HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese

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Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
29 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2017
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7858
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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, 2018, and to extend through June 30, 2019. 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 http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7854. 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 October 16, 2017. 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. Reference letters should be submitted by October 30, 2017.

Contact Information

Language Coordinator
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email eal@fas.harvard.edu Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 3 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  1. URL
  2. Video