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June 28, 2012

2013 AAS Annual Conference

San Diego, CA - March 21-24, 2013
2013 Call for Papers is now open!

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is pleased to invite colleagues to submit proposals for the 2013 Annual Conference.

The Annual Conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California, March 21-24, 2013

All proposals should be sent electronically through the AAS website. Please make sure to review all instructions and guidelines carefully before submitting your proposals, including information regarding the new proposal submission system.

Click here to access the Call for Papers or go to http://www.asian-studies.org/Conference/index.htm

The deadline for proposal submissions is Thursday, August 2, 2012.

Posted by zzhu at 01:33 PM

June 25, 2012

Help needed at China medical information start-up/社会公益startup扩充团队

我们是由几位密歇根大学研究生发起的一个以社会公益为主旨的startup, 目的是为中国癌症患者建立起一个有信任而透明的信息交流平台,以更好的促进患者之间的交流,并带给他们全面而真实的用药信息。我们现在正在扩充团队,招纳和我们有着共同社会公益的信念,希望得到hands-on经验的同学。

1. 与中国医院(主要是上海,北京)肿瘤医生建立良好关系:我们已经初步有了一个肿瘤专家联系网,但需要队员继续跟踪,每周周中上班时间5-10小时医院on-site。
2. 其他你觉得能够给团队带来价值的工作

理想的素质:can-do attitude, 医学专业知识不是必须。
你的收获:startup经验,leadership & communication技能, 为公益做出贡献的成就感

如果你有兴趣或者需要进一步了解我们的项目,请联系team leader 孙婕 renajsun[at]umich[dot]edu or 15202219639. 我现在人在上海,直到七月第一周。

Posted by zzhu at 03:38 PM

June 04, 2012

Job opening: Director of Washington State University Language Learning Resource Center

Washington State University is searching for a Director for its Language Learning Resource Center. This full-time would be an excellent opportunity for someone with strong foreign language skills, such as Chinese, as well as good computer skills.

Position Number

Employee Type:
AP-Administrative Professional

Position Title
Instructional Lab Supervisor

10 - College of Liberal Arts

10 Foreign Languages & Cultures

Work Location

Monthly Salary

Job Type

Position Summary

Responsible for developing and/or promoting and maintaining technologies and applications relevant to improving the management, instructional effectiveness and delivery-efficiency of DFLC language, culture, film and literature instruction on the WSU campus; Teach courses and provide workshops as needed concerning educational technology and it's application relevant to language learning and teaching.

Responsible for managing instructional,and administrative operations and services within the Language Learning Resource Center (LLRC) including multiple language teaching and learning facilities, instructional materials development facility and a virtual language-learning-services delivery facility.

This work involves close coordination and cooperation with the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures and it's language specific subunits including Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Russian and Latin; this work also involves coordination and cooperation with the University's International Programs and its subunit the Intensive American Language Center (IALC). The LLRC is unique within the University community in it's mission to support second language/culture instruction.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and three (3) years of
progressively responsible experience in the discipline which has included at least one (1) year of lead experience. A Master's degree in a relevant field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience exclusive of the lead experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience which demonstrates competency with language learning pedagogy.

Experience with application of instructional technology in foreign
languages teaching and learning.

Demonstrated competence in the use and configuration of a broad range of Office, Server, Web, Database and A/V software applications and operating systems specifically Windows 2000/2003 Server and Active Directory including Internet Information Server and Printer Server services; and knowledge of Apples System X Server and Quicktime Streaming Server.

Special Notification to Applicant
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to submit a
resume and cover letter addressing your qualifications as they relate to this position.

Screening Begin Date:

Posting Close date
Open Until Filled

Required Applicant Documents
Cover Letter

Background Check
This position does not require a background check.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly
policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE
Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Washington State University is committed to providing access and
reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Posted by zzhu at 10:18 AM