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African American Linguists (AAL)

Promoting World Languages in the African American Community

THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY, WEST POINT, NEW YORK SEEKS:

INSTRUCTOR OF CHINESE (Posted 2/10/20)

As an Instructor of Chinese in the Department of Foreign Languages, you will develop, design, direct and teach undergraduate introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in the Chinese language and Chinese socio-cultural-political environment. You will mentor cadet capstone projects focused on solving regional problems through socio-linguistic and discourse analysis. You will provide academic counseling and mentorship to the undergraduate students (cadets) at the US Military Academy. This is a full-time, non-renewable three-year appointment, in the excepted service to begin on or about 1 August 2020. This is not a tenure-track position. Candidates will be evaluated according to the following qualifications: advanced degree in Chinese (Ph.D. preferred); quality and depth of cultural, historical, and social knowledge of the Chinese-speaking world; native or near-native educated fluency in traditional-character based Chinese and English; evidence or promise of excellence in teaching at the college level; scholarship; commitment to high-quality undergraduate education, and track record of developing and managing overseas Chinese immersion programs, primarily in Taiwan. Competitive salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application deadline date is TBD. To receive full consideration, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation, DD214 (if claiming veteran’s preference), and a copy of sponsor’s Permanent Change of Station orders (if claiming military spouse preference) by mail to: United States Military Academy, Department of Foreign Languages, ATTN: Mrs. Rose Maresco, West Point, New York 10996. For information contact: Mrs. Maresco at (845) 938-3152; email: [email protected]. Moving expenses are not reimbursable. The Department of Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer. West Point and the Department of Foreign Languages is committed to cultivating an Officer Corps for the Army that reflects the rich diversity of our country.

Employment Opportunities

Now hiring leaders for Summer 2019 Programs. See flyer below. Applications due 1/20/19.

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Per the College Board website, "Thanks for your interest in being an AP Exam Reader. We especially encourage women and minorities to apply. By providing this application electronically, we hope to make the process faster and more convenient for you and the Performance Assessment Scoring Services (PASS) area, which processes the application materials at ETS."

AP Exam Readers

High school Readers can receive certificates rewarding professional development hours and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for their participation in the AP Reading. In June, AP high school and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States for the annual AP Reading. There they evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP Exams. AP Exam Readers are led by a Chief Reader, a college professor who has the responsibility of ensuring that students receive grades that accurately reflect college-level achievement. Readers describe the experience as an intensive collegial exchange, in which they can receive professional support and training.

Photo of AAL Network Friends at the 2012 AP Grading in Cincinnati Ohio. 

(L-R): Janice Nolan (D.C.), Dr. Krishauna Hines-Gaither (N.C.), Dr. Uchenna Vasser (N.C.), Dr. Leslie Gutierrez (N.C.)

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