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  • Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies Information Session
    12/11/2014Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) writer Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) published by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS)

    The Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies will host an information session about the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Study on Thursday, December 11, at noon in International Studies Building room 232. All advanced Japanese language students interested a year of intensive language study in Yokohama, Japan at the premier training center for Japanese language training are encouraged to attend.

    Lunch will be provided, but an RSVP is required; please RSVP to Elizabeth Oyler (eaoyler@illinois.edu). 


    The Center's program is intended for students who are embarking on careers in Japanese studies or a profession in which fluent Japanese is necessary. The program is designed to bring each participant to a level of proficiency sufficient for academic or professional use. Training focuses on development of the ability to converse in Japanese on specialized subjects, to comprehend and deliver public presentations, and to read and write materials in Japanese in order to function professionally in academia, business, government, and other fields. Many graduates occupy positions of leadership in their respective disciplines and professions.
    The Center is the premier American program for the teaching of advanced Japanese and has provided language training to more than 1850 individuals. First established in Tokyo in 1963, the Center now resides in Yokohama, Japan with space, services, and various amenities provided by the municipal government. Support for operations is generously provided by the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC). The program is governed by an Inter-University Advisory Board of scholars representing sixteen universities with strong, established graduate programs in Japanese Studies.

    For more information:
    https://web.stanford.edu/dept/IUC/cgi-bin/programs/nippon-foundation.php

  • Career Opportunities in Hong Kong - Door to the Greater China Region/Asian countries
    12/3/2014Foundation Global Education writer Foundation Global Education by Foundation Global Education published by Foundation Global Education
    Greetings from Foundation Global Education. We are an independent education consultancy (IECA) based in Hong Kong helping families from the Greater China region and other Asian countries seek overseas boarding school and university education in the USA, UK, Canada, and Switzerland. Our team of professional counselors is among the most prominent in the region and has been serving Asian families from 45 cities across 15 countries.
     
    Education Counselor
     
    With the expansion of our work, we would like to recruit a few qualified candidates for the position of Education Counselor to guide our affluent clients in education planning and overseas study application. This post best suits those individuals with a deep desire to understand Asia and personally experience the pace in this dynamic region. Those majoring in various forms of international studies (international relations, international business, international education, Asian studies, etc.) should find the experience most rewarding. Prior boarding school background will be particularly relevant. Fluency in a local language (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indonesian/Malay, Vietnamese) is highly preferred but not required. Frequent travel is expected.
     
    Please find attached the details of this position and its application process for your review and kindly forward this job opening to your departmental office for central posting or to your fellow associates for their forwarding to their students respectively. This opportunity extends to any recent graduates of your department and those who are soon graduating next summer (Class of 2015). Both bachelor and master degree candidates are welcome to apply.
     
    Hong Kong is strategically located at the heart of Asia and well known for its economic vibrance and cultural diversity. We encourage all candidates with an international focus to consider starting their career in Asia’s most international metropolis.
     
    Please see the attachment for details.
  • CEAPS Curriculum Co-Development Grants
    12/1/2014Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) writer Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) published by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS)

    The Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications from UIUC faculty partnered with faculty from other institutions in Illinois and Indiana to develop East Asia-focused curriculum for undergraduate classes.

    For more information, please see the attached document.

  • CEAPS Faculty Travel Grants
    12/1/2014Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) writer Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) published by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS)

    The Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications from faculty at Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) and Community Colleges in Illinois and Indiana for grants of up to $1000 to offset travel, accommodation, and meal expenses for visits to the UIUC campus to use the university’s library and meet with faculty.  We welcome applications from faculty performing research in East Asian Studies or developing curriculum about East Asia for courses at their home institutions.

    For more information, please see the attached document.

  • Spring RAship Opportunity at Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program, LAS
    12/1/2014Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program writer Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program by Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program published by Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program

    25 or 50% Research Assistantship for SPRING 2015
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program

     

    The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Student Academic Affairs Office is developing a Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program for LAS Undergraduate students. The goal of the program is to work with students across their curricular and co-curricular activities to: 1) develop awareness and skill in competencies both for the work environment and for productive civic engagement, and 2) reinforce the core values of a liberal education to bring to light the current gap areas and preferences identified by employers. We seek a research assistant for the Spring 2015 term to assist us in the development of this program. There is a possibility of renewal.

    Applicant must be enrolled in a Master¹s or Doctoral program. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and ability to work independently. Preferred qualifications: experience in program coordination, research background in Higher Education and/or Student Affairs, program coordination experience, understanding of curriculum development, ability to develop and maintain connections with faculty, staff and other professionals across campus, experience working with undergraduates.

    Responsibilities:

    • Conduct research related to various aspects of the program (e.g. e-portfolios; pre- and post-experiential course; mindfulness; workshop topics; case competition). This includes pulling from recent literature, as related to the topic, as well as comparing activities among peer institutions.
    • Coordinate and attend meetings of working groups. We have developed a few working groups that include academic advisors, student affairs personnel and faculty. The RA will need to coordinate and attend these meetings to track their progress and follow up on any assigned action items.
    • Assist the Chair of the PPD committee in duties as needed.

    To apply or for questions, please email a CV or Resume and a Letter of Interest to Nicole Lamers (lamers@illinois.edu), by December 1st, 2014.