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Full-time Instructor (University of Mississippi)

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi seeks one permanent full-time Instructor for its intensive Chinese Language Flagship Program. 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://jobs.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.

 

 

 

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Hong Kong Baptist University

Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Professor 

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.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in May 2018 need not re-apply

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.

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Teacher – Mandarin Immersion Program

Part-Time – Hourly

*Must be able to speak/read/write in Traditional Mandarin*

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The YMCA of Orange County staff are committed to teaching youth positive life skills, values and the importance of giving back. In our communities, our staff support and strengthen families by offering quality experiences that are affordable and life-enriching. Our staff encourage participation by all members of our community and create an environment where everyone aspires to be their best. Each day, we work side-by-side with others to strengthen the foundations of our communities.

POSITION OVERVIEW: Support Childcare leadership in providing leadership and supervision of a childcare program. Assume full leadership of childcare program in Childcare Director’s absence. Ensure implementation of YMCA curriculum while providing care, guidance and developmental experiences in accordance with YMCA guidelines and state licensing requirements. Supervise children, and may supervise staff, in a safe environment as required by the Childcare Director and site needs. Supervise/teach up to 28 school-age children (ages 5-12) in before and/or after school programs with the assistance of other staff per Title 22 requirements.

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Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Chinese Language Education

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 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 1,400.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.5 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Chinese Language Education (Ref. 18071907)

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 Chinese Language Centre which provides training in Chinese language and Putonghua for the whole University. The Department has over 90 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 areas 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; (f) provide academic leadership in his/her areas of expertise; and (g) 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 one of the following specialisms: i) Clinical Linguistics, Special Education Needs, Language Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuroscience or Computational Linguistics with usage of language technology in digital humanities and big data analytics. Additional expertise in other areas of the humanities such as media studies or language and literature will be a significant advantage; ii) Bilingual Corporate Communication, Intercultural Communication, Bilingualism/Multilingualism or related fields; iii) Cantonese Linguistics (e.g. Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics or Phonology); or iv) Chinese Language Education, and/or Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language; (b) substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience and an excellent 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.  For the post in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication, preference will be given to those who are fluent in Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese.  For the post in Chinese Language Education, preference will be given to those who are familiar with primary and secondary education in Hong Kong, and/or the International Baccalaureate curriculum.

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Teacher – Mandarin Immersion Program

Part-Time – Hourly

*Must be able to speak/read/write in Traditional Mandarin*

Be Part of Our Cause

The YMCA of Orange County staff are committed to teaching youth positive life skills, values and the importance of giving back. In our communities, our staff support and strengthen families by offering quality experiences that are affordable and life-enriching. Our staff encourage participation by all members of our community and create an environment where everyone aspires to be their best. Each day, we work side-by-side with others to strengthen the foundations of our communities.

POSITION OVERVIEW: Support Childcare leadership in providing leadership and supervision of a childcare program. Assume full leadership of childcare program in Childcare Director’s absence. Ensure implementation of YMCA curriculum while providing care, guidance and developmental experiences in accordance with YMCA guidelines and state licensing requirements. Supervise children, and may supervise staff, in a safe environment as required by the Childcare Director and site needs. Supervise/teach up to 28 school-age children (ages 5-12) in before and/or after school programs with the assistance of other staff per Title 22 requirements.

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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.

To apply, send a letter of interest, one-page teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/47804. Review of applications to begin immediately. Inquiries about vacant positions can be submitted to: Dr. Francesca Gamber, Principal, at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.

 

 

 

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Part-time Instructor in Chinese (Charlotte, NC)

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.

Screening of applications will begin June 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu under the Adjunct/Part-time Faculty tab.  Applications should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. In addition, teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and sample syllabi should be uploaded under “Other Documents.” Finalists should be prepared to discuss how diversity and inclusion are integrated into their teaching and be prepared to send a short video that demonstrates their teaching. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit an official transcript of the highest earned degree.  Three letters of recommendation should be emailed or mailed separately, addressed to Dr. Ann Gonzalez, Chair, Department of Languages and Culture Studies, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

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Hong Kong Baptist University

FACULTY OF ARTS

Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Professor (PR366/17-18)

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.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk).  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications/creative works, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) direct.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

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.

 

 

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Lecturer in Chinese Language and Literature (Vancouver, Canada)

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.

 

 

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Full Professor in Chinese as a Foreign Language/Chinese Language Education

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.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment;  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: +853 8822 8553;  Fax: +853 8822 2412

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**

 

 

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