RESUME __________________________________________________________ James Trevor Jackson Salalah College of Technology Al Thumrait Street Salalah, Oman +968 7936 5476 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.