Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor (Coordinator, Chinese Language Program) (University Park, PA)

The Department of Asian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, seeks applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position to serve as Coordinator of the Chinese Language Program, beginning July 1, 2019. This position offers full benefits and a competitive salary and will be filled at the rank of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor. Applicants with degrees in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL) or related fields are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. degree is strongly preferred but not required. Candidates must have at least two years of experience teaching Chinese language in North American institutions of higher education. Administrative experience is preferred. The Chinese Language Program supports an undergraduate major in Chinese, offering more than thirty sections of Chinese language and culture courses each year. The Coordinator of the program will work closely with the Department Head, and will be in charge of course scheduling, teacher training, and curricular development in addition to teaching Chinese language courses. Interested candidates must submit an online application, and should include as attachments a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which should explicitly address the candidate`s teaching ability), a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations over the most recent two years, and transcript from the university last attended. Please also include a link to an online video of the candidate’s teaching with the application materials, or send a CD/DVD to Sue Stewart, The Department of Asian Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 102 Old Botany Building, University Park, PA 16802. In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 10, 2018. For more information about our program, please visit our website at

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