Jing Daily translation internship

Translation Internship | Jing Daily

We are currently seeking a translation intern. This position is ideal for a student who is fluent in Chinese and English, and is looking to enter the media and fashion industry. She/he will work closely with our Chinese content manager to improve Jing Daily’s media reach in both China market.

Launched in 2009, Jing Daily is the leading digital publication on luxury consumer trends in China. Jing Daily is regularly quoted as a trusted industry voice in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC, CNN, Bloomberg, Business of Fashion, Luxury Society and more.

We are looking for a candidate that can commit to 20-30 hours a week for a three-month minimum duration. Continue reading

William & Mary position

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at William & Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in premodern Chinese literature and culture. This scholar would work primarily on Chinese literature and culture before the Qing period (1644–1911). The applicant is expected to establish and maintain an active research program.

Teaching expectation is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will possess the skills to teach current course offerings, such as Survey of Traditional Chinese Literature in English and Art of Chinese Poetry. He or she can develop new courses in the area of premodern Chinese literature and culture under the existing course titles, such as Freshman Seminar; Introduction to Chinese Cultural Studies; Topics (or Advanced Topics) in Chinese Language, Civilization, or Literature; and Advanced Seminar.  Candidates should also be able to teach courses in Mandarin Chinese at all levels as needed. Opportunities exist to contribute to our dynamic new general education curriculum (https://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/coll/index.php) and interdisciplinary programs such as Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. Continue reading

NTU translation positions

The Graduate Program in Translation and Interpretation (GPTI) at National Taiwan University (NTU) announces two full-time faculty positions. Initial appointment will begin on August 1, 2019.  For more information, please refer to the attachment or the following website: http://gpti.ntu.edu.tw/main.php.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could share the news with your members.


Graduate Program in Translation and Interpretation
National Taiwan University
No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-33661582
Fax: +886-2-33661708
E-mail: ntutiprogram@ntu.edu.tw

The Abnormal in Imperial China–phd studentship

XJTLU PhD Studentship – Monster Tales: The Abnormal in Imperial China

The Department of China Studies at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University invites applications from suitably-qualified candidates for a full-time PhD scholarship in the field of Chinese classical literature. The successful candidate will consider the cultural significance of the “monster” in traditional China through an analysis of the so-called zhiguai 志怪 tales or “accounts of the strange”. The project assigned to the doctoral candidate will complement the one undertaken by Dr Cesarino and Prof Goodman titled “Monster Tales: The Abnormal in Imperial China”, yet the student will be required to undertake his/her own independent research by focusing on a period of his/her choice between the Six Dynasties, the Tang/Song era (preferred) and the Qing dynasty. Continue reading

USC position

Assistant Professor in Transpacific Asian American Studies
American Studies & Ethnicity
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

The Department of American Studies & Ethnicity, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking one tenure-track assistant professor in the field of American Studies and Ethnic Studies with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2019. The successful candidate will be an intellectually expansive scholar trained in the humanities and/or social sciences.  The candidate must have a doctoral degree in appropriate field of study prior to appointment.

The candidate’s research should engage Transpacific Asian American studies that goes beyond the U.S. Nation-state; utilize comparative (across national borders) and/or multilingual approaches; and acknowledge the importance of the Pacific and its islands to the formation of the transpacific. A successful applicant will have a broad knowledge of Asian American literatures and cultures in addition to any other areas included in Transpacific Asian American Studies, and should also expect to be active with the Center for Transpacific Studies. Continue reading

UC San Diego position

Assistant Professor in Inter-Asian and Transpacific Studies

The Department of Literature within the Division of Arts & Humanities at the University of California, San Diego (https://literature.ucsd.edu) is committed to excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor in Inter-Asia and Transpacific Studies. The candidate must have a PhD degree in literature, film, cultural studies, or related field by the time of the appointment. More specifically, we seek a colleague whose innovative research examines two or more Asian/Pacific/American countries/territories in the modern and/or contemporary period. Preference will be given to a candidate who uses two or more languages (in addition to English) in her/his research. Another preference is a comparatist with proven interdisciplinary, crossmedia research skills. Continue reading

Puget Sound position

Suzanne Wilson Barnett Chair in Contemporary China Studies
Appointment:  Full-time, tenure-line position; begins Fall 2019.


As part of enhancing its Asian Studies Program and reputation as a center of excellence in contemporary China studies, the University of Puget Sound invites applications for a social scientist of contemporary China with expertise in one or more of the following areas related to Chinese society: (1) international economy and trade; (2) regional and border relations; (3) environmental studies; and (4) social and technological change.

The university seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar with a deep interest in and commitment to interdisciplinary study and the liberal arts who is a specialist in the study of contemporary China. This tenure-line appointment is a new endowed position that will be made at the assistant or associate professor level in the Asian Studies Program and in the appropriate academic department, such as Anthropology, Business and Leadership, Economics, International Political Economy, and Sociology. Continue reading

UC San Diego postdocs

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows

Two combined Postdoctoral/Lecturer (50/50) positions emphasizing new directions in language learning and language instruction research in the Department of Literature at the University of California, San Diego are available beginning July 2019. Initial appointments will be for one year with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance and funding availability. We encourage applicants who can combine their primary expertise in language pedagogy, language-learning in digitally mediated environments, technology-enhanced (TE) language course design with competences in cultural studies, cognitive science, translation studies, linguistics or related fields. Ethnographic approaches to language learning and language research are also welcome. Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Proof of authorization to work in the U. S. will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985). Continue reading

Monash position

Level C position in Chinese Studies at Monash University. Closing date is 30 August 2018.

Details below and at this link https://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/580082/senior-lecturer-chinese-studies

Senior Lecturer – Chinese Studies
Job Number: 580082
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $116,737 – $134,606 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

As the appointee to this position, you will be expected to have a dynamic research and teaching profile. We seek candidates with a strong track record in a China-related field of research and with experience in teaching Chinese studies and Chinese language. This open field search welcomes applications from candidates in all areas of specialisation in contemporary, modern or premodern China. Relevant disciplines include cultural, literary, film and media studies; history, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, politics and linguistics. Continue reading

Trinity College part-time lecturer position

Part-time language lecturer position at Trinity College (CT)

Trinity College (Hartford, CT) invites applications for a part-time lecturer position to teach one  language course in Fall 18, with the possibility to teach two language courses in Spring 2019. Applicants must have a native fluency in Mandarin Chinese, a minimum of a MA with a specialization in Chinese literature/culture/linguistics/pedagogy, and experience in language teaching in a North American setting.

Details about Trinity College may be found at http://www.trincoll.edu/Pages/default.aspx.

Submit application electronically to Yipeng Shen with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three names of references at yipeng.shen@trincoll.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.

Yipeng Shen <yipeng.shen@trincoll.edu>


UC Santa Barbara position

The East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, seeks to hire an Assistant Professor who specializes in the interconnected fields of modern Chinese literature, film, and cultural studies. PhD preferred. The minimum requirement to be considered an applicant is the completion of all requirements for a PhD in modern Chinese literature, film, cultural studies, or related field (or equivalent degree) except the dissertation (or equivalent) at the time of application. Candidate must have a PhD by time of appointment as Assistant Professor. Specialization in modern Chinese literature, film, cultural studies, or related field. Appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2019. Continue reading

Loyola Marymount position

Adjunct Faculty in Chinese
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is seeking part-time faculty to teach language classes (up to eight credit hours per semester) in Chinese.

LMU part-time faculty are expected to instruct and facilitate meaningful learning of the course competencies and proactively support all facets of the learning environment consistent with the university’s mission; provide education through learning-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the job market; encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning and ethics as well as personal and professional development.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific. LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves over 6000 undergraduates and over 2500 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Visit http://www.lmu.edu for more information. Continue reading

NTU translation/interpretation positions

The Graduate Program in Translation and Interpretation (GPTI) at National Taiwan University (NTU) announces two full-time faculty positions. Initial appointment will begin on August 1, 2019.  For more information and downloads of forms, please refer to the following website: http://gpti.ntu.edu.tw/news/news.php?Sn=458.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could share the news with your members.


Graduate Program in Translation and Interpretation
National Taiwan University
No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-33661582
Fax: +886-2-33661708
E-mail: ntutiprogram@ntu.edu.tw

Transnational Postsocialist Media Networks postdoc

Call for applications // Postdoctoral Fellowship:

>applications due September/1/2018
>fellowship begins January/1/2019
Concordia University (Montréal, Canada)
Supervisors: Dr. Joshua Neves and Dr. Masha Salazkina

We invite applications for a postdoctoral fellow of film and media whose research focuses on the relationship – either in comparative or transnational terms – between the former Communist bloc and the Global South. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to enter into dialogue with the research projects already underway in the department of Cinema under the auspices of the Global Emergent Media Lab (Gem Lab) and the CURC in Transnational Media Arts and Cultures with the goal of interrogating the shifting theoretical questions about the Cold War, colonialism and their legacies and developing a shared conceptual model for describing and assessing these geopolitical flows either from a historical or contemporary perspective.

Apply here:

For more information please contact:

Joshua Neves: joshua.neves@concordia.ca
Masha Salazkina: masha.salazkina@concordia.ca

Syracuse visiting position

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at Syracuse University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese Language, Literature, Film, and Culture, beginning August 20, 2018, to replace a faculty member on leave. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, including CHI 401 in fall and CHI 402 in spring (Advanced Chinese Language I and II), one class each semester in Chinese literature, film, or culture (taught in English), and one class each semester in beginning or intermediate-level Chinese language. Additional responsibilities include working with the Chinese Language Coordinator to advise students interested in pursuing the Chinese Language Minor.

A Ph.D. in Chinese or Chinese Studies or related field required and experience in teaching university-level Mandarin instruction also required.

For a detailed position description and online application instructions, please go to http://www.sujobopps.com/postings/75025 and attach a current CV, cover letter, names and email addresses of three professional referees to provide letters of recommendation, and evaluations of two recent courses taught. Continue reading