The East Asian Studies Center at the University of Southern California leads and supports education, research, and community research concerning East Asia.

Nov 30 2012

TA Needed for Global East Asia CHINA Summer 2013

USC Dornsife PhD students are eligible to apply

The East Asian Studies Center is seeking one teaching assistant for its Global East Asia (EASC 360) summer study abroad course in China for summer 2013. The teaching assistantship will most likely be a 25% appointment, which will provide a stipend of approximately $5,000 and tuition remission of up to 8 units for the summer. It will also cover the mandatory Student Health Care Center fee and USC graduate student health premiums. The TA will be responsible for assisting with the coordination of logistics prior to departure and during the month-long course and will be responsible for teaching standard Mandarin Chinese.

Preferred candidates should: Have experience living or working in China, be able to communicate and teach standard Mandarin Chinese, be organized and able to manage undergraduate students, be able to serve as point person for logistics arrangements with travel agents, etc.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to by Monday, January 7, 2013.

Location: Fudan University, Shanghai and travel to Beijing and other cities in China
Tentative Dates: May 24-June 23, 2013
Instructor: Brett Sheehan, Associate Professor of History
Course: Global China 1800 to the Present: The View from Shanghai and Beyond
Summary: Examine the impact of globalization on China and the impact of China on globalization using Shanghai as an example.

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