Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in Chinese Language and Literature, Linguistics, Cinema, or Culture (Worcester, MA)

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment in Chinese language for the 2018-2019 academic year to begin in August 2018.  Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English, Ph.D. or ABD in Chinese literature, linguistics, cinema, or culture, and U.S.-based teaching experience in Chinese language at the college level are required.

Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.

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Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, transcripts, a link to a recent video of yourself teaching Chinese to an elementary or intermediate level class, and three  confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on April 12 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this search may be directed to Claudia Ross, Chair, Chinese Search Committee,

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.