About

Trevor teaching at Korea University

RESUME
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James Trevor Jackson
Salalah College of Technology
Al Thumrait Street
Salalah, Oman
+968 7936 5476
trevorj800@gmail.com
Highlights of Qualifications
● International teaching experience in seven countries on three continents
● University-level experience in English for Academic Purposes, English Literature, Business English
● Diverse professional and academic background in a wide variety of multicultural environments
Education
M.A., English Literature City College of New York at the City University of New York
Certificates in TESOL Oxford Seminars, Asian EFL (180 hours)
B.A., English Literature Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York
Licenses and Certifications
CBEST California Department of Education
FINRA Licenses, 7 & 63 NASD, Financial Services Regulatory Authority
Life & Health Insurance California Department of Insurance
Employment
Full-time lecturer
Salalah College of Technology
Salalah, Oman Nov 2017—Present
● Plan and conduct classes in English for Academic Purposes.
● Academic advisor to undergraduate students.
● Responsible for grading attendance and all aspects of classroom management.
Full-time English Language Trainer
Vinnell Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Aug. 2017—Nov. 2017
● Teach English language and American culture to Saudi National Guard personnel
● Assist officers in achieving the mission-goal of English language qualification.
● Responsible for development of supplementary materials for use within established curriculum.
● Preparation of daily lesson plans.
Full-time lecturer
Dhofar University
Salalah, Oman Sept. 2015—Aug. 2017
● Plan and conduct classes in English for Academic Purposes.
● Academic advisor to undergraduate students.
● Promoted from instructor to lecturer, transferred from Foundation Program to CAAS, 9/16.
Full-time lecturer
Tsinghua University, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
Beijing, China Aug. 2013—July 2015
● Planned and conducted classes in Academic Writing and English literature.
● Gave public lectures on topics related to literature, and narrative theory.
● Responsible for academic advising, curriculum development and lesson planning in multiple subject areas.
Full-time Postgraduate Reseacher
The University of New South Wales, School of the Arts and Media
Sydney, Australia Sept. 2011 – July 2013
● Recipient of the UNSW's University International Postgraduate Research Award (UIPA).
● Conducted research in the field of narrative theory; cognitive narratology.
Tutor​ (​part-time)
Nura Gili Indigenous Programs Unit
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia Dec. 2011 – Nov. 2012
● Planned and conducted one-on-one tutorials with indigenous Australian students to supplement standard
coursework in multiple subjects within the humanities.
Instructor, Business English​ (part-time)
Crown English Institute
Auckland, New Zealand Dec. 2010 – Mar. 2011
● Planned and conducted business English classes for advanced students from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Instructor​ (​part-time)
The University of Auckland, Department of English
Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 2010 – Jan. 20111
● Conducted a university-wide compulsory course in reading, writing and analysis (English 121G) to first
and second-year undergraduate students at the largest university in New Zealand.
● Responsible for grading, attendance and all tasks related to class management.
Full-time lecturer
The Sejong Institute of Foreign Language Studies,
Korea University, Sejong Campus
Jochiwon, Korea Mar. 2008 – Aug. 2010
● Planned and conducted classes in English composition and conversation as well as elective classes in
American Culture and History.
● Created class curriculum, syllabi, written tests and assignments for classes ranging in size of 10 – 35
students.
● Responsible for grading, attendance and all tasks related to class management.
● Assisted in extra-curricular activities such as facilitating discussions in the campus English Café.
● Assisted Korean faculty and staff with English translation of academic-oriented documents.
● Hosted Korea University’s daily radio talk show “Good Morning English” on station KDBS.
Full Time Lecturer
Division of English Language and Literature,
Pukyong National University
Busan, Korea Mar. 2007 – Feb. 2008
● Planned and conducted classes in English composition and conversation as well as elective classes in 19
th &
20
th century literature.
● Conducted intensive business English seminars for students destined for English-speaking internships.
● Developed class syllabi, written tests and assignments for classes ranging in size of 10 – 40 students.
● Served as Editorial Adviser for ‘The Pukyong Herald,’ the University’s English language magazine.
● Assisted in extra-curricular activities such as speech competitions and other events.
● Assisted Korean faculty and staff with English translation for a broad range of purposes.
Instructor
Lits & Gauss
Busan, Korea Feb. 2006 – Feb. 2007
● Planned and conducted classes in conversational English using a communicative approach.
● Supported director in text selection and supplementary materials to address specific curriculum needs.
Instructor
Hankuk Aviation University
Seoul, Korea Dec. 2005 – Feb. 2006
● Presented lessons in reading, academic essay writing, and conversational English.
Financial Adviser
Morgan Stanley
San Francisco, California, USA May 2003 – April 2005
● Educated and advised clientele on the use of investment products for retirement, estate planning and
charitable giving in one of the world’s largest financial services firms.
● Wrote and implemented detailed, long-term financial plans for Morgan Stanley clientele.
Tuition Financing Consultant​,
TIAA-CREF New York, NY; San Francisco, CA, USA Sept. ​1998 – April 2003
● Responsible for explaining state-sponsored College Saving Programs worked to prospective investors
within thirteen different investment programs. Also involved with training new employees on software
systems and rules governing each state program.
Investment Advisor
Trautman Wasserman & Co.
New York, NY, USA Jan. 1995 - Sept. 1998
● Educated and advised clientele on the use of investment products for retirement, estate planning and wealth
accumulation.
● Advised clientele on risk parameters of early-stage financings of emerging-growth companies.
Research Associate
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY, USA Jan. 1992 - Dec. 1995
● Site-coordinator for The Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease (CERAD)
● Facilitated in the running of a research project aimed at studying the role of sound and motion devices in
aiding elderly patients with sleep disorders (through the Jewish Home and Hospital for Aged (JHHA)
● Managed and maintained database of 600 patients.
ESL Instructor (part-time)
United Talmudical Academy
Brooklyn, New York Sept. 1993 – Dec. 1994
● Planned and conducted classes in English as a Second Language as well as elementary mathematics.
● Responsible for lesson planning and grading daily homework assignments in class sizes of 35-40 students.
● Graded and wrote detailed quarterly evaluations on student progress.
Research Assistant
Columbia University, Department of Neurology
New York, NY, USA July 1989 – Jan. 1992
● Collected data for several longitudinal research projects studying Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease,
stroke and other neurodegenerative disorders.
Personal Activities and Interests
● Composer and multi-instrumentalist, (contrabass, mandolin, fingerstyle guitar).
● Reading interests include 19
th Century English literature, cognitive science, narratology.

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