English/Mandarin Research Specialist Intermediate

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Jul 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: English/Mandarin Research Specialist Intermediate

Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 06-30-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Human Services in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for an English/Mandarin Research Specialist Intermediate (wage) position. The incumbent develops and designs an instrument and learning materials focused on helping students learn mandarin Chinese. Responsibilities include collaborating with principal investigator (PI) on project design and production, project implementation, coordination of recruitment for trial-run, data collection efforts, and data analysis. Incumbent consults with experts in the field to get feedback on project. Work is anticipated to be 10 hours per week.

A Master's degree in Linguistics or Cognitive Science is required, as is at least one year of experience developing foreign language training materials or teaching the Chinese language. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Candidates must be highly proficient/native speaker of Mandarin Chinese and English and must have knowledge of IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) . In addition knowledge of Acoustic phonetic software PRATT and Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word) are required.

This is an at-will wage position that does not carry benefits.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0621225. Complete a job application online and attach a cover letter and resume.

For questions about the position or application process please contact Nicole Robinson, Human Resources Generalist, at nr7f@virginia.edu.

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Must be highly proficient/native speaker of Mandarin Chinese and English. Must have knowledge of IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet).

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