Assistant Professor of Chinese
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/
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.