Assistant Professor of Chinese (Clinton, NY)

The East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College seeks applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Chinese, to begin July 1, 2017.  The candidate for the position must have a Ph.D. in Chinese Language Pedagogy, Linguistics, or Second Language Acquisition (a closely related field is preferred).  Experience in computer-assisted language teaching or on-line teaching is a plus.  A candidate with ABD will be considered but should have plans to complete the degree by July 1, 2017.  Experience in teaching college-level Chinese is essential.  The successful candidate will teach introductory to upper-level courses, develop basic language materials, and supervise language instruction in our nationally recognized Chinese program.  The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter.  Hamilton College also runs the internationally renowned Associated Colleges in China (ACC) program in Beijing (  The successful candidate will work with the Administrative Director of the ACC to ensure the continuing collaboration between the programs.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, at least two syllabi, a dissertation abstract, a statement on teaching philosophy, and arrange for submission of three confidential letters of recommendation to Interfolio at  We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations.  Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment.

Address questions to Professor Masaaki Kamiya of the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department, Hamilton College (  Review of applications will begin onSeptember 24, 2016.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listing at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners).  Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.  Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.  Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.