Instructor Asia-US Curriculum

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Job ID 25549
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

Instructor Asia-US Curriculum in Columbia, Missouri

Under the supervision of Asian Affairs Center Director, provide instruction in Asia-US related curriculum, including instruction related to Korean culture, economic development and trade. Implement and facilitate intercultural training programs for Korean and other Asian students and trainees in American government, business, culture and language. Coordinate communications. Secure and disseminate ideas, concepts innovations and other information. Develop materials and participate in campus and community events related to intercultural projects (workshops, seminars, conferences, etc). Monitor news and information sources for items useful to academic programs/projects. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers. Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts. Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as race and ethnic relations, gender studies, and cross-cultural perspectives. Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others. Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences. Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records. Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students. Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work. Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, and on career issues. Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues. Select and obtain materials and supplies, such as textbooks. Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities. Identify support staff needs. Evaluate effectiveness of support functions and recommend changes for enhancement. Establish record keeping procedures and monitor records for appropriate information retention. Act as advisers to student organizations. PhD in Asian studies, Applied Economics or related field. 2 years experience with development of Asia-US related curriculum, including developing instructional and informational materials for academic programs.

Reply to: Sang S. Kim, N49 Memorial Union, Columbia, Missouri 65211; fax(573)884-2709; email [email protected]


PhD in Asian studies, Applied Economics or related field. 2 yrs. exp. w/development of Asia-US related curriculum, incl. developing instructional & informational materials for academic programs.

Application Deadline

March 12, 2018

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

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The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/15/2018
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