Faculty in Chinese Language and Literature (Baltimore, MD)
Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Baltimore, a partnership between Bard College and the Baltimore City Public Schools in Baltimore, Maryland, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Chinese Language and Literature, beginning August 2018. BHSEC Baltimore seeks candidates able to teach Chinese language at all levels, as well as content courses in Chinese culture and/or East Asian or world history.
The Bard early colleges enable talented and highly motivated students to complete a high school diploma and an Associate of Arts degree from Bard College within four years of study. The academic program emphasizes small classes and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body.
The successful applicant for this position must be committed to teaching classes at both the high school and college levels. In addition, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including student advising, club advising, and committee service. An M.A. in Chinese language and/or literature or related field and dedication to teaching are required. Candidates who will have a Ph.D. at the time of employment, or who are ABD, with high school and/or college teaching experience are preferred.
This position is contingent upon passing Baltimore City Public Schools pre-employment screening process and availability of funds. Work authorization in the United States is required for all BHSEC Baltimore faculty positions.
Bard High School Early College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte announces a position for a part-time instructor in Chinese beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will typically teach lower-division levels of Chinese in each semester (Fall and Spring) to undergraduate students. The successful candidate must have native or near-native proficiency in Chinese (Mandarin), proficiency in English, experience at the college level teaching Chinese as a foreign language, experience with communicative and standards-based methodologies, and university teaching experience in integrating both standard and spoken Chinese into their teaching. A Master’s degree in Chinese or a related field (Teaching Chinese/English as a Foreign Language, Second Language Acquisition, Chinese Linguistics) is required; and a commitment to promoting diversity and working with underrepresented groups.
The Department of Languages and Culture Studies is a dynamic, research-intensive department with a commitment to balancing curricular tradition and innovation. As international language and culture are central to our mission of diversity and internationalization, we offer an MA in Spanish with a track in English-Spanish translation studies; undergraduate majors and minors in French, German, Japanese and Spanish; additional minors in Chinese, Classical Studies, Francophone Studies, Italian, Russian and Film Studies; beginning and intermediate level classes in Arabic, Farsi, and Portuguese; a graduate and undergraduate Certificate in Translating; a Certificate in Business Language; an undergraduate certificate in video production, online courses via the University of North Carolina Language Exchange; and a variety of study abroad experiences. We are also home to the College’s new Confucius Institute. The Department boasts a modern Language Resource Center, which provides cutting-edge technology for language pedagogy, and a diverse faculty from around the world who offer more than 200 courses to more than 4,000 students annually.
UNC Charlotte is a rapidly growing doctoral-granting urban university located in the largest metropolitan area between Washington DC, and Atlanta. The University is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, UNC Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate selected for this position is subject to a criminal background check and must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States.
The Department seeks to appoint a tenure-track position of full Professor with the expertise in Ancient Chinese Cultural Studies, such as Confucian Studies, Chinese Cultural History Studies, Chinese Intellectual History Studies, Literary and Cultural Studies, etc. The appointee is expected to have the qualities and track records as an academic leader in teaching and research. Other duties include: (a) teaching courses in Ancient Chinese Cultural Studies and relevant subjects; (b) supervising students in thesis writing; (c) preparing course syllabi; and (d) performing administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, Chinese Culture, or a relevant discipline. The appointee is expected to be a leading scholar in Ancient Chinese Cultural Studies or relevant disciplines with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications.
Applicants are required to specify how their qualifications match the above requirements in a cover letter and provide supporting documents in his/her application.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing January 2019 or no later than September 2019. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.
Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.
The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 5 Lecturer positions in Chinese Language and Literature, commencingSeptember 1, 2018.
These are full-time positions for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.
A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.
We seek candidates with expertise in teaching classical and modern Chinese, as well as pre-modern and modern Chinese literature to both major/minors and other students. We seek exceptional teachers with a track record of employing innovative pedagogies, such as online teaching and distance learning, community-based learning, creative approaches to teaching, and curriculum/program design. The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service. Courses can include a combination of advanced content-based lecture courses on Chinese language and literature taught in Chinese, as well as Chinese literature taught in English.
Successful applicants must have native or near-native fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English; a Master’s degree in Chinese Language and Literature or a closely related field (a Master’s Degree in Chinese Language and Literature Education is preferred); evidence of excellent teaching ability in courses at the post-secondary level in North America; a strong track record of full participation in team teaching and program affairs; commitment to teaching innovations in large classes and content courses; evidence of active student-engagement in teaching; experience in computer-assisted teaching, teaching online courses or developing online course material for literature courses; and evidence of keeping abreast with recent developments in the field and in the development of teaching materials. Individuals with the expertise to teach both pre-modern and modern Chinese literature or both classical and modern Chinese, as well as translation theory, English-to-Chinese translation, and Chinese-to-English translation are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching expertise in film studies, performing arts, or popular culture will also be assets for the positions. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.
The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different content courses (one literature course taught in Chinese and one content course taught in English preferred), lesson plans for each of the lessons shown in the sample teaching videos, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careers. The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 2018.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
For information about the Department, please visit asia.ubc.ca.
The University of Macau (UM) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage in pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is the working language. In recent years, UM has made significant progress and has gained increasing international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high-quality professionals, UM in 2014 relocated to the current campus which covers approximately 1.09 km². The large campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the unique ‘4-in-1’ education model combine to provide a multifaceted education to students to help them achieve well-rounded development. In addition to adopting a governance and management system in line with international standards and practices, UM recruits outstanding scholars worldwide to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. Recently, UM has appointed a world renowned scholar as Rector to lead the University in its next stage of development. With the new Rector’s rich experience in higher education management and global vision, as well as the new developments and initiatives of the University, UM is faced with unprecedented opportunities and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Full Professor in Chinese as a Foreign Language/Chinese Language Education.
The Department of Chinese Language and Literature is one of the oldest and strongest academic departments at the University of Macau. Both Chinese literature and Chinese linguistics programmes administered by the Department are key programmes set up by the University. The Department has over ten full-time academic staff and their expertise is spread over almost all areas in Chinese literature and Chinese linguistics. All of the academic staff are holders of doctoral degrees from prestigious universities from all around the world and more than half of them are full professors (Please visit the Department website for details: https://fah.umac.mo/chinese.
Qualifications Applicants are expected to hold a PhD in the fields of language acquisition, applied linguistics, language education, Chinese linguistics or Chinese Literature. He/She should experience and capacity of teaching and researching in the area of teaching Chinese as a foreign language. Applicants are also expected to have accumulated substantial and influential publications with a high academic reputation in the field. Applicants for the position should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching at tertiary level, outstanding research output, a willingness to provide service to the University. Capability of conducting research and teaching in English, and management experience with the Confucius Institute or similar institution would be strongly preferred. The successful candidate is expected to be involved in academic administration at various levels, in addition to the usual teaching, research and thesis supervising duties.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in as early as 16 August 2018.
Position and Remuneration Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions.
Application Procedure Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/career for more details, and apply ONLINE at Career@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FAH/DCLL/FP/04/2018). Review of applications will commence in mid-April and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.
The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.
***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only*** ** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at the University of Rhode Island anticipates an opening for a Lecturer in Chinese. This is a grant-funded position. The position is for the academic year 2018-2019, with possible renewal.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.
District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public charter middle and high school in DC. We aim to provide our students with a world-class education that empowers them to follow their passions and change the world. DCI’s education centers on the:
International Baccalaureate curriculum framework; Advanced language learning in Chinese, Spanish and French; and A culture focused on student agency supported by 1:1 technology.
We currently serve 804 racially and economically diverse students in grades 6-10. We just recently moved to our permanent home on the Walter Reed campus in 2017 where we will continue to grow into a 6-12 middle and high school and serve 1500 students.
While only in our fourth year DCI has become IB World School and has been rated Tier 1, the highest rating by our authorizer the Public Charter School Board. We are growing in 2018-19 and look forward to receiving your application. Come join a great team building a great school!
Position Overview: This teaching position entails instructional and planning responsibilities for providing IB Social Studies education to students at DCI during the school year. This content will be taught in Chinese.
Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in secondary education or this content area is preferred (Bachelor’s Degree is required). Able to meet HQT requirements under NCLB. Previous experience teaching in this content area is strongly preferred. Experience with 1:1 technology a plus.
Essential Attributes: Deliver exceptional Social Studies instruction, through immersion methods, to diverse learners Plan curriculum using a deep understanding of, and integration with, the IB Social Studies curriculum framework. Advise students, including teach an advisory class using our advisory curriculum, and support other aspects of the school’s instructional program. Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school, and remain organized, responsible, and accountable. Ability to proactively manage the classroom learning environment in accordance with the school’s discipline approach to maximize student engagement and learning. Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement. Interest and desire to engage in the IB MYP and language immersion Ability to do the professional development work needed to deliver instruction at a high level. Collaborate with general and special educators, coordinators, and leadership High degree of communication through a variety of mediums with parents and students Embrace French, Spanish, and Chinese cultures by leading and participating in cultural activities for faculty and students Ensure that our 1:1 Chromebooks program is implemented effectively for students by infusing technology into instruction Other duties as assigned
DCI faculty and staff embrace the rigor and commitment necessary to build a shared culture and vision. We want you to join our team dedicated to social justice, environmental stewardship, diversity, internationalism, and interdisciplinary education as reflected in the International Baccalaureate curriculum framework. We expect that all of our students can achieve academically at the very highest levels. Our mission statement reflects our core values: DC International School inspires inquiring, engaged, knowledgeable and caring secondary students who are multi-lingual, culturally competent, and committed to proactively creating a socially just and sustainable world.
Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits: DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family. We have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave. We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes. Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.
DC International School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural and multilingual environment.
Visiting Assistant Professor / Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor, Chinese Language (Lewisburg, PA)
The Bucknell University Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for a one-semester, entry-level replacement position for the fall term 2018 as either a Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese language or an Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese language. Teaching responsibilities include either three language courses (full-time) or two language courses (adjunct). Specific courses offered will depend upon departmental needs. An MA, ABD, or Ph.D. is required. Teaching experience is highly favored. Candidates must be able to speak English effectively and have native or near-native command of Chinese, with standard pronunciation.
To apply, please submit cover letter (stating your interest in the full-time position or adjunct position); C.V.; three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must speak specifically about language teaching; and teaching evaluations (if available). Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell’s career center (careers.bucknell.edu). E-mail submissions will not be considered; however, specific questions about the search may be directed to Erik R. Lofgren, Chair, East Asian Studies Department at . Review of applications will begin 5 March 2018 and continue until the position has been filled.
Bucknell is a highly selective, predominately undergraduate, private university with approximately 3,400 students enrolled in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Management. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
Vassar College invites applications for Chinese Language Fellow (Intern) for the 2018-19 academic year (late August, 2018 through May, 2019). Vassar College is an affirmative action and 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 difference. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.
Chinese Language Teaching Assistant (Lancaster, PA)
Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year Teaching Assistant (Drill Instructor) in the Chinese Language Program for the academic year 2018-19. The successful applicant should have experience teaching Chinese at the college level in the United States with native or near native proficiency in modern standard Chinese.
A B.A. degree in Chinese or related field and some experience teaching Chinese at the college level is preferred. The successful candidate will teach drill sessions to beginning level students of Chinese and individual tutoring sessions to students of different levels.
Applicants must submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/47903): letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and a sampling of teaching evaluations. Applicants should arrange for the direct submission to Interfolio of two letters of recommendation. The deadline for submitting application is February 5, 2018. The review of application materials will begin immediately after the deadline and will continue until the position is filled.
The search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues of diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at 717-358-3995.