Assistant Teaching Professor in Chinese (Notre Dame, IN)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a full-time lecturer position (Assistant Teaching Professor) in Chinese language beginning August 2021.

This initial one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal, furthers the development of a prospering program in Chinese. Responsibilities include teaching beginning through advanced Chinese, active involvement in language and culture activities, as well as close collaboration with faculty to build a rigorous and cohesive program.

The position offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are seeking highly skilled language instructors with native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English. Candidates are expected to have an M.A. or higher degree (Ph.D. preferred) in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, linguistics, second language acquisition, or related field; and demonstrated success teaching Chinese at the college/university level in the United States.

As an international Catholic, research university, the University of Notre Dame has made a significant commitment to furthering Asian studies, as evidenced in the founding of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and the opening of a new graduate School of Global Affairs, both of which collaborate regularly with our growing Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Information about the University is available at; information about the Program in Chinese Language and Culture and the Department can be found at

Applications are being accepted now via Interfolio, and should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, video clip of classroom teaching if it is available (15 minutes), statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. The deadline of the application is October 1, 2020. Apply at Inquiries can be made to Professor Xiaoshan Yang, Chair of the search committee, at