Chinese FLTA

Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 15, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Wesleyan University, founded in 1831, is a diverse, energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and practical idealism go hand in hand.

Position Details

Wesleyan University’s College of East Asian Studies invites applications for a nine-month Foreign Language Teaching Assistant ( FLTA ) position in Chinese, from September 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022.

The workload of the FLTA is 19 hours per week, teaching and serving as an assistant to the full-time Chinese language faculty. Responsibilities include checking and grading students’ assignments and quizzes, holding TA sessions/office hours, holding weekly Language Tables, and actively participating in other China-related cultural activities on campus, such as Chinese New Year and Mid-Autumn Festival.

The FLTA will have student status as a non-degree-seeking graduate student, giving them access to graduate student housing and eligibility to enroll in up to two courses per semester for credit with tuition waived; there is no limitation on the departments in which the courses are selected.

The FLTA will receive a stipend of approximately $2,100 per month. All costs for transportation, room, board, and the student share of health insurance premiums will be the responsibility of the FLTA .

Minimum Qualifications

A B.A. or M.A. in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Chinese Language and Literature, or related areas is required.

Special Instructions To Applicants

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Applicants need to provide (1) official transcripts of credits and grades obtained in college and graduate school, and at any other institutions applicants may have attended; (2) an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae; (3) contact information of one (1) reference.

Additional Information

Applications received by March 30, 2021 will receive full consideration.

Please contact Kathleen Norris, (knorris@wesleyan.edu) if you have questions about the application process.

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Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, awilliams@wesleyan.edu.

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