Job Market Crash Course

A series of articles about the academic job market on The Chronicle‘s site Vitae:

Topics covered include: dossiers, job ads, interviews, job wikis, VAP (Visiting Assistant Professor) positions, and more.

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/tags/Market%20Crash%20Course?cid=vbl

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Texas Tech doctoral funding

The TTU Graduate School has recently made funding available for supplemental recruitment of doctoral students. The English Department has appointments with funding for three doctoral students ($15K stipend and partial fee waivers), one of which will also carry a graduate recruitment fellowship of $4K/year for four years in addition to the stipend and waivers. The Graduate Studies Committee has decided to make these funds available for second-chance applicants in literature or linguistics, i.e., capable and qualified MA students who have been waitlisted at other institutions or who have not received an offer of funding.

Applicants must submit pre-qualification information (application form, CV, writing sample, personal statement, three letters of recommendation) to be submitted to english.gradadvisor@ttu.edu by May 23; we will consider these materials on a rolling basis until that point. The application form can be found at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/english/grad_degrees/admissions.php .

We do not admit BA students directly into the doctoral program. Prospective students must hold an MA by the start of the Fall 2014 semester.

Please have qualified and interested students contact me at english.gradadvisor@ttu.edu and visit the program website at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/english/grad_degrees/ for further information. I have also attached a flyer with the relevant information.

With thanks,

Dr. Brian J. McFadden
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of English
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3091
Vox: 806-834-8033
Fax: 806-742-0989

Personal: brian.mcfadden@ttu.edu
Office: english.gradadvisor@ttu.edu

http://www.english.ttu.edu/grad_degrees/graduate_programs.php

 

Job – Alcuin School Mandarin Teacher

Upper School Mandarin (Simplified Characters) Teacher

Job Description: Nestled in the heart of north Dallas on twelve acres with lovely gardens and a small winding brook, the Alcuin School [http://www.alcuinschool.org] has for fifty years provided a lovely learning environment for its students. Parents select the School for a progressive education which focuses on the 21st Century Skills of communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. Jean-Claude Saada expresses the spirit of the Alcuin community with these thoughts, “Our most sacred obligation to these splendid beings is to open their hearts, inform their minds and encourage their dreams that they may be ready when life calls them to greatness.” Beginning August 2014, an Upper School will be added.The School is an IB World School authorized for the Middle Years Programme and pursuing authorization for the Diploma Programme.

The School actively seeks candidates to teach Mandarin for one very small class. Candidates with university experience or candidates pursuing post-graduate studies are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s required. Master’s preferred. International Baccalaureate experience will be considered.
Employment Date: Interviews are currently being conducted.
Response: Candidates are invited to immediately submit their résumé to Katherine Noll, Director of Human Resources at katherine.noll@alcuinschool.org
6144 CHURCHILL