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Assistant Professor (Chinese Mandarin) – Fort Meade, Maryland
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 431853Start Date: 04/05/2021End Date: 04/16/2021
Who May Apply: US Citizens and Non-US Citizens with valid U.S. Work Authorization. In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. POSITIONS WILL BE FILLED AT ONE RANK: Assistant Professor (indicated as level 04) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Doctoral degree OR: Masters degree with a major or minor in Foreign Language Education, Teaching English As a Second/Foreign Language (TESOL/TEFL), Linguistics, Language (English included), Literature, Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Translation & Interpretation, Cross-Cultural Studies, or Educational Administration. OR: Masters degree other than above and one year of directly related work OR: Bachelor’s degree and two years of directly related work. DIRECTLY RELATED WORK :Formal classroom instruction of a language foreign to the students at high school level or above. Formal classroom instruction normally includes such activities as class preparation, course preparation/modification, testing, tutoring, and counseling in a structured, education environment. Experience with foreign language curriculum development is desirable. Must be willing to learn and integrate technology to enhance language instructional programs. Diagnostic Assessment (DA) certification is desirable; however, if the candidate is not currently certified, completion of DA training will be necessary. You must submit a 300-word HANDWRITTEN essay in the Chinese Mandarin Target language. You must also include a HANDWRITTEN English translation of the essay. Essay topic is how your background, education and training has prepared you to be a foreign language teacher. NOTE: Typed essays/translations are NOT acceptable. The essay is not used to evaluate work experience, only for the purpose of evaluating the language writing proficiency. You must also provide at a minimum of three professional references with your application packet. Please note: Letters of recommendation will not be forwarded to management, you must provide three professional references; to include name, title, email address and/or phone number. If selected, applicant must pass a language proficiency test (OPI) LANGUAGE EVALUATION:
The minimum English proficiency is a Level 2 in speaking. The minimum proficiency for the language to be taught is a Level 3 in speaking. If a dialect is required, the minimum proficiency is also Level 3. The proficiency levels are defined by the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) level descriptions and can be viewed at http://www.govtilr.org. Failure of any portion of the language tests will disqualify applicants for a period of 6 months. Applicants may re-apply after 6 months. Upon subsequent selection, retesting is allowed only once. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Computer SkillsForeign LanguageOral CommunicationTeaching OthersWriting
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