Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese (Cambridge, MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates one or more openings for a full-time Drill Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese expected to begin August 1, 2019, and to extend through June 30, 2020.  Drill instructors assist course heads in Chinese language classes, assist in preparation of teaching materials, and teach individual drill sections.  Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese; a bachelor’s degree or higher; experience teaching Chinese at the college level to students whose native language is English; and computer literacy.  Candidates with experience teaching intensive summer programs in China for U.S. college students (such as Harvard Beijing Academy) preferred.  Candidates with a master’s degree and advanced fluency in English are also preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references (who will be invited to upload letters of recommendation) to https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8631/. In addition, a 20-minute teaching demo of the applicant should be submitted by URL through the ARIeS portal, or a DVD of the applicant teaching sent to the following address:

Chair, Drill Instructor Search Committee
Chinese Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
Harvard University
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All application materials should be submitted by January 31, 2019. Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Faculty Associate in Chinese (Madison, WI)

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Working Title:
Faculty Associate in Chinese

Official Title:
FACULTY ASSOCIATE(D92DN) or ASSOC FACULTY ASSOC(D92FN) or ASST FACULTY ASSOC(D92LN) *Title will be determined upon hire*

Degree and area of specialization:
Master’s degree in applied linguistics, language education, linguistics, second language acquisition, or a related field required. PhD in one of these areas preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
One year of pre- or post-degree experience teaching Chinese to English speakers at the college level required. Experience in supervising teaching assistants and curriculum development is preferred.

Principal duties:
85% Teach two lectures of First Semester Chinese, and a second rotating course in the fall semester. Teach two lecture sections of Second Semester Chinese, and a second rotating course in the spring semester. Selection of the rotating course may vary depending on department needs. Specific duties include lecturing and supervising discussion sections, preparing course syllabi, holding regular office hours, grading homework, and preparing, administering and grading exams.

10% Supervise and train Teaching Assistants. The new hire would be responsible for training the TAs in first year Chinese (approximately 4 TAs). Training will take the form of outside of class workshop sessions, course observation, and individual feedback.

5% Provide Chinese language program support and participate in curriculum development.

For questions on the position contact: Rania Huntington, huntington@wisc.edu or 608-262-9216

To apply for this position, please search PVL 96343 at jobs.hr.wisc.edu and click “apply now”.  You will need to submit the following as one PDF document:
1. Letter of application
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement on teaching philosophy and a description of experience mentoring or advising students at the college level
4. Link to a 50-minute teaching demonstration video
5. Summary of teaching evaluations
6. Three letters of recommendation

Lecturer in Chinese (Baltimore, MD)

The Center for Language Education (CLE) at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in CHINESE for the Academic Year 2019.

CLE is seeking an individual who is finishing up or has recently finished his/her MA or PhD with knowledge and familiarity in the most up-to-date theory and practice of language pedagogy. Faculty in the CLE share a consistent teaching philosophy across each of the language programs, and the Center offers workshops for professional development and communication of current methodologies in language teaching. Applicants should be open to furthering his/her teaching skills and working closely with fellow CLE faculty members. At least 2 years of experience as a Teaching Assistant or Lecturer in the Chinese language is strongly desired.

Responsibilities of the successful candidate include teaching a total of 12 contact hours per week. Minimum qualifications are:

– M.A. in Chinese Studies (with specialization in linguistics and pedagogy, applied linguistics or a closely related field)
– Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English
– At least 2 years of experience (as a Teaching Assistant etc.) in teaching Chinese as a foreign language at the university level in the U.S.
– Strong grounding in proficiency-oriented teaching
– Strong computer literacy (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).
– Must currently be eligible to be employed in the U.S.

Interested candidates must submit their application and all supporting materials by March 1, 2019, and include:

1. Letter of application (cover letter) including statement of teaching philosophy
2. Curriculum vitae
3. List of names and email addresses only of three references
4. A video demonstration of your teaching including an introduction of yourself in English and Chinese at the beginning of the video. (We do not accept DVDs by surface mail. A YouTube link address with password is acceptable.)

Your application is not considered complete until all four items above have been submitted. Please do not submit materials other than those listed via Interfolio, otherwise your application will not be considered.

To apply for this position please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/58080.

Chinese Language Instructor (Greenville, SC)

Furman University’s Department of Asian Studies seeks a Visiting Chinese Language Instructor for a three-year contract, with the possibility of renewal. We seek a charismatic classroom teacher interested in participating in the dynamic growth of the Asian Studies program.

Candidates should have a Master’s degree or higher, a strong passion for teaching Chinese language at all levels, native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, and demonstrated training and experience Teaching Chinese as A Foreign Language. The Instructor joins a dedicated team of Chinese language specialists, and will help expand the Chinese language program. Responsibilities include teaching five courses per year, hosting co-curricular activities that support language learning, and participating in public outreach activities.

Submit one PDF of your CV, Cover Letter and Diversity Statement. Please indicate your last name on the PDF.

The Diversity Statement should describe how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.

Three letters of recommendation should be submitted through Interfolio.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chinese Language, Literature, and Culture (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY )

Bard College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Chinese language, literature, and culture, to begin in fall 2019. The position requires a lively interest in undergraduate teaching at a small liberal arts college and a vigorous and active commitment to scholarship.

Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. and have primary training in the fields of Chinese literary, media or cultural studies. Ability to teach Chinese language at all levels and courses of one’s specialty is expected. A record of successful teaching at an American college or university is highly desirable. Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English required.

The deadline for application: February 15, 2019. Applicants should submit a letter of interest describing their teaching and research interest, curriculum vitae, a brief writing sample, a video of yourself teaching a language class, and three letters of reference through Interfolio.com at:http://apply.interfolio.com/57976.

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.

Lecturer of Modern Languages and Literatures (Chinese Studies) (Williamsburg, VA)

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at William & Mary invites applications for an eighteen-month (Spring 2019 and academic year 2019-20, with possibility of subsequent renewal), non-tenure-track lecturer position in Chinese language that will begin January 10, 2019. We seek an individual with expertise in Chinese language and language pedagogy.  The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load.

Required: A Master’s degree is required. Applicants must have an M.A. in Chinese language pedagogy, literature, linguistics, or related fields. Applicants must have the ability to teach the Chinese language at all levels, have familiarity with classroom technology and current foreign language pedagogy, and possess native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English.

Preferred: A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (January 10, 2019). Experience teaching Chinese at the college level is highly desirable.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, December 3, 2018. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled.
Information on the degree programs in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures may be found at https://www.wm.edu/as/modernlanguages/index.php.

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment.

Teaching Fellow in Chinese (Clinton, NY)

The East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College invites applications for the position of Teaching Fellow in Chinese for the 2019-20 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 as a second language are required.  The teaching fellow will assist full-time faculty members in teaching Chinese language courses.  Primary work responsibilities will include individual sessions and grading.  The teaching fellow will receive a monthly stipend, room, board, health insurance, round-trip transportation to and from Hamilton College, and tuition benefits.  To apply, submit a letter of application, C.V., transcript, and arrange for submission of two confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/57831.  Please also upload a teaching demonstration video to any video sharing website and indicate the download/view link in the letter of application.  Questions may be addressed to Professor Masaaki Kamiya (mkamiya@hamilton.edu).  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates with complete application materials will be considered first.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/offices/dof/faculty-support-resources/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/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.

Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies (East Lansing, MI)

The Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages of Michigan State University invites applications for a nine-month fixed-term position in Chinese with the possibility of renewal at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2019. Specialization open. The successful candidate will have expertise in Chinese cultural studies in a global context and will teach undergraduate culture and language courses in the Chinese Program and general education courses in Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities (http://cisah.msu.edu/). The teaching load is six courses a year, typically one language class and two integrative studies courses per semester, including one larger lecture course that involves TA supervision.

Applications must be submitted electronically via the MSU Human Resources website, http://jobs.msu.edu/ (Posting: #XXXX). Qualifications include undergraduate teaching experience in Chinese studies (language, literature, film, and/or other aspects of culture) and native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English. A PhD in Chinese or a related field is highly preferred. ABDs and MAs will be considered. Experience in teaching Asian cultures beyond Chinese culture is desirable. Qualified applicants should submit:
a) a current vita,
b) a letter of application that includes a discussion of your teaching philosophy and highlights your alignment with some of our desired qualifications,
c) a summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or faculty, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence, and
d) names and email addresses of three referees who will be contacted automatically by email for their letters of recommendation.

Queries may be addressed to Professor Tze-lan Sang (tzelan@msu.edu), Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages, 619 Red Cedar Road, B-302 Wells Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1027.

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Arts & Letters promotes an academic and organizational culture which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members in order to achieve true excellence. The College of Arts & Letters is interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans and persons with disabilities


The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the Humanities Collegiate Division of the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a one-year, renewable, Lecturer appointment in Modern Chinese language to start in academic year 2019-20, with a start date of September 1, 2019.

Applicants should have a Distinguished level of proficiency in Chinese according to the ACTFL guidelines, and previous language teaching experience at the college or post-secondary level.  A M.A. degree or equivalent is required. A Ph.D. in a related field is desirable.

Responsibilities include both teaching and service duties.  Teaching consists of six language courses across three quarters at all levels of the language.   Service duties may include training of course assistants; outreach and cultural activities; or overseeing placement of non-heritage speakers.

To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website,https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #03962, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters will be solicited automatically by the Academic Career Opportunities application system.  Upon request, applicants should be prepared to provide a video demonstrating their classroom teaching.

Application deadline is December 7, 2018.  Only completed applications will be considered.  These positions are contingent upon final budgetary approval.

The position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

For information on the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, please go to https://ealc.uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination athttp://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

Assistant Professor of Chinese (1-year term) (Grinnell, Iowa)

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Chinese and Japanese invites applications for a one-year appointment in Chinese language and literature beginning Fall 2019. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: Chinese languages at all levels, Chinese literature and culture, Chinese linguistics, Chinese pedagogy, or second language acquisition.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by December 31, 2018. Please visit our application website athttps://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Jin Feng, at [ChineseSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3070.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor level in Chinese (Gambier, OH)

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor level in Chinese in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. This appointment begins in the Fall of 2019. The successful candidate will have excellent teaching and native or near-native fluency. Field of specialization is open. A Ph.D. is preferred, but ABDs are welcome to apply. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) an unofficial transcript; 5) a sample syllabi for a Chinese course, 6) a lesson plan for a particular day; 7) scholarly writing sample (less than 20 pages); and 8) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin December 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the December 15 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Tenure-Track Position in Chinese Literature (Milwaukee, WI)

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese literature beginning as early as July 2019; otherwise fall 2019. Area of specialization open.

The Department of FLL is the tenure home for faculty in nine modern languages and Classics. It is located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, an urban research university with the twin missions of research and student access. The UWM student body comprises a richly diverse population, including a large percentage of first generation students. More information about the Chinese major, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, and UWM can be found at https://uwm.edu/foreign-languages-literature/.

The new faculty member will be expected to pursue an active research agenda, maintain a 2/2 teaching load, and work collaboratively within the department, across the university, and with the broader community to promote the Chinese Program. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the candidate’s research specialization and others as dictated by curricular need. It is expected that the successful candidate will teach Chinese language classes. Additional duties will include mentoring of undergraduate majors and minors as well as providing leadership in the administration, coordination, and growth of the Chinese major.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. PhD in hand by beginning of appointment.
2. Demonstrated native or near native fluency in Mandarin Chinese.
3. Demonstrated native or near native fluency in English.
4. Demonstrated research record.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Demonstrated teaching excellence.
2. Experience teaching Chinese language classes.
3. Experience in mentoring undergraduate students.
4. Demonstrated ability to develop and lead study abroad programs.
5. Experience in conducting community outreach and recruitment.
6. Experience in organizing Chinese-related programming on a campus, utilizing networking, social media, and other strategies to grow a program.

Applicants must submit an application directly to UW–Milwaukee at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/27973 and upload the following documents: 1. Application/cover letter, 2. Curriculum vitae, 3. Statement of scholarly interests, 4. Statement of teaching philosophy.

We require three letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential on-line portal.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Williamstown, MA)

The Department of Asian Studies at Williams College invites applications for a full-time one-year leave replacement position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese beginning in the Fall of 2019. The teaching load for this position is 5 courses per year. Qualifications include Ph.D. (ABD acceptable) in Chinese literature, linguistics, second language acquisition, cultural studies or a related field; native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English; strong teaching experience at the college level; and ability to teach all levels of Chinese language including advanced language courses, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.

Application should include a cover letter, CV, sample syllabus for one course to be taught in English and one course to be taught in Chinese, and three recommendation letters. In the cover letter, we ask you to speak to your ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. These materials should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/56847  by January 21, 2019. For questions about this position, please contact Professor Sam Crane, (scrane@williams.edu), Chair of the Department of Asian Studies.

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students.  Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

Assistant Professor of Chinese (Easton, PA)

Assistant Professor of Chinese
Lafayette College
Easton, PA
Full Time, Tenure Track

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Lafayette College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Chinese at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Area of specialization open.  The appointment will begin July 1, 2019.  The teaching load is 2/2 in the first year, 3/2 thereafter.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at all levels of the undergraduate Chinese program and in Lafayette’s core curriculum.  The ability to teach interdisciplinary courses is a plus.  We encourage applications from candidates with a proven record of published and ongoing scholarship and a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience demonstrating a strong commitment to curricular development, pedagogical innovation, and the use of technology.

• Ph.D. at time of interview.
• Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation through at https://apply.interfolio.com/56732.  As part of your letter, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the college’s diversity statement (https://about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement/). Applications will be accepted until December 1st, 2018.  Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Michelle Geoffrion-Vinci (geoffrim@lafayette.edu).

About Lafayette College:
Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts and engineering institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.  Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Tenure-Track and Non-Tenure Faculty Positions in Chinese as a Second Language in Duke Kunshan University (Kunshan, China)

Duke Kunshan University invites applications for faculty positions in Chinese language
(Instructor/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) and tenure-track faculty positions in Chinese
language (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor) in its Language and Culture Center. DKU offers an innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts undergraduate program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees, and the Language and Culture Center provides Chinese language courses at all levels, ranging from beginning to advanced, to international students in this program. Positions start in July 2019.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching/research statement, and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Onlinehttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12176(tenure-track) and https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12175 (non-tenure). The search committee
also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to lcc-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn using “Language and Culture Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by November 15, 2018; applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

DKU is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/). The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train and a subway-light rail train system. DKU provides competitive compensation, benefits and start-up packages. As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor- Chinese (Dahlonega, GA)

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor_ Chinese
Position Number: 10043326
Benefits Eligible:  Yes
Campus Location:  Multi-Campus

General Summary:
The Department of Modern & Classical Languages at the University of North Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chinese to begin on August 1st, 2019. The University of North Georgia is the University System of Georgia’s leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia with about 800 Army ROTC students on its Dahlonega campus. With over 20,000 students total on 5 campuses, UNG is the state’s sixth-largest public university. UNG has also been an ROTC Chinese Flagship institution since 2011.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in Chinese with a minimum of 24 credit hours per academic year. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Required qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in Chinese Language, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language pedagogy, Chinese Literature or a closely related field in hand by August 2019
• Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English
• Excellent record of prior teaching experience at a U.S. institution
• A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, service across the institution, scholarly activity, and enhancement of the Chinese program.
• Willingness to work collaboratively in a multi-language environment, to organize cultural activities for students both in and outside of the classroom, and, when necessary, to teach on multiple campuses
• Experience with proficiency-oriented instruction
• Experience and ability to successfully incorporate technology into all levels of instruction
• Authorization to work in the United States
Preferred qualification:
• Experience in teaching Chinese literature or translation/interpretation courses

A complete application will include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications must be submitted online from the UNG Human Resources website. Review of applications will begin at the end of November, and continue until the position is filled.

Questions can be addressed to the Search Chair: Chi-Hsuan Catterson, Modern & Classical Languages
Email: Chi-Hsuan.Catterson@ung.edu

Employer Information:

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Applications may be submitted via this link:  https://ung.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=30129&job=assistant-professor-chinese-fall-2019

Instructional Faculty, Liberal Arts – Tenure Track (Rochester, NY)

Instructional Faculty, Liberal Arts – Tenure Track
College of Liberal Arts
CLA-Modern Languages & Cultures

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date: 14-Aug-2019

Department/College Description
Chinese is one of the ten languages offered in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. It is one of the three language tracks of the new B.S. in Applied Modern Language and Culture, a unique major that combines the intensive study of language and culture with significant experience in a technical or professional discipline. The Chinese program offers Chinese language at all levels with an emphasis in applied use of Chinese language as well as solid foundation in Chinese language and culture. Every year approximately two hundred students take Chinese courses. The Department faculty are highly qualified, experienced and enthusiastic, and provide engaging classes with a focus on active language practice and cultural competency. Students and faculty from diverse backgrounds work closely together. The Department houses a Modern Language Technology Center, where faculty can actively integrate technology in language teaching.

The College of Liberal Arts is one of nine colleges within Rochester Institute of Technology. The College has over 150 faculty in 12 departments in the social sciences, humanities, and the arts. The College currently offers twelve undergraduate degree programs and five Master degrees, serving over 800 students. Undergraduate degrees include Applied Modern Language and Culture; Advertising and Public Relations; Criminal Justice; Economics; International Studies; Journalism; Museum Studies, Professional and Technical Communication; Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy; and Urban and Community Studies. The graduate degrees are in Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology; Communication and Media Technologies; School Psychology; Criminal Justice; and Science, Technology, and Public Policy.

RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City” by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the “#1 Most Livable Bargain Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five “Best City for Families.”

Detailed Job Description
Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chinese. We are looking for candidates with expertise in the area of Chinese literature, film, and/or culture.

Responsibilities include (1) teaching Chinese language courses at all levels, primarily at the intermediate and advanced levels, (2) teaching Chinese culture courses in English, (3) supervising undergraduate students in research, (4) conducting scholarship in Chinese language and culture and/or related field, (5) providing service to the department including curriculum development and advising.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development and Scholarship; Integrity and Ethics; Respect, Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and Collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– PhD (in hand by August 2019) in Chinese literature, film, and/or culture, or related field
– Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and strong communication skills in the language
– Native or near-native fluency in English and strong communication skills in the language
– Demonstrated capability for active scholarly production
– Experience in teaching Chinese language at the college level in the US
– Demonstrated commitment to and evidenced excellence in the teaching of Chinese courses using communicative-based methodologies.
– Ability to teach upper-level Chinese courses including Professional Chinese and/or Chinese for Science and Technology, and Chinese culture courses in English
– Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Reference Letter, Research Statement, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty . Search: 4136BR. Please upload your cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; a vita; and upload the following attachments:
– A research statement; materials to demonstrate teaching effectiveness
– A statement of teaching philosophy; a ‘contribution to diversity’ statement
– Three letters of reference. The reference letters must be sent via Interfolio, sent to the chair of the search committee.

You can contact the chair of search committee with questions on the position at: Philippe Chavasse, pxcgsl@rit.edu , Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

The review of applications begins immediately and continues until acceptable candidate is found. To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 30, 2018.

The direct link to this posting can be found here: http://apptrkr.com/1313278

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

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Lecturer and Chinese Program Coordinator (New Paltz, NY)

Duties include teaching Chinese language and literature, student advising and coordination of the East-West Living-Learning Community. Ability to teach an interdisciplinary survey course on Asian literature, history and culture is desirable.  Position is renewable. MA required, PhD preferred.

Electronic submission required. Please visit https://jobs.newpaltz.edu. Candidate will be required to submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three professional references. References provided will be sent a link to upload a letter of recommendation. Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline:  Applications accepted until position is filled; priority given to those received by 11/10/2018.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We especially encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus.  The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.

Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor (Coordinator, Chinese Language Program) (University Park, PA)

The Department of Asian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, seeks applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position to serve as Coordinator of the Chinese Language Program, beginning July 1, 2019. This position offers full benefits and a competitive salary and will be filled at the rank of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor. Applicants with degrees in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL) or related fields are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. degree is strongly preferred but not required. Candidates must have at least two years of experience teaching Chinese language in North American institutions of higher education. Administrative experience is preferred. The Chinese Language Program supports an undergraduate major in Chinese, offering more than thirty sections of Chinese language and culture courses each year. The Coordinator of the program will work closely with the Department Head, and will be in charge of course scheduling, teacher training, and curricular development in addition to teaching Chinese language courses. Interested candidates must submit an online application, and should include as attachments a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which should explicitly address the candidate`s teaching ability), a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations over the most recent two years, and transcript from the university last attended. Please also include a link to an online video of the candidate’s teaching with the application materials, or send a CD/DVD to Sue Stewart, The Department of Asian Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, 102 Old Botany Building, University Park, PA 16802. In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 10, 2018. For more information about our program, please visit our website at http://asian.la.psu.edu.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1310349

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Chinese Flagship Visiting Instructor (Provo, UT)

Chinese Flagship Visiting Instructor (MA level)

Degree:  MA in Chinese language, linguistics, or related field.


Teaching experience at the college level, preferably at the advanced level. Teaching experience with computer-aided instruction and online resources. Will work collaboratively with lead instructor in working with advanced conversation and debate courses for Chinese Flagship students, independent study courses as needed and will teach pre-advanced and early students as well.


This position has an important role in the Chinese Flagship Program. The incumbent will teach advanced conversation and debate courses in the Chinese Flagship Program and will be involved in departmental development activities. Will work closely with other Flagship faculty in meeting the academic needs of Flagship students. Will be involved in interviewing and selecting students for program participation. Will provide feedback about student progress and language proficiency of each participant.

For more information about the Chinese Flagship Center, please visit our website at http://chineseflagship.byu.edu/.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the contact information for three recommenders on the faculty application. They may be contacted and required to submit their letters of reference electronically at some point during the selection process.

Must apply online at BYU:https://hrms.byu.edu/psp/ps/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_EMP.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70(s)

Required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application.

Posting Close Date:  11/9/2018

Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

Open Rank Faculty Position – Chinese Studies (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (https://worldlanguages.wvu.edu/) invites applications for a faculty position in Chinese Studies beginning August 2019. Depending on qualifications and seniority, the appointment may be made at the advanced assistant professor level, at the tenured associate professor level, or higher. Applicants with exceptional qualifications will be nominated for the J. Vance & Florence Highland Johnson Professor in Chinese Studies. The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities: teaching Chinese language classes, content classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and potentially online classes; maintaining an active research agenda; and coordinating the Chinese studies program and graduate teaching assistants. This position, which is based on a nine-month contract, requires demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching with abilities in coordination and/or program administration; a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Chinese, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related field; ability to maintain an active research program; and excellent communication skills in both English and Chinese.

The department offers M.A. degree programs in Spanish, Linguistics, and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), enrolling approximately 60-70 full-time graduate students from around the world, with the majority of those holding teaching assistantships. We also offer B.A.s and minors in a range of programs, including French, German, Spanish, Chinese Studies, Italian Studies, Latin American Studies, Russian Studies, and Slavic and East European Studies. Additionally, we offer minors in Foreign Literature/Culture in Translation, Japanese Studies, Arabic Studies, Linguistics, and TESOL. Our faculty is actively engaged in education abroad programs, and we have a long history of collaborating with other WVU colleges, departments, and programs.

WVU is a comprehensive land-grant university that enrolls 29,000 students. It is classified as “highest research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. The Morgantown campus is situated along the Monongahela River and Rail Trail and within 10 miles of Cooper’s Rock State Forest, and is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C. to the east, Pittsburgh, PA., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the west. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career. WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners in their career transition and job search, and belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv).

To apply, please visit https://careers.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title listed above. Upload: (a) a letter of application outlining your interest in, and qualifications for, the position; (b) your curriculum vitae; (c) a teaching and mentoring philosophy; (d) a professional, single-authored writing sample; (e) teaching evaluations from two classes; and (f) graduate transcript(s) (unofficial is acceptable). In addition, have at least three professional recommendation letters sent to WLLLSearch@mail.wvu.edu. Additional materials might be requested of finalists. Applications will be processed until the position is filled but those received by November 12, 2018, will receive priority consideration. For further information, contact Manal AlNatour, chair of the search committee, at manal.alnatour@mail.wvu.edu

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Chinese Language Lecturer (Princeton, New Jersey)

Princeton University. The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for full-or part-time Chinese language lecturer positions that may become available beginning September 1, 2019 or February 1, 2020. Possibility of renewal is contingent upon satisfactory performance and sufficient course enrollments.

We seek candidates with a minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in disciplines such as Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese history, Chinese literature, or related fields. Ph.D. is preferred.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest, contact information for at least three references, and candidates must provide a web link to a 30-50 minute video of the candidate’s Chinese language teaching. Submission of a writing sample is optional (e.g., publications in Chinese or English, a dissertation chapter). Reference letters will be requested after a telephone interview. In-person interviews will be held at the ACTFL Convention in New Orleans in November.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be conducted until the position is filled.

These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.

Apply online at https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=8882


Kalamazoo College seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Chinese language, literature, and culture beginning late August 2019. Area and period of specialization is open. The successful candidate will join a growing East Asian Studies program, comprising specialists in Chinese language and literature, Asian History, Japanese language and literature, and Japanese language and sociolinguistics.  Salary competitive and consistent with level of experience.  Teaching expectation is six courses per year (2-2-2, in three terms), including four Chinese language courses, ranging from beginning to advanced, and two culture courses taught in English. The successful candidate will contribute to the depth and breadth of a growing East Asian Studies Program, as well as the College’s “Shared Passages” core curriculum.

Ph.D. (or evidence of imminent completion) required, as well as native or near-native abilities in both Chinese and English. The successful candidate must demonstrate a high aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, a promise of scholarly excellence, and a desire to involve undergraduates in scholarship both inside and outside the classroom.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective nationally known liberal arts college, offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The College sends some eighty percent of its graduates on study abroad for three, six or nine months, including half a dozen per year to China.  The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit/Ann Arbor in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 335,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Completed applications received by November 1, 2018, will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed statement of teaching philosophy and goals, description of scholarly interests, statement on experience working with underrepresented students and engaging issues of diversity and inclusion in the curriculum and pedagogical approaches, and graduate transcript (unofficial acceptable) in PDF format athttps://www.kzoo.edu/search/chinese/. Please have three confidential letters of recommendation sent in PDF format to ChineseSearch@kzoo.edu.  Semi-finalists will be asked to provide a language teaching demonstration video and a writing sample. Questions may be directed to the same email.

Mandarin Chinese Language Instructor (Astana/Kazakhstan)

The School of Humanities & Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University invites applications for the position of Instructor with a specialization in Mandarin Chinese language effective January 7, 2019. The position requires an MA in teaching Chinese as a foreign language or a related field. Candidates will teach introductory and intermediate courses of standard Mandarin Chinese, and will demonstrate excellence and experience in undergraduate teaching and commitment to service. This is a three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal, and it carries a standard teaching workload 4/4 (4 courses per each semester).
Nazarbayev University is an English language medium institution and so good command of English is expected.
The Department of Languages, Linguistics and Literatures currently has fifteen full-time faculty representing a variety of disciplines, and has one of the fastest growing major counts in the School and is adding an array of literature, language and linguistics courses in Fall 2018.
Located in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, Nazarbayev University is a modern, English-language institution based on best practices drawn from partner higher education institutions in the US, UK and Singapore. The strategic partner for SHSS is the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The salary and benefit package are highly competitive and includes:
• Housing;
• Relocation allowance;
• Air tickets to home country, twice per year;
• No-cost medical insurance, with global coverage;
• Educational allowance for children

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, names and contacts of three referees. Address for enquiries and applications to hr.shss@nu.edu.kz. For full consideration, please, apply by October 10, 2018.

A tenure track Assistant Professor (Texas)

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure track position, at the level of Assistant Professor, in our Chinese Studies program. Ph.D. in Chinese Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, or areas related to Chinese Language Studies is required and must be in hand by May 2019. Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin and English is required; intermediate proficiency in a second Asian language (Japanese, Vietnamese, or Korean) is desirable.

The successful candidate will be able to teach Mandarin Chinese language courses at all levels as well as graduate courses on theories of language acquisition, research-based instruction, and/or Chinese linguistics. Demonstrated excellence in college-level language teaching and evidence of strong research potential are required. We welcome candidates interested in contributing to our interdisciplinary World Cultures and Literatures undergraduate and graduate programs or to the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences’ initiatives in the Digital Humanities.

Applications should be submitted online athttp://www.uh.edu/human-resources/careers/Please upload 1) letter of application, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) unofficial transcripts, 4) research and 5) teaching statements, and 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please direct inquiries for additional information to Dr. Xiaohong Wen, Professor of Chinese and Director of the Chinese Studies Program in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, at xswen@Central.uh.edu.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) – Chinese Language (NY)

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) – Chinese Language
Job ID: 19425
Location: Hunter College
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Chinese Division of the Department of Classical and Oriental Studies of Hunter College, City University of New York, invites applications for a Certificate of Continuous Employment- track lecturer position in Chinese language and pedagogy to perform teaching and related faculty functions.

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Minimum requirements are a doctoral degree in second language acquisition, linguistics, applied linguistics, foreign language education, or instructional technology and at least three years experience of teaching Chinese on the college level. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English. Evidence of commitment to and achievement in dynamic and effective language teaching and pedagogy as well as program coordination is essential; expertise in the areas of computer-assisted instruction and instructional technology is a plus.

Commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range for this title.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Required application materials must include a letter of application describing teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, a teaching demonstration of one advanced-level Chinese language class (with a YouTube link), and three letters of recommendation, to be received by October 22, 2018. Material in the candidate’s possession should be uploaded to our job posting system (http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html). From our job posting system, select “Apply Now”, create or log in to an account, and provide the requested information.  All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single document.  If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID provided -19425.  Other material, including confidential letters of recommendation, should be sent to: Chinese Search,chinesesearch2016@hunter.cuny.edu.

Review of applications will start on Oct. 22, 2018 and continue until an appropriate candidate is found.

CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Assistant Instructor of Chinese (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh (http://www.deall.pitt.edu) invites applications for an Assistant Instructor position in Chinese, pending budgetary approval, beginning September 1st, 2019. The position is non-tenure-stream with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate is expected to contribute significantly to the Chinese language program and teach language courses on all levels. The successful candidate should hold an MA in Chinese as a foreign language or in an allied field, possess native or near-native competence in Chinese and English, and have at least two years of Chinese language teaching experience at a North American institution of higher education.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess linguistic knowledge of the Chinese language and who demonstrate familiarity with current practices in Chinese pedagogy in North American higher education settings. Duties include teaching both recitations and lectures of language courses, as well as working closely with the language coordinator to contribute to the overall effectiveness of the Chinese language program. The appointee should also expect to collaborate with Asianists in other units (e. g., the Asian Studies Center) to promote Chinese language learning and China studies.

Applicants should upload a letter of application, CV, three letters of reference (one of which should explicitly address the candidate’s teaching ability), a statement on diversity and inclusion, a statement of teaching philosophy in both Chinese and English, representative samples of narrative and quantitative teaching evaluations, transcripts from the last university attended, and an unedited video of teaching demo of a beginning to intermediate level language class via https://apply.interfolio.com/54990  (Please upload the teaching demo online and include the URL in the letter of application.)
For more information, contact Monika Losagio, tel. (412) 624-5221, or losagio@pitt.edu. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 9, 2018.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.  EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Lecturer in Chinese Language (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 January 2019.  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 in three-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include: teaching three classes (up to 12 credit hours) per semester from lower to upper level language courses including a classical Chinese course, supervising graduate teaching assistants, and assisting the Chinese program coordinator with program development.

Qualifications: native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; PhD in Second Language Acquisition with focus on Chinese, Chinese Applied Linguistics, or related fields; extensive experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university level in North America.  Experiences in technology-based Chinese L2 instruction and courseware design, curriculum development, and in leading summer study abroad program are desirable.

To apply, please visit jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #73439. The application materials must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, samples of the most recent course evaluation by students, three letters of recommendation, and a videotape of 30-minute Chinese class taught by the applicant. (Note: Please post the teaching videotape online and indicate URL in the letter of application and the curriculum vitae).  Deadline for application is September 17, 2018. Screening begins immediately, with interviews conducted by telephone or teleconference after September 17, 2018.

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Professor (PR366/17-18) (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Baptist University


Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Professor (PR366/17-18)

The Department seeks to appoint a tenure-track position of full Professor with the expertise in Ancient Chinese Cultural Studies, such as Confucian Studies, Chinese Cultural History Studies, Chinese Intellectual History Studies, Literary and Cultural Studies, etc.  The appointee is expected to have the qualities and track records as an academic leader in teaching and research.  Other duties include: (a) teaching courses in Ancient Chinese Cultural Studies and relevant subjects; (b) supervising students in thesis writing; (c) preparing course syllabi; and (d) performing administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, Chinese Culture, or a relevant discipline.  The appointee is expected to be a leading scholar in Ancient Chinese Cultural Studies or relevant disciplines with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications.

Applicants are required to specify how their qualifications match the above requirements in a cover letter and provide supporting documents in his/her application.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing January 2019 or no later than September 2019.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in May 2018 need not re-apply

Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk).  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications/creative works, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 27 October 2018

Full-time Instructor (University of Mississippi)

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi seeks one permanent full-time Instructor for its intensive Chinese Language Flagship Program. The instructor will teach all levels of Chinese language and culture following the program’s curriculum and guidelines. Candidates must demonstrate substantial training and experience in teaching Chinese to American university students, as well as work in second language acquisition. M.A. degree or equivalent in Chinese, second language acquisition or linguistics and native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese are required.

This 9-month position is renewable annually subject to on-going funding and pending positive evaluations. Visit [https://jobs.olemiss.edu/] to complete an application and upload your resume, names and contact information for three references, and a letter of application. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled or an adequate applicant pool is established. The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.