HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
07 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2019
Ref
8692
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area

Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Position Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates one or more openings for a full-time Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese expected to begin August 1, 2019, and to extend through June 30, 2020. Drill instructors assist course heads in Chinese language classes, assist in preparation of teaching materials, and teach individual drill sections.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese; a bachelor’s degree or higher; experience teaching Chinese at the college level to students whose native language is English; and computer literacy.

Additional Qualifications

Candidates with experience teaching intensive summer programs in China for U.S. college students (such as Harvard Beijing Academy) preferred. Candidates with a master’s degree and advanced fluency in English are also preferred.

Special Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references (who will be invited to upload letters of recommendation) to https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8631/. In addition, a 20-minute teaching demo of the applicant should be submitted by URL through the ARIeS portal, or a DVD of the applicant teaching sent to the following address:

Chair, Drill Instructor Search Committee
Chinese Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
Harvard University
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All application materials except letters of recommendation should be submitted by January 31, 2019. Please note that references will be invited to upload letters of recommendation after the applicant has submitted his/her portion of the complete application online.

Contact Information

Language Coordinator
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email

eal@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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