LINGUIST List 21.15

Mon Jan 04 2010

Jobs: East Asian Languages: Project Coordinator, U of Notre Dame

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        1.    Lance Askildson, East Asian Languages: Project Coordinator, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA

Message 1: East Asian Languages: Project Coordinator, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA
Date: 22-Dec-2009
From: Lance Askildson <>
Subject: East Asian Languages: Project Coordinator, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA
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University or Organization: University of Notre Dame Web Address:
Job Rank: Project Coordinator

Specialty Areas: East Asian Languages


The University of Notre Dame's Center for Asian Studies (CAS) and Centerfor the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC) invite applications for aproject coordinator who works in a discipline emphasizing Chinese,Japanese, and/or Korean area studies from a humanities or educationalperspective to fill the 2-year grant-funded position of East Asian Studies(EAS) project coordinator. We are searching for a project coordinator withcompetence in one or more of these cultures and languages, who also hasexperience with project coordination as well as curricular and pedagogicaldevelopment. A master's degree in a related discipline and proficiency inan East Asian language are required. Candidates may have, for example, anM.A. in Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics, East Asian AreaStudies, Foreign Language, or Foreign Language Education with expertise inChinese, Japanese, and/or Korean. ABDs are encouraged to apply.

The EAS coordinator's primary responsibility will be to help coordinate keycomponents of the project 'A New Paradigm for Asian Studies at ND:Innovation, Integration, and Distinction,' funded by the UndergraduateInternational Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) program of the USDepartment of Education. The coordinator will assist the projectco-directors, faculty steering committee, and participating units duringthe project's implementation. This position has the potential to make asignificant impact on the growing Asian Studies programs at the University,and an ongoing appointment may be considered at the end of the initialtwo-year term.

The successful candidate will be an energetic self-starter with acombination of academic experience and program coordination, projectmanagement, or administrative experience, preferably in a universitysetting. S/he will have demonstrated the ability to take initiative,exercise independent judgment, handle multiple tasks and deadlines, andwork collaboratively and effectively with different constituencies.Outstanding organizational and leadership skills are essential. Excellentoral and written communication skills, and strong cross-cultural andinterpersonal communication skills are a must. The ideal candidate is anindividual who exceeds the minimum qualifications and brings a combinationof exceptional talent, skills, training, and experience to this importantposition.

Salary range: $35,000-$40,000, depending on qualifications and experience,for a 10-month full-time appointment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until theposition is filled. If you are interested in learning more about thisposition, please contact the CSLC Director, Dr. Lance R. Askildson, contactinformation below. Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, andthree professional references to the application address below. TheUniversity of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, isan equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
EAS Coordinator Search 130 Hesburgh Center University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA Contact Information:
Lance Askildson Email: Phone: (574) 631-5881

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