Summary:
Adjunct Faculty - World Languages / Chinese

Adjunct Faculty Instructors in the Social Sciences, Education and World Languages Division are responsible for providing instruction and formatively and summatively assessing student learning.

Reporting to the Assistant Dean, Adjunct Faculty prepare course syllabi and design lessons, activities, assignments, and assessments to address different learning styles and ensure that students successfully meet the course objectives and outcomes. They also incorporate learning centered principles and concepts and motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational experience.

Adjunct Faculty are responsible for student evaluation as well as timely and accurate reporting such as attendance verifications, academic progress, and final course grades. They also provide leadership in program promotion as well as support student success initiatives.

Waubonsee offers courses in three delivery modes, face-to-face, online, and hybrid at four campuses throughout the district - Sugar Grove, Aurora Downtown, Aurora Fox Valley, and Plano.

An Adjunct Faculty position requires a professional with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively use instructional and classroom technology to enhance teaching and learning. Successful Adjunct Faculty employ a holistic approach to student success, bring passion and enthusiasm to the
classroom, and are collaborative with students and colleagues.

Class Description

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