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Jiangsu Education Services for International Exchange (JESIE) invites applicants for a full-time temporary teaching appointment beginning February 18 – June 21, 2013. The teaching appointment will be located in the beautiful Jiangsu Province, China. Candidates should have a Master’s in Communication and be qualified to teach three undergraduate level courses: Introduction to Sociology, Human Communication, and Media and American Culture to post-high school students. Applicants should submit a CV that includes teaching experience; one document containing all unofficial transcripts of all graduate work; a list of three references including the name, title, employer, complete contact information, and relationship with the applicant for each reference; and a cover letter that describes your fit for the position and teaching effectiveness. Salary Package Includes: CNY 8,000 per month (after tax), housing accommodation provided, airfare allowance of CNY 9,000, four weeks paid holidays for a six month contract and medical insurance. If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Bridget DeClue at 314.977.3926 or bdeclue1 AT slu.edu.

About JESIE: Jiangsu Education Services for International Exchange (JESIE), a branch of Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education, is responsible for providing the support and services for international educational exchanges between bureau of cities and counties, school, teachers, students and parents in Jiangsu province. JESIE has several subordinate units including the Jiangsu Education International Travel Agency Branch, Jiangsu International Language Training Centre, Jiangsu Education International Consulting Limited Incorporation, Jiangsu College for International Education, Suman Education International (in Manchester, UK), Suao Educational Center (in Brisbane, Australia) and Suon Education Center (in Toronto, Canada). JESIE and its subordinate agents were one of the first groups of intermediary organizations that acquired the qualification to provide consultation services for self-funded students’ studying abroad, which is registered by National Ministry of Education; it had the qualification for entry and exit services for individuals, registered by National Ministry of Public Security; furthermore, it gained the qualification to recruit and recommend the foreign teachers, accredited by State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs; it also possessed the Non-degree Chinese-foreign joint education qualification, accredited by Jiangsu Provincal Department of Education. At present JESIE has programs for studying abroad, study tours, foreign teacher recruitment, teacher training, and international education. JESIE has more than 70 fulltime employees, organizes more than 4000 students for summer and winter study tours each year, 2000 teachers annually training abroad, in excess of 800 persons of self-funded studying abroad and has recruited over 300 foreign teachers each year. JESIE has set up exchange and cooperation ventures with many foreign educational institutions, organizations, universities and colleges. JESIE is ranked the first and the most comprehensive institution for educational exchange.

Trinity U job

The Human Communication Program in the Department of Human Communication and Theatre at Trinity University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Human Communication beginning fall semester, 2012.  We seek a colleague with a background in the social-scientific approach to communication. Requirements include teaching three courses each semester.  The department seeks a candidate with a strong background and interest in teaching quantitative research methods and who specializes in relational communication (communication areas such as, listed alphabetically, conflict, community, family, gender, health, intercultural, interracial, international, interpersonal communication, persuasion, and other relevant areas).  Expectations include a strong commitment to teaching and advising undergraduate majors and non-majors; to publishing important research; and to providing service to the department, university, and profession.  Applicants should have a PhD in communication completed by August 2012, and a strong record of, or potential for, outstanding teaching, research, and service.  Salary is competitive.

Trinity University www.trinity.edu  is an independent, primarily residential university, founded in 1869.  Our selective admissions generate a challenging and eager student body of approximately 2,500 undergraduates, including students from all over the United States and a relatively high percentage of students from foreign countries.  Trinity primarily offers a liberal arts and sciences education, with a few selected professional programs.  The department prepares students for a variety of professional opportunities as well as post-graduate education.  The close interdisciplinary connections formed at the university present many opportunities for students and faculty.  We seek a colleague who is interested in teaching small classes, guiding students to conduct original research, building the major, and in developing close academic relations with undergraduates.

Applicants should provide a cover letter that addresses the candidate’s experience and interests in the areas of teaching, research, and service described above.  Please include a curriculum vitae and have official transcripts and three recent letters of recommendation sent.  Applicants are encouraged to provide evidence of teaching, research, and service excellence.  Send materials to Dr. Andrew C. Hansen, Chair, Department of Human Communication and Theatre, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212.  Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until December 1.  The University is an equal opportunity employer.