A tenure track Assistant Professor (Texas)

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure track position, at the level of Assistant Professor, in our Chinese Studies program. Ph.D. in Chinese Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, or areas related to Chinese Language Studies is required and must be in hand by May 2019. Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin and English is required; intermediate proficiency in a second Asian language (Japanese, Vietnamese, or Korean) is desirable.

The successful candidate will be able to teach Mandarin Chinese language courses at all levels as well as graduate courses on theories of language acquisition, research-based instruction, and/or Chinese linguistics. Demonstrated excellence in college-level language teaching and evidence of strong research potential are required. We welcome candidates interested in contributing to our interdisciplinary World Cultures and Literatures undergraduate and graduate programs or to the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences’ initiatives in the Digital Humanities.

Applications should be submitted online athttp://www.uh.edu/human-resources/careers/Please upload 1) letter of application, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) unofficial transcripts, 4) research and 5) teaching statements, and 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please direct inquiries for additional information to Dr. Xiaohong Wen, Professor of Chinese and Director of the Chinese Studies Program in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, at xswen@Central.uh.edu.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.