Assistant Teaching Professor of Chinese (Winston-Salem, NC)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Wake Forest University is seeking to fill an Assistant Teaching Professor or Assistant Professor of the Practice position in Chinese to begin Fall 2019. The responsibilities include teaching Chinese language courses at all levels as well as language for specific purpose courses. The successful candidate may also work with an adjunct instructor and other faculty members to organize extracurricular activities. Applicants may have a PhD in second language pedagogy or a related field (or at least an MA and extensive professional experience), native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, experience in teaching all levels of Chinese language courses at the university level in the U.S., and strong grounding in proficiency-oriented teaching. 

A complete application should include: cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, two sample syllabi, two most recent student evaluations, a lesson plan, and a 30-minute teaching demonstration as an attachment. Have your letter writers submit the confidential letters of recommendation to letters@wfu.edu.  Please follow the instructions at the top of this posting for best results. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to AskHR@wfu.edu. Review of applicants begins immediately; the position will remain open until it is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to also apply for our position of visiting assistant professor of Chinese.

Please go to this link to apply: https://wfu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Faculty_Career_Website_live/job/Winston-Salem-NC/Assistant-Teaching-Professor-of-Chinese–Department-of-East-Asian-Languages-and-Cultures_R0001436

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