Full-time Lecturer of Chinese (Knoxville, TN)

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking applications for a full-time lecturer position in Chinese to begin August 1, 2019. This position is a 1-year renewable term, which becomes a 3-year renewable term as Senior Lecturer, and a 5-year renewable term as Distinguished Lecturer. Lecturer comes with full benefits. The teaching load is four courses (or 12 hours) per semester. The lecturer is expected to be able to teach Chinese language at all levels and be actively involved in the development of the Chinese program. Minimum qualifications: M.A. in Chinese pedagogy, linguistics, or related fields; native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; at least two years of Chinese teaching experience at the post-secondary level in the U.S.; demonstrated excellence in teaching. Review of applications will begin March 18, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Please send your application to the search committee at utkmfllchinese@gmail.com, including:

1. Letter of application
2. CV
3. Names and contact information of three references (who may be contacted to provide a letter of recommendation)
4. Summary of student evaluation and/or class observation reports (optional)

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.