Part Time Faculty – Chinese (Fall 2017)
Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary:
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of North Georgia seeks to hire a part-time instructor of Chinese for the Fall semester 2017. Depending on enrollments, the opportunity could continue in the spring and be ongoing.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Teaching schedules may include assignments on other campuses, evening or online classes or teaching intensive immersion courses and programs.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
The candidate should have a Master’s Degree in Chinese or related field
Demonstrated excellence in teaching
Native or near native proficiency in Chinese

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2017
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.


Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Assistant Professor of Chinese (Middlebury, VT)


Assistant Professor of Chinese, Middlebury College, MIDDLEBURY, VT — The Greenberg-Starr Department of Chinese Language and Literature invites applicants for a full-time tenure track position in Chinese literary and/or cultural studies (any historical period, any discipline) and Chinese language beginning fall 2018. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2018, native or near-native proficiency in both Mandarin and English, and will teach, depending on the department’s needs and the qualifications of the candidate: 1) Chinese language courses at one or more levels from beginning to advanced, including courses on Chinese literature and culture taught in Chinese, and Classical Chinese; 2) courses on Chinese literature in translation; 3) courses taught in English on Chinese culture (e.g., film and television, popular culture, performance and visual art, print and material culture, internet culture, non-Han minority literature, global Sinophone literature and culture, etc.); 4) first year seminars; 5) College-wide courses such as introduction to world literature. The successful candidate will be able to innovate in the design and teaching of courses in Chinese literature and culture, dedicated to creative, effective, student-centered instruction, and enthusiastic about participation in a department with a tradition of team-work and commitment to high quality undergraduate education. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. Members of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the field are especially encouraged to apply. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Lecturer in Chinese at UC Davis (Davis, CA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Chinese for the 2017-18 academic year. Primary duties are to teach up to seven modern Chinese (Mandarin) courses at various levels as assigned. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment is renewable contingent on departmental teaching needs.

Requirements include: an MA or above in second-language pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, or another relevant field; native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English; and a demonstrable record of excellence in language teaching. The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., good knowledge of current developments in second language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching.

Complete applications should include: 1) a cover letter stating your qualifications, teaching philosophy and career plan, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching portfolio including syllabi, a sample of teaching materials, and student evaluations, with a (published or unpublished) academic or creative writing in CHINESE as a plus, 4) a 30-50 minute video of classroom teaching on a web-accessible hyperlink, and 5) three confidential letters of reference. Upload the application materials to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01663 by July 15, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

 Foreign Language Instructor 

 

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $56,805 - $161,900
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

This position offers an opportunity to participate in the Language Hiring Bonus Program. See "Bonus Programs" in the Benefits section for more information.

The Central Intelligence Agency is hiring qualified and experienced Language Instructors of Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese/Mandarin, Croatian, Dari/Pashto, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese to work in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

The CIA provides first-class training for energetic, creative and committed intelligence professionals. CIA Language Instructors deliver programs that provide students with the foreign language communications skills and cross-cultural awareness they need to live and work abroad effectively, or to perform other language-related duties. Foreign Language Instructors apply the latest instructional methodologies to meet highly customized student needs and conduct language proficiency testing in reading, speaking and understanding for skills evaluation. In addition, they may be asked to provide a variety of language support services worldwide.

Minimum requirements: Candidates should have a Bachelor's in foreign language, linguistics or a related field; native-like fluency in the language; 2-5 years of teaching experience; demonstrated knowledge of the respective area's history, culture, politics and economy; and the ability to use the latest technology and teaching techniques. Also desired is experience in teaching language skills to adult learners, taking them from beginner level to professional proficiency in an intensive setting; highly desired is experience living/working and/or study abroad. As part of the screening and interview process, applicants will be required to take language proficiency tests in their native language. Advanced English proficiency is also required.

In addition to base salary Language Instructors earn annual "bonus" pay ranging with the amount based on the language and their language proficiency. Language Instructors who speak multiple foreign languages may also qualify for additional bonuses in varying amounts. Furthermore, new employees can qualify for a lump-sum hiring bonus for languages. (Please see posting on the Language Positions page for current bonus information.)

ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE RELOCATION TO THE WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREA.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. U.S. citizenship is required.

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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To Apply: Visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/foreign-language-instructors.html

Connecticut College visiting position


MAY 16, 2017
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The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Connecticut College invites applications for a four-course visiting lecturership in Mandarin Chinese for AY 2017-2018. The successful candidate will design and teach the yearlong CHI 401-402 course sequence on Advanced Chinese independently, and co-teach CHI 201-202 Intensive Intermediate Chinese following lesson plans that will be provided for. Each course or course portion meets weekly for two 75-minute classes, for a period of 14 weeks, between August 29 and December 11, 2017 (fall), and between January 22 and May 9, 2018 (spring). CHI 401-402 enroll both pre- and post-study away students and will be operated as a dual-track course.

Applicants must have a M.A. or a Ph.D. in a field related to Chinese language teaching and learning, demonstrate near-native speaking and writing proficiencies (able to use both the traditional and simplified scripts), and have preferably had college teaching experience in Chinese. Applicants must also have authorization to work in the United States. Interested educators or graduate students living within commuting distance to New London, CT are welcome to send in a letter of interest, an updated CV, and two letters of recommendation to Prof. Yibing Huang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review will begin immediately, until the position is filled.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.

Clinical Asst. Prof. in Chinese Language and Culture (Buffalo, New York)

The University at Buffalo invites applications for a full-time, clinical assistant professor (10-month) position in Chinese Language and Culture. The appointment will be made in the Chinese Program in the Department of Linguistics. The position requires teaching content-based Chinese language courses for professionals (e.g., Business Chinese, Chinese for healthcare professionals) and courses in language and cultural competency such as Chinese popular culture and business culture. The courses will be taught at the undergraduate level initially with the potential to develop graduate courses, to students in business, health, and liberal arts programs. The clinical instructor will play an important role in developing and managing a professional language track in Chinese. The position will begin in the 2017-2018 academic year and will normally require teaching 4 courses per semester. There is no research obligation. The position offers comparable clinical faculty salary and state employee benefits.

Candidates must have a PhD and demonstrate experience and excellence in teaching Chinese language and culture courses at all levels, content-based and on-line courses.

UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Contact's name: EunHee Lee

Contact's title: Associate Professor

Contact's Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact's Phone: 716-645-2177

 Please click HERE to apply.

 

 

Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Chinese


Area: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Salary (FTE): Advertised at multiple classifications
Work type: Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia
               The School of Languages and Cultures
The School of Languages and Cultures has grown rapidly in recent years and now has over 1000 EFTSL (8,000 course enrolments). It is one of the largest Schools of language instruction in Australia with over 45 academic staff. The School teaches Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish, as well as Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, to students in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of International Studies, the university-wide concurrent Diploma in Languages, the Diploma of Arts, and dual degree programs.

At postgraduate level the School offers two NAATI-accredited Masters programs in Translation and Interpreting (one in Japanese and one in Chinese) and growing programs in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and TESOL. Staff research and supervise PhD students in these fields and also in Australian Aboriginal languages.

The School leads the Brisbane Universities Language Alliance which manages cross-institutional LOTE enrolments between UQ and the other two major Universities in south-east Queensland: the Queensland University of Technology, and Griffith University.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at https://languages-cultures.uq.edu.au/ or http://researchers.uq.edu.au.

Faculty in Chinese Language and Culture (Newark, NJ)

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Newark, a partnership between Bard College and the Newark Public Schools in Newark, NJ, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Chinese Language and Culture, beginning September 2017. BHSEC Newark 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.  BHSEC Newark is the first and currently the only high school in the Newark Public Schools to offer Chinese language, and approximately half of our students are enrolled in Chinese classes.
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.  M.A. and college teaching experience required; Ph.D., high school teaching experience, and/or experience working with youth desirable.  Work authorization in the United States required for all BHSEC Newark faculty positions.
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/42119.  Inquiries may be directed via email to: Dr. Lori Ween, Dean of Studies at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Review of applications to begin immediately.
Bard College is AA/EOE & welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.

 

Director, Instructional & PD Resource Development- Asian Languages (New York, NY)

Description:

The College Board, the national educational organization, is conducting a search for a Director, Instructional & PD Resource Development – Asian Languages for the Advanced Placement (AP®) Program.

The ideal candidate has a background in Chinese and Japanese as well as teaching AP courses and/or the related introductory course at a college or university as well as developing and designing instructional resources for teachers.

The successful candidate will design, develop instructional and professional development materials and resources for AP courses based research-based strategies and ensure pedagogical alignment and editorial style consistency throughout AP program content.

ABOUT AP

Advanced Placement is a rigorous academic program built on the commitment, passion and hard work of students and educators from secondary schools and higher education. With more than 30 courses in a wide variety of subject areas, AP provides willing and academically prepared high school students with the opportunity to study and learn at the college level. Learn more at http://press.collegeboard.org/ap/

Chinese, Visiting Professor, College of Liberal Arts 

Institution: University of Nevada Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages and Literatures
Posted: 05/15/2017
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu

ROLE of the POSITION
The Department of World Languages and Cultures at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese. Area and period of specialization is open. Ph.D. in Chinese studies (literature, linguistics, culture, film) must be in hand by start date of August 1, 2017. Teaching load is 4/4, with a mix of upper- and lower-division courses. Candidates must already be eligible for full-time employment in the United States for the 2017-2018 academic year.

QUALIFICATIONS
This position requires a Ph.D. from a regionally accredited college or university and native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English.

SALARY RANGE
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

APPLICATION DETAILS
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr.Ying Bao, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact: Employment Services
              Human Resources
              University of Nevada Las Vegas
Phone: 702-895-3504