Lecturer in Chinese (Michigan)

The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University invites applications for a renewable term position in Chinese beginning in fall 2017, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate will be able to adapt content delivery methods, teaching approaches, and pacing of existing Chinese course materials to high school students as appropriate, while maintaining university-level standards.  This position entails teaching onsite at Forest Hills Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as well as teaching at least one course per year on Western Michigan University’s main campus in Kalamazoo.  Additional responsibilities include service on Department, College, and University committees and regular participation in main campus activities.  Information about the Department of World Languages and Literatures can be found at www.wmich.edu/languages.  M.A. in Chinese, applied linguistics, or related field and college or university teaching experience in North America required. Candidates must apply at https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs, where additional details about the position qualifications may be found.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Western Michigan University is a learner-centered, discovery-driven and globally-engaged university.  WMU is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.