Entries by CLTA

Proportional Contract Instructor Chinese (Boston, MA)

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Simmons College seeks a part-time proportional sabbatical replacement for the academic year 2017-2018. The successful candidate will teach five Mandarin language courses at all levels and coordinate the Chinese language program. Candidates must be available to teach on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.  Native or near-native proficiency in […]

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR328/16-17) (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Baptist University FACULTY OF ARTS Department of Chinese Language and Literature Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR328/16-17) The appointee is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and possibly at postgraduate degree levels related to classical Chinese literature or traditional Chinese culture.  The appointee is also expected to: (a) teach courses in classical […]

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Fayetteville, Arkansas)

The Department of World Languages at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese, to begin August 2017. With a student body of more than 26,000, the University of Arkansas is a national research institution located in Fayetteville, part of a growing metropolitan area of some 500,000 people which is […]

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in (1) Applied Language Sciences; (2) Bilingualism and Communication / Asian Languages and Linguistics / Area Studies; (3) Chinese Linguistics; (4) Chinese Language Education / Chinese Literature; (5) Translation and Interpreting

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,300.  The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$7 billion (US$900 million) […]

One-year full-time adjunct instructor in Chinese Language and Literature (Charleston, South Carolina)

The Program of Asian Studies at the College of Charleston invites applications for a one-year full-time adjunct instructor in Chinese Language and Literature, starting August 16, 2017. The candidate must be able to teach Standard Mandarin at all undergraduate levels, as well as Introduction to Asian Studies. The position is benefits-eligible, the salary is competitive, […]

Lecturer in Chinese (Iowa City, IA)

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The University of Iowa announces an opening for a full-time lecturer position in Chinese Language to begin in August 2017. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible re-appointment of up to two additional years, and the position will be renewable thereafter […]

Teaching Fellow in Chinese (Clinton, NY)

The East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a Teaching Fellow in Chinese position for the 2017-18 academic year.  The position can be renewed for one additional year, contingent on funding renewal and performance review.  A B.A. or M.A. in Chinese language pedagogy or related areas and experience teaching Chinese […]

Lecturer I in Chinese language (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan invites applications for the position of Lecturer I in Chinese language beginning September 1, 2017. Responsibilities include instruction at any assigned levels and active involvement in teamwork and program affairs. Appointment level will be 100%. This is a renewable one-year appointment. Applicants should […]


The Chinese Program at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. SENIOR LECTURER IN CHINESE One full-time position. The successful candidate will teach up to 12 credit hours/semester in Chinese language and must be willing to coordinate and participate in various activities to enhance the Chinese Program. Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in Chinese linguistics, or Chinese literature, […]

Lecturer in Chinese (University Park, PA)

The Department of Asian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Chinese, starting August 2017. This position will offer benefits and may be renewable. Salary is competitive. Responsibilities include teaching all levels of Chinese and active participation in teamwork and programmatic development. Teaching load is six courses per year. […]

Lecturer in Chinese (3 years renewable contract) (Singapore)

Centre for Modern Languages, School of Humanities & Social Sciences Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at NTU is inviting applications for a full-time Lecturer position in […]

Lecturer A (Philadelphia, PA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of a full-time Lecturer in the Chinese Language Program for the academic year 2017-18. The appointment will be for one year with the possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years based on satisfactory performance and […]

Professor (PR123-3/16-17) (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Baptist University FACULTY OF ARTS Department of Chinese Language and Literature Professor (PR123-3/16-17) The Department of Chinese Language and Literature seeks to appoint a tenure-track position of full Professor with the expertise in Chinese Studies or relevant disciplines, such as literature, culture, language, etc.  The appointee is expected to have the qualities and […]

Upper School Mandarin Teacher – St. Luke’s School, an independent day school (New Canaan, CT)

2017-18 Job Opening: Upper School Mandarin Teacher St. Luke’s School is a secular, college-preparatory day school serving grades 5 through 12. Located in New Canaan, Connecticut, St. Luke’s attracts families from 25 towns throughout Connecticut and New York. A combination of challenging academics and truly exceptional community support distinguishes St. Luke’s and encourages our students […]

Kindergarten Mandarin Immersion Teacher (San Francisco Bay Area)

Help create a new Mandarin immersion school based on current educational research and best practices! West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is looking for kindergarten teachers bilingual in Mandarin and English to join the faculty of its new Mandarin immersion elementary school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Positions are available for both regular […]

Mandarin Chinese Immersion Classroom Teachers (SW Portland, Oregon)

The Northwest Chinese Academy is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic Mandarin Chinese immersion teachers and assistants to join our community. As a Mandarin Immersion Classroom Teacher you will work collaboratively within our school community of teachers, parents and a wonderful group of students.  You will implement a creative, multicultural curriculum providing instruction in both small group […]

Target Language Coordinator/Language Support Teacher – Mandarin (Denver, CO)

International School of Denver is an independent school that teaches the curricula and fulfills the highest educational standards of the United States, China, France and Spain by offering early immersion bilingual international education, accredited by participating governments, in order to prepare its students to thrive in a diverse and competitive global society. The middle school […]

Part-Time Renewable Chinese Lecturer (Lexington, Virginia)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a part-time Chinese lecturer position to begin in late August, 2017. This position is annually renewable, if there is need. Responsibilities include teaching Chinese language at all levels. Qualifications: MA in Chinese, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, linguistics […]

Lead Teacher (Hong Kong)

Greetings from beautiful Hong Kong! We have been busy developing Dalton School Hong Kong, a dual language primary school, from the ground up and hope to welcome our first group of students in September 2017. We will be starting with just two or three sections of 1st grade–slow and steady! We are currently seeking to […]

Chinese Language Arts Teacher (Washington, DC)

District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public charter middle and high school in DC. We aim to provide our students with a world-class education that empowers them to follow their passions and change the world. DCI’s education centers on the: International Baccalaureate curriculum framework; Advanced language learning in Chinese, Spanish and French; and […]

Chinese Teacher, Part-time, Immediate Opening (Danvers, MA)

St. John’s Prep, a Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12, seeks a part-time Chinese teacher to teach two sections of Chinese in our High School program for the remainder of this academic year. We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching from a full immersion approach […]

Report on the 2016 Annual Membership Meeting

CLTA’s Annual Membership Meeting was held in Boston, MA during the ACTFL’s Annual Conference on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The meeting kicked off with a reception – many thanks to the sponsors for the wonderful meal. CLTA’s President, Helen Shen, started the meeting with a warm welcome and expressed her appreciation for the membership’s support […]

STARTALK 2016 Programs

STARTALK has just published their list of programs for 2016.  Chinese language teachers in the U.S. may apply for a program of interest to them.  Here is the URL: https://startalk.umd.edu/public/find-a-summer-program/?f[0]=im_field_st_language%3A39&f[1]=im_field_program_participant_typ%3A183

Volume 50:3, October 2015

In Memoriam: Professor Frank Feng-sheng Hsueh (薛鳳生教授) ··· i Editor’s Message ···ii Articles The Place of Linguistics in CSL Teaching and Teacher Education: Toward a Usage-Based Constructionist Theoretical Orientation ··· 1 Zhuo Jing-Schmidt, University of Oregon Curricular Goals and Curriculum Design: The Case of a College-level Chinese Language Program ··· 23 Han Luo, Lafayette College Writing Practice and […]