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Cornell College Instructor at Beihua University in Jilin, China

Cornell College
Mount Vernon, IA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Cornell College invites applications for an instructor to teach an intensive, two-week-long segment of Introduction to Programming in C, taught at the undergraduate level for Electrical and Computer Engineering students at Beihua University in Jilin, China. Two sections of the course will be taught concurrently, and each section meets for two hours every weekday for the two-week period. The course will be taught in English and supports a partnership between Cornell College and the Communication Engineering department of Beihua University, in which Cornell College faculty and other instructors teach a total of 15 courses on the Beihua University campus. This course will be taught from June 3 - 14, with travel back and forth from China on May 29 and June 15.

We seek candidates who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. We will prefer candidates who have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline; candidates who are ABD or have Masters' or significant professional experience will also be seriously considered. This position requires excellent spoken English. To ask questions contact Dr. Kara Beauchamp at

All qualified and interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses your relevant teaching and professional experience, curriculum vita, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable; official transcripts are needed prior to employment) through Cornell's online application system.

Teaching takes place in China. People living in the following states are eligible for hire: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Colorado, Florida, and Wisconsin. Contact Human Resources at human_resources if you have questions and/or live in another state and are interested in this position.

Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until the position is filled.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires the satisfactory completion of a background check.

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