Assistant Professor/Lecturer (1 position)
Reporting to the Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the candidate will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in community service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teach Chinese Language & Literature at undergraduate level.
  • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
  • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
  • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
  • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
  • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

Lecturer

  • A graduate or equivalent degree qualification in Chinese or related discipline (Applied Linguistics, Literature) from an accredited University;
  • At least three (3) years of teaching experience in a University or equivalent institution of higher learning;
  • At least four (4) equivalent publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014;
  • Been registered by the relevant professional body (Hanban)
  • Must have completed and passed H.S.K. Level 5 (Chinese Proficiency Test)

Assistant Professor

  • A graduate or equivalent degree qualification in Chinese or related discipline (Applied Linguistics, Literature) from an accredited University;
  • At least 3 years’ teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Must have published at least six (6) equivalent publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014;
  • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  •  Been registered by the relevant professional body (Hanban)
  • Must have completed and passed H.S.K. Level 5 (Chinese Proficiency Test)

Competencies

  • Excellent computer background
  • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
  • Good command in the subject area including lesson planning
  • Managing ambiguity and emotions
  • Managing technological change
  • Can read, write and speak Chinese fluently
  • Deep understanding of the Chinese culture

Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent listening and mediation skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent in Chinese calligraphy

*If you had previously applied for any of the listed positions, please do not re-apply. 
If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply.
Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by: 9th December, 2016

Administration Director
United States International University - Africa
P.O Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya
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USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer.