Full-Time, One-Year Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Chinese Language and Literature (Chestertown, MD)

The Department of Modern Languages at Washington College invites applications for a Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese Language and Literature for the 2017-18 Academic Year. The candidate must be able to teach Standard Mandarin at all levels as well as additional classes pertaining to the candidate’s specialty and/or departmental needs. The position is benefits-eligible, and the teaching load is 2/3. In addition to teaching, the candidate will assist in some cultural events and other language and cultural outreach on campus.
The successful candidate must be native or near-native fluent in Standard Mandarin Chinese and must have an MA in a related field (PhD in hand or ABD preferred). The candidate should also have undergraduate teaching experience (preferably in the liberal arts).

Washington College, founded in 1782, is a selective liberal arts institution of about 1,450 students that emphasizes excellence in teaching and a commitment to scholarly research. It is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, about 1.5 hours from Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. For more information please consult the college’s website (http://www.washcoll.edu) and the department’s website (http://www.washcoll.edu/modern-languages).

To Apply:
Electronic copies of a statement of interest and curriculum vitae may be submitted to the attention of Dr. Cristina Casado, Search Chair, Department of Modern Languages, Washington College, through our Consensus portal (https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp). Three letters of recommendation will be required at a later stage. For assistance accessing our online applicant portal, contact Human Resources at employment@washcoll.edu. For other questions, please contact Dr. Casado.

Review of applications will begin on December 1st and will continue until the position is filled.
Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.