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Pedagogy Specialist - Indiana University Chinese Language Flagship

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Required: Curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (such as course descriptions, syllabi, teaching evaluations, and/or video clips of classroom teaching), and three letters of reference.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Pedagogy Specialist - Indiana University Chinese Language Flagship
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington East Asian Langs & Cultures
Position Summary

The Chinese Flagship Center at Indiana University Bloomington is seeking a full-time Pedagogy Specialist to begin as soon as possible or by August 2018 at the latest. The Chinese Flagship Program provides undergraduate students from any school or major at IU the opportunity to attain professional-level language proficiency in Mandarin through classroom learning, co-curricular activities, and overseas study and internship including an entire “Capstone” year in China. The Pedagogy Specialist fulfills a critical role to the program’s success by providing pedagogical expertise and assisting the Director with the program’s academic activities. The position also provides administrative support.

Provides collaborative leadership in developing and implementing the center’s academic activities including curricular, co-curricular, and overall program design; tutor recruitment and training; and student application reviews. Provides administrative support in areas including managing the tutoring program, grant writing, program articulation with administrative structures, program promotion and recruitment, and center staff supervision. Occasionally teaches various Flagship-related courses as needed. Travels as needed domestically and abroad (usually limited to 1–3 trips per year).

Basic Qualifications

Required: Master’s degree or higher (PhD preferred) in Chinese, linguistics, language pedagogy, or related fields; at least two years of Chinese language teaching experience in a college or comparable setting (preferably at the advanced and superior levels); expertise and experience in curriculum and material design; and native or near-native proficiency in both English and Chinese. Candidates must also be good collaborators and able to communicate with diverse audiences.

Department Contact for Questions

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at (

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Materials received by March 15, 2018, will be assured full consideration.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Chinese Flagship Center Assistant Director Brian Flaherty at

Additional Qualifications

Preferred: Familiarity with assessment and ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines; training and teaching experience in Chinese pedagogy; and at least one year of administrative experience.

Salary and Rank Academic Specialist
Special Instructions

Required: Curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (such as course descriptions, syllabi, teaching evaluations, and/or video clips of classroom teaching), and three letters of reference.

For Best Consideration Date 03/15/2018
Expected Start Date
OAA # 21802-07

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Sample Syllabus
  4. Course Evaluation
Optional Documents
  1. Video
  2. Other