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