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FIELD DIRECTOR, Inter-University Program for Chinese in Beijing


The Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies (IUP), administered
by UC Berkeley, is currently seeking qualified candidates for the
position of Field Director.  The appointment begins in January 2010,
and a full-time commitment of two years or longer is desired.  The
Field Director oversees all on-site aspects of an advanced, intensive
Mandarin language program located at Tsinghua University in Beijing. 
Responsibilities include faculty and staff management; payroll and
budgeting; maintenance of physical site/equipment; student advising;
student safety; curriculum development; host university relations; and
daily communication with IUP’s administrative headquarters at UC
Berkeley. Candidates should possess a PhD (or equivalent practical
experience) and have a strong interest in language pedagogy/practice.
Experience teaching Chinese and managing an academic program is
preferred.  Native-level fluency in Mandarin is a must.  Salary
expected to begin at $58,224 to $70,116 (steps 1-5 of the Academic
Coordinator II series at UC), depending on experience.  Basic travel
expenses and housing covered by IUP.

Application instructions and deadline: Initial review of
applications will begin September 7, 2009.  Send or email letter of
interest, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 references to: Karen Cheong,
IUP Administrator, Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, 2223
Fulton Street #2318, 6th floor, Berkeley, CA 94720-2318. 
E-mail: .  The University of California is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.