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Employment Opportunity

Chinese (Mandarin) Instructor(s)

Modern Languages
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Competition Number: 13-4024
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment. May be filled by more than one applicant.
Start/End: Fall semester: August 12, 2013 up to December 27, 2013
Spring semester: December 30, 2013 up to May 16, 2014
Workload: A minimum of one section plus office hours in both semesters.
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Teach the following Chinese (Mandarin) courses:

CHIN 100: Intro to Chinese I (Mandarin) in the Fall Semester, and
CHIN 101: Intro to Chinese II (Mandarin) in the Spring Semester.

These courses are both scheduled in the Fall and Spring for Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: MA in Chinese or Asian Studies from an appropriately accredited institution. Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin. Demonstrated teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD or ABD from an appropriately accredited institution. Experience in Asian Studies or other Asian languages.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Names and contact information for three referees

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: April 04, 2013 - April 24, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.