Location: Shanghai, China
Responsibilities: The Program Assistant’s primary responsibility will be to act as a front-line advisor for Queen’s students at Fudan University, Shanghai. The Program Assistant will organise orientation sessions for the incoming Queen’s students, act as an assistant for LLCU 432 (Field Research Practicum course), provide support to Queen’s staff at Fudan, and maintain and observe regular office hours through the academic term. This work also involves providing timely first stage help and support to Queen’s students regarding non-academic and academic issues. The LLCU Semester Abroad program runs for 15 weeks from September to December 2014, at Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Applicants can learn more about the programme at http://www.queensu.ca/llcu/studyabroad/shanghai.html.
Time commitment: This position requires a minimum availability of 2 days/week from early August to mid December 2014.
Salary: The Academic Assistant will receive a salary of $4000, plus accommodation and international travel costs.
Please submit a CV along with a cover letter highlighting any relevant experience or background. Your applications should include your summer phone number, email and address as well contact information of two referees.
Applications are due before Wednesday, April 16, 2014to:
Mrs. Laurie Young
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures