China Area Studies Course Coordinator
McColm & Company (McCO) is a mission-driven consulting firm working to help clients achieve critical development and diplomacy objectives. We work with clients to build skills and connections that ensure stability and growth. McCO offers a suite of cross cutting core capabilities to design and implement solutions across three primary areas of practice, including policy & diplomacy, economic growth and trade, and strategic partnerships. The firm’s core capabilities include training and capacity building, research and evaluation, program management, and performance improvement.
McColm & Company seeks a China Subject Matter Expert instructor to design, deliver and coordinate the China Area Studies course with language integration at the U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Institute.
This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the forces that have shaped modern China and continue to influence the course of its development domestically and internationally, especially those issues that most affect relations with the United States. It reviews historical and cultural factors that have given rise to China’s recent structure and explores the major social, economic, and political issues facing these nations today. It also provides an overview of the Chinese government and economy as well as the present policies of the United States on the key issues in U.S.-China, U.S.–Taiwan, and U.S.-Hong Kong relations. The course combines lectures, class discussions, field trips, documentaries, and other participatory activities such as the preparation of a paper and/or an oral presentation in class, and is supported by readings.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
The course is 10 days in length, beginning February 13, 2020 and convening every other Thursday until June 18, 2020.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Please submit a detailed CV highlighting Japan and/or Korea subject matter expertise and teaching/training experience via this webform.
The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2020 at 5pm. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, early/immediate applications encouraged.
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