English and Chinese speaking assistant
National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) astronomy group is seeking a part-time Chinese-English speaking assistant.
Fluency in Chinese and conversation level of English.
Research-related knowledge is NOT required. Experiences of administrative work in an academic field and language ability have priorities for this position. Candidates with relevant backgrounds and expertise are encouraged to apply, although all exceptional candidates will be considered.
Explain Chinese emails and documents to Tetsuya and foreigners in our group
Faculty meeting documents
Grant proposal related
Most emails are not important, but it is important not to miss a few important ones
Collect information on any application about research grant, award, prize, scholarship, and etc, and summarize it including
Application form and its translation if necessary
Communicate with staff at the department office and manage our NSTC grant together. Chinese communication is needed to better understand
Chinese phone calls
Other minor help including
Purchase from Chinese shops
Hotel, airplane reservations (only a few times a year)
Maintain group blog and website
Teach Chinese to Tetsuya (if extra time)
Language support for foreigners in our group
Help ARC, Tax, and other government-related documents
Three half-days (4 hours×3) per week. Actual working time and days are flexible.
Department of Physics, National Chung Hsing University, No. 145, Xingda Rd., South Dist., Taichung City 40227, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
The salary will be commensurate with your qualification and actual working hours. For example, 10,000 NTD per month for three half-days a week.
To apply, please send your resume including (1) educational background, (2) work experience, and (3) certificates of language ability if you have as a single PDF to Prof. Tetsuya Hashimoto by 30 April 2023.
The search begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. The expected starting date is on 8 May 2023.
For further information about our research group, see the following URL.
Prof. Tetsuya Hashimoto
Informal inquiries can be made to Prof. Tetsuya Hashimoto (firstname.lastname@example.org).