Lecturer, Chinese Language (Charlottesville, VA)

The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Chinese language with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2020. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, at least a master’s level degree in a relevant field, and experience in Chinese language teaching at all levels. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are expected, as is a commitment to department service. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) teaching three courses per semester, contributing to the development of the Chinese language program, and active involvement in departmental service. This is a three-year, tenure-ineligible appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

To apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs: search for posting #R0012154 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following:

(1) cover letter that includes:

  • a brief statement of your credentials,
  • relevant past experience
  • reason for applying;
  • demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or working with diverse populations.

(2) current CV;

(3) statement of teaching philosophy;

(4) sample syllabi for at least two different levels of language instruction;

(5) dossier of previous teaching evaluations;

(6) a 15-minute unedited video of classroom language teaching; and

(7) contact information for three professional references.

***Please note that all required documents should be uploaded in the “resume” box.******Applications that do not contain all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***Review of applications will late December 2019 and, the search will remain open until filled.

Questions about this position should be directed to Ran Zhao, Search Chair, at rz4e@virginia.edu. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at nr7f@virginia.edu.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment. UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area.

To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu.

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/. PI116693984

Chinese Teacher – Mandarin Immersion Kindergarten (Bellevue, WA)

Chinese Teacher – Mandarin Immersion Kindergarten (Bellevue, WA)

Applications accepted until date: 01/04/2020

The International Friends School is a brand new independent not for profit school on 5 stunning acres of land in Bellevue, Washington. We are committed to biliteracy, a balanced year calendar and the development of a strong sense of integrity & conservation among students.

IFS is beginning our first Kindergarten Grade in September 2020 and we need an experienced Mandarin Immersion teacher to lead the way! Our enrollment is capped at 12 students to allow each student an unparalleled experience in learning and thinking in our Studio-K. Studio-K is set up to establish a daily practice of discovery learning, literacy & math centers and maker-spaces. Our campus has 2 acres of forest and our K classroom is where teaching excellence, creativity and inspiration happens. We do not see education as a casual process but one which requires a great deal of reflection, thought and planning.

Please apply if you have:

At least two years of teaching in a Mandarin immersion lower elementary school grade.
A strong understanding of assessment, curriculum planning, collaboration and communication with parents.
A bachelors degree, teaching credential desired
A disciplined and organized teaching practice

Visit the website at ifschool.org for more information and ALL applicants can apply to Sue Brooks, Head of Schoolat sue@ifschool.org

CHINESE AND JAPANESE -1 YEAR POSITION (START FALL 2020) (Grinnell, Iowa)

GRINNELL COLLEGE – CHINESE AND JAPANESE – 1 YEAR POSITION (START FALL 2020)

The Department of Chinese and Japanese invites applications for a one-year appointment in Chinese beginning Fall 2020. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: Chinese Language at all levels including Literary Chinese, Chinese Literature and Culture, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Pedagogy, or Second Language Acquisition.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by January 31. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Mariko Schimmel, at [ChineseSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3272.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Lecturer in Chinese (Baltimore, MD)

The Center for Language Education (CLE) at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in CHINESE for the 2020-2021 Academic Year.

CLE is seeking an individual who is finishing up or has recently finished his/her MA or PhD with knowledge and familiarity in the most up-to-date theory and practice of language pedagogy. Faculty in the CLE share a consistent teaching philosophy across each of the language programs, and the Center offers workshops for professional development and communication of current methodologies in language teaching. Applicants should be open to furthering his/her teaching skills and working closely with fellow CLE faculty members. At least 2 years of experience as a Teaching Assistant or Lecturer in the Chinese language is strongly desired.

Responsibilities of the successful candidate include teaching a total of 12 contact hours per week.

Minimum qualifications include:

1. M.A. in Chinese Studies (with specialization in linguistics and pedagogy or applied linguistics)
2. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English
3. At least 2 years of experience (as a Teaching Assistant, etc.) in teaching Chinese as a foreign language at the university level in the U.S.
4. Strong grounding in proficiency-oriented teaching
5. Strong computer literacy (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
6. Must currently be eligible to be employed in the U.S.

Interested candidates must submit their application and all supporting materials by March 15, 2020, and include:

1. Letter of application (cover letter) including statement of teaching philosophy
2. Curriculum vitae
3. List of names and email addresses only of three references
4. A video demonstration of your teaching including an introduction of yourself in English and Chinese at the beginning of the video. (We do not accept DVDs by surface mail. A YouTube link address with password is acceptable.)

Your application is not considered complete until all four items above have been submitted. Please do not submit materials other than those listed via Interfolio, otherwise your application will not be considered.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

Language Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese (Cambridge, MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University anticipates one or more openings for a full-time Language Instructor/Teaching Assistant in Chinese expected to begin August 1, 2020 and to extend through June 30, 2021. Language instructors (formerly Drill Instructors) assist course heads in Chinese language classes, assist in preparation of teaching materials, and teach individual drill sections. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese; a bachelor’s degree or higher; experience teaching Chinese at the college level to students whose native language is English; and computer literacy. Candidates with experience teaching intensive summer programs in China for U.S. college students (such as Harvard Beijing Academy) preferred. Candidates with a master’s degree and advanced fluency in English are also preferred. 

Interested candidates should submit:
1. A cover letter, including a description of teaching experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
2. A Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of three referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
Candidates should also send a 20-minute video of the applicant teaching by URL (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9433/) through the ARIeS portal, or send a USB drive with a file of the video to:
Chair, Language Instructor Search Committee
Chinese Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
Harvard University
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All application materials should be submitted by January 4. Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online. Recommendation letters are due by January 10.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese (Northfield, MN)

The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures at Carleton College invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor in Chinese, to begin September 1, 2020. This is a one year appointment, with the possibility of renewal. We seek candidates who can teach Chinese courses at all levels, and are passionate about teaching in a liberal arts setting. Native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English is required.

The candidate will have Ph.D. completed or substantially completed in Chinese Language and/or related field (Literature, Cultural Studies, Visual Culture, Linguistics etc.) and will have experience in teaching Chinese language to American students at the college level. Specialty is open, but the successful candidate will also bring expertise in a second field that will expand interdisciplinary offerings at the college and attract students from outside Chinese Studies (e.g. premodern studies, translation studies, linguistics). Teaching load is six courses per year (the Carleton academic calendar consists of three 10-week terms.)

Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching Chinese language to undergraduates. The position will involve teaching in the Chinese language sequence as well as courses in the academic specialty.
Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 2,000. Located in the thriving two-college town of Northfield, Minnesota, it is forty-five miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, in easy reach of a vibrant metropolitan area that is home to three million people and rich cultural resources. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body.
For more information about our Department, and about Carleton’s interdisciplinary Asian Studies program, please visit the Asian Languages website at https://www.carleton.edu/asian-languages/ and the Asian Studies website at https://apps.carleton.edu/curricular/asst/.

To apply, please visit the Carleton College Web site at https://jobs.carleton.edu to complete the online application, including a letter of application, CV, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. The applicant’s teaching statement has to be framed around teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment and how to contribute to a college community that embraces a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. Candidates may also upload a teaching portfolio or other relevant teaching materials. Review of complete applications will begin in late December and will continue until the position is filled.

Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

For further inquiries please contact Prof. Noboru Tomonari at: ntomonar@carleton.edu

Teacher – Chinese: Leave Replacement (New York City)

Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive preK-12 independent school serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs. Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECFS offers a rich and challenging curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A co-ed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students from PreK to 12 on two campuses — one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. The middle school, located in the Bronx, is composed of approximately 400 students.

Fieldston Middle School is looking for an outstanding, experienced, middle school Chinese teacher, who is excited to work in a progressive school and in a highly collaborative environment to serve as a long-term sub for three levels of Chinese -6th, 7th, and 8th. Currently, we have a parental leave position between December 2nd, 2019 and January 31, 2020.

Responsibilities include teaching a full-time course load of 3 sections; serving as an advisor to a group of 10-12 students, working as a member of a grade-level interdisciplinary team, attending faculty meetings, and other shared middle school responsibilities.

Ideal candidates will be energized by employing a range of pedagogical approaches and will be excited by the opportunity to teach a diverse student body in a values based community. We are looking for candidates who have also demonstrated a commitment to addressing issues of equity, belonging, and privilege, within and outside the classroom. A passion for working with middle school students, a flexible attitude, a commitment to lifelong learning, and a sense of humor are essential.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree – Mandarin Chinese Teaching field, Masters degree preferred with Native or Native-like fluency in Chinese. Minimum 5 years of prior relevant, classroom teaching experience and strong classroom management skills. Familiar with and willing to explore student-centered, communicative pedagogical approaches. Confident of designing lessons that promote inter-cultural awareness. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues

Prior work experience in a middle school environment. Understanding of and desire to work with middle school students. Proficient in the use of technology, including Smartboards. To be considered for the above-mentioned position, please send a letter of interest, a resume, a statement of educational philosophy and contact information for three professional references to the online employment site. Please generate all documents in one single MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. To learn more about the school by visiting the website: ecfs.org

Location of position: 3901 Fieldston Rd, The Bronx, NY 10471

Applications accepted until: 30/11/2019

Chinese Flagship Visiting Instructor Non-CFS (Provo, UT)

Classification: Non-CFS Professional

Required Degree: MA in Chinese language, linguistics, or related field.

Required degree must be in hand by the start date.

Posting Close Date: 11/15/2019

Desired start date: 09/01/2020

Experience: Teaching experience at the college level, preferably at the advanced level. Teaching experience with computer-aided instruction and online resources. Will work collaboratively with lead instructor in working with advanced conversation and debate courses for Chinese Flagship students, independent study courses as needed and will teach pre-advanced and early students as well.

Duties/Expectations: This position has an important role in the Chinese Flagship Program. The incumbent will teach advanced conversation and debate courses in the Chinese Flagship Program and will be involved in departmental development activities. Will work closely with other Flagship faculty in meeting the academic needs of Flagship students. Will be involved in interviewing and selecting students for program participation. Will provide feedback about student progress and language proficiency of each participant.

For more information about the Chinese Flagship Center, please visit our website at http://chineseflagship.byu.edu/.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the contact information for two recommenders on the faculty application. They may be contacted and required to submit their letters of reference electronically at some point during the selection process.

Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application. This position is subject to continued administrative support. Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability. We would like to invite you to visit our careers site to complete your application.

DIRECTIONS:
1. Select the below link to access our careers site.
2. Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.
3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70&JobOpeningId=86095&PostingSeq=1

Applications accepted until date: 21/11/2019

Chinese Flagship Lead Instructor – Visiting Faculty (Provo, UT)

Classification: Non-CFS Professional

Desired start date: 09/01/2020

Posting close date: 11/15/2019

Required Degree: Ph.D. in Chinese language, linguistics, or related field.

Required degree must be in hand by the start date.

Experience: Teaching experience at the college level, preferably at the advanced level. Teaching experience with computer-aided instruction and online resources. Will take a leadership role in working with advanced directed studies courses for Chinese Flagship students, independent study courses, and Chinese for special purposes.

Duties/Expectations: This position has a key role in the Chinese Flagship Program. The incumbent will teach advanced language courses in the Chinese Flagship Program and will be involved in departmental development activities. Will assist in training new Flagship faculty. Will hire, supervise and train other Flagship graduate assistants, tutors and student instructors. Will be involved in interviewing and selecting students for program participation. Will provide feedback about student progress and language proficiency of each participant.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your two recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically

Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application. This position is subject to continued administrative support.

Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

We would like to invite you to visit our careers site to complete your application.

DIRECTIONS:
1. Select the below link to access our careers site.
2. Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.
3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70&JobOpeningId=86054&PostingSeq=1

Applications accepted until date: 21/11/2019

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese Language (Clinton, New York)

The Chinese Program in the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a full-time one-year visiting position in Chinese Language effective July 2020. Responsibilities include teaching language courses at various levels as well as one non-language course. The teaching load is five courses. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Previous experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in pedagogy, foreign language education or relevant fields; be fluent in Chinese and English; and have training and experience in Chinese language teaching at the college level. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy at http://apply.interfolio.com/70246. Also, upload a teaching demonstration video to any video sharing website and indicate the link in the letter of application. Questions can be addressed to Professor Masaaki Kamiya (mkamiya@hamilton.edu). For full consideration, submit all materials by February 20, 2020. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at http://www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at http://www.hamilton.edu/offices/dof/faculty-support-resources/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Clinical Professor (Open Rank); Director of Chinese Language (Shanghai, China)

NYU Shanghai seeks a Clinical Professor (open rank) and Director of Chinese Language to contribute to the growth and excellence of its Chinese Language Program.

The program, now in its eighth year, welcomes 900-1000 students annually and includes required undergraduate courses in Chinese at the elementary and intermediate level as well as advanced and post-advanced undergraduate courses in Chinese. International students, representing 50% of our student population, are required to complete a minimum of four semesters of Chinese language (or its equivalent). We are looking to enhance our program and to expand our course offerings. We anticipate creating a Chinese Major in addition to the current Minor, and the study of Chinese is also integral to our developing graduate programs.

Responsibilities

Work closely with the Director of World Languages to enhance the current Chinese Language curriculum
Together with the Director of World Languages, work to expand Chinese language course offerings;
Contribute to the integration of Chinese culture and society in language learning by creating and fostering faculty training opportunities, designing new courses, and strengthening the current curriculum;
Supervise the Level Coordinators overseeing the elementary, intermediate, advanced and post-advanced Chinese language courses;
Work with faculty in conducting action research projects to improve teaching;
Work with faculty across NYU sites to establish symmetries and consistency among the Chinese language programs in New York and Abu Dhabi;
Oversee language placement and place-out procedures;
Develop and teach courses in post-advanced Chinese;
Work with faculty in World Languages to promote the interest and understanding of language study and its benefits;
Contribute to World Languages’ extra-curricular events and community;
Work on other relevant initiatives assigned by the Dean.
The Director of Chinese Language is expected to foster an environment that promotes excellence in language teaching and learning; incorporate new methodologies and technologies in language teaching and learning; promote the professional development of the instructional staff; assess the quality of the Chinese language courses and the student experience; and teach 2 Chinese language courses per year.

Qualifications
A PhD in a relevant field is required. In addition to experience supervising faculty and curricula, candidates should have demonstrated teaching excellence and an interest in teaching in a diverse, international setting. Familiarity with examinations for certification of language proficiency is desirable. Experience teaching non-native speakers of English preferred, but not required. This is a contract position with the possibility of renewal.

Application Instructions
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The application deadline is December 15, 2019. The position will begin in August 2020.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. Please visit our website https://shanghai.nyu.edu/en/about/work-here/open-positions-faculty for instructions and other information. If you have any questions, please e-mail shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu.

Lecturer in Chinese (New York, NY)

Lecturer in Chinese

The Chinese Language Program of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University invites applications for Lecturer in modern Chinese language, beginning in July 1, 2020. This is a full-time position with multi-year renewal contingent on successful review. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information and to apply, please go to:
http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4274

Columbia University is Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Chinese Language Instructor/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Kunshan, Suzhou, China)

Duke Kunshan University invites applications for faculty positions in Chinese language (Instructor/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) in its Language and Culture Center. DKU offers an innovative and interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees. The Language and Culture Center provides Chinese language courses at all levels, ranging from beginning to advanced, for international students in this program. Positions start in July 2020.

All candidates must have a graduate degree in a relevant field (e.g. Chinese language teaching, foreign language education, applied linguistics), and also university-level language teaching experience. In addition to mastery of spoken and written Chinese, candidates should have strong English skills. Preference will be given to candidates who speak additional languages, have studied intercultural communication, and/or have experience working in multi-cultural settings. Experience presenting at workshops and conferences and/or writing for publication is also an asset.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching/research statement, and should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted. Candidates are also strongly encouraged to submit a teaching demonstration video. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14758. The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to lcc-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn using “Language and Culture Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by November 15, 2019; applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

DKU is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/). Our campus provides an elite, interdisciplinary liberal arts experience to a student body that will number over 1500 students and 100 faculty, with an acceptance rate of <8% and a student body represented by over 40 countries. The DKU model draws on the best of Duke’s educational experience and resources to reimagine undergraduate instruction in an intimate campus setting.

The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train. DKU provides competitive compensation, benefits and start-up packages. As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.

Professor-of-Practice in Chinese Language Program (New Orleans, LA)

The School of Liberal Arts/Asian Studies Program at Tulane University invites applicants for the position of Professor-of-Practice in Chinese Language with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position, 9-month appointment. The position is non-tenure-track, renewable every three years contingent upon satisfactory performance and available resources. The teaching load is 3 and 3, and the person is expected to assist with the Chinese language tutoring program and participate in Asian Studies program-related activities. The Asian Studies program at Tulane offers an undergraduate major and minor as well as a minor in Chinese Language.

Qualifications
* A Master’s degree required (Ph.D. preferred) in the area of teaching as a foreign language.

* Native, or near-native ability in Chinese and English

* At least two years prior experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university level

* Proficiency in using technology for language instruction

* Experience in proficiency-oriented and task-based teaching

Application Instructions
To apply, go to https://apply.interfolio.com/67155 and complete the form. You will be asked to submit the following electronically: 1) current curriculum vitae; 2) a cover letter, addressed to the Chair, Asian Studies Faculty Search Committee, which should include personal philosophy of foreign language teaching; 3) Sample lesson plans, copies of teaching evaluations, and the names and contact information of three references.

Application deadline is October 19, 2019.

Assistant Professor in Chinese (Teaching Stream) Full-time (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications for a teaching stream tenure track position in Chinese Language, Literature and Culture at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and to provide creative educational leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation in the classroom and at the level of programs. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in Chinese with a substantial record of teaching experience in Chinese language and Chinese literature, and native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English are required. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses and have a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success. The successful candidate will demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to teaching innovation. A record of pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning is preferred as is experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Maria João Dodman, Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics at lllchair@yorku.ca.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. Please select the “Affirmative Action Program Self-Id Forms” tab under which forms pertaining to Work Status Declaration (citizenship) and AA can be found.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 15, 2019. Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Maria João Dodman, Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, S576 Ross, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: lllchair@yorku.ca – (Subject line: “Teaching Stream Assistant Professor Position in Chinese”). Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.

Chinese Language Lecturer (Princeton, NJ)

Princeton University. The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for full- or part-time Chinese language lecturer positions that may become available beginning September 1, 2020 or January 16, 2021. Possibility of renewal is contingent upon satisfactory performance and sufficient course enrollments.

We seek candidates with a minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in disciplines such as Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese history, Chinese literature, or related fields. Ph.D. is preferred.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest, contact information for at least three references, and candidates must provide a web link to a 30-50 minute video of the candidate’s Chinese language teaching. Submission of a writing sample is optional (e.g., publications in Chinese or English, a dissertation chapter). Reference letters will be requested after a telephone interview. In-person interviews will be held at the ACTFL Convention in Washington, D.C. in November.

To apply, visit https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13721.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be conducted until any positions are filled.

These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.

Part-time Lecturer in Chinese (Medford, MA)

Application accepted until Nov. 1, 2019

International Literary and Cultural Studies, Tufts University: Chinese Language
Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

The Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer in Chinese language instruction for the spring semester 2020, with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include Chinese language instruction at various levels and curriculum related activities.

Qualifications:
The candidate should have native or near native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and good command of English; experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Mandarin Chinese, preferably at the college level in the U.S.; commitment to language teaching and curriculum innovation. A college degree is required with a MA desired.

Application requirements:
All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at apply.interfolio.com/68574 . Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Mingquan Wang at m.wang@tufts.edu.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or atjohny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.

Senior Preceptor in Chinese (Cambridge, MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University seeks applications for the position of Senior Preceptor in Chinese Language beginning July 1, 2020. The senior preceptor’s responsibilities will include acting as instructor in charge of one level of Chinese taught at Harvard, between elementary and advanced; training and supervising instructors in the Chinese program; and assisting the Director in administration of the Chinese Language Program. The position is for five years and renewable, contingent upon performance, enrollments, and curricular need.

The Senior Preceptor is also expected to serve as the Resident Director for Harvard Summer School’s (HSS’s) intensive Chinese language study abroad program: helping to recruit, hire, and manage faculty and staff; serving as course head for one level; and coordinating curricular and extracurricular activities on-site for the duration of the program. The Senior Preceptor will also work throughout the year with HSS staff on the program’s administrative tasks. These include, but are not limited to: marketing, recruiting, and communication with prospective students; facilitating program admissions and orientation; completing an annual report in consultation with the Director; coordinating and negotiating with HSS and the program’s host institution; managing mass mailings in coordination with Summer School staff; and other duties as needed. The Resident Director position is a separate, annual appointment through the Harvard Summer School.

The successful applicant should have native or near-native command of modern standard Chinese, both written and spoken, and fluency in spoken and written English. Completion of an advanced degree at the master’s level or PhD is required in a field relevant to teaching Chinese as a second language, such as Chinese pedagogy, the acquisition of Chinese as a second language, or Chinese linguistics.

Must be able to travel to and work at the summer program site for 9-10 weeks each summer and undertake additional domestic and international travel of shorter duration as needed. A record of demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese at all levels, elementary through advanced, in an American university setting or its equivalent, and experience in training and supervising other instructors in such a setting is strongly preferred. Experience in study abroad program administration and logistics is desirable. Publication of creative or scholarly work in a field relevant to Chinese language education and experience using language teaching technology are also pluses.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a list of Chinese courses taught at the university level, plus additional supporting materials (listed at https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9255). Applicants submit the names and email contact information of three references to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu . The references will be contacted separately and invited to upload letters of recommendation. The application is considered complete only when three reference letters have been received.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Lecturer Pool – Mandarin Language – East Asian Languages & Cultures (Location: Berkeley, CA)

Open date: September 16th, 2019

Next review date: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Sep 11, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach elementary, intermediate, or advanced courses in Mandarin language should a need arise during Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, attending appropriate meetings, and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the Program is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions may vary each teaching term, depending upon the needs of the Department, and in some semesters may be zero. Positions may vary each semester; the minimum is a 40% workload equivalent to one course.

Basic Qualifications (required at the time of application):

  • MA degree (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in a MA degree (or equivalent international degree) program

Additional qualifications (required by the start date):

  • MA or equivalent international degree
    • At least two years of university-level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MA or equivalent international degree in teaching Mandarin as a Foreign Language, Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition or related field. Experience with computer-assisted language learning and language instructional software.
    • Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin; English fluency. Eligible to work in the United States.

Salary

Salary is commensurate with education and years of college-level teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $56,381 in accordance with the current Unit 18 lecturer salary scale and its provisions.

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC Berkeley through their work.

The University is committed to addressing the family needs of employees and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

To Apply: Visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02349

The posting will remain open until September 11th, 2020 to accommodate department needs and new applicants. Appointments for spring are usually reviewed in October; summer appointments are usually reviewed in March, and fall appointments are typically reviewed in April. If you wish to remain in the pool after September 11, 2020 you will need to reapply.

Contact information for 3 references is required. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.

Please direct questions to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at: easearch@berkeley.edu

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy
see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Job location: Berkeley, CA

Requirements:
Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Internet Link to Teaching Demonstration ( Maximum length 10 minutes) – Please upload the link in a PDF file.

Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)

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Tenure-track position in Chinese Studies (Memphis, TN)

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese Studies to begin Fall of 2020. Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on modern Chinese and/or Sinophone literature. Native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English is required. The successful candidate must demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts college and will be expected to maintain an active research program. Research will be supported by start-up funds. Possibilities for additional research support include summer research funds and travel funds. Collaborative research and teaching opportunities exist with several interdisciplinary programs, including Asian Studies, Film and Media Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies, among others. Teaching responsibilities will include five courses a year from the following: basic and intermediate language courses, upper-level research and seminar courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, and literature courses in translation. Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in Chinese Studies or a related field by July 2020.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country’s most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and cultural center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area. (http://www.rhodes.edu/content/liberal-arts-city)

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination. (https://handbook.rhodes.edu/employee-handbook/employment-policies/anti-discrimination-and-harassment-policy)

Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu. A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) the names and contact information for three references; 4) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. The online application system will solicit letters electronically from the candidate’s recommenders, once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and all other required application materials have been submitted. Review of completed applications will begin October 21 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.

Preceptor in Chinese (MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for one or more full-time Preceptors in Chinese expected to begin July 1, 2020. The successful applicant should be well versed in the issues of teaching Chinese as a foreign language, have experience in teaching all levels of Chinese, must have exemplary ability in comprehension and active use of modern standard Chinese, written and spoken, at native or near-native proficiency and must be able to teach all levels of modern Chinese.

Several years of experience teaching modern Chinese at the college level in the United States and specialization in Chinese pedagogy and second language acquisition is highly desirable. An M.A. degree or higher in Chinese Linguistics, Foreign Language Education, or a closely related field is preferred; experience in computer-assisted language teaching is a plus. This will be a term appointment, with the duration of the term to be determined. The appointment is renewable, based on performance and curricular need, for up to a total of eight years.

Interested candidates should submit, to https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9241:

1. A cover letter, including a description of teaching experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

Candidates should also send a 20-minute teaching demo by URL through the ARIeS portal, or send a USB drive with a video file of the applicant teaching to:
Chair, Preceptor Search Committee
Chinese Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
Harvard University
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All application materials should be submitted no later than October 11, 2019. Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online. Reference letters should be submitted by October 16, 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Teacher – Chinese: Maternity Leave Replacement (NY)

Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive preK-12 independent school serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs. Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECFS offers a rich and challenging curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A co-ed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students from PreK to 12 on two campuses — one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. The middle school, located in the Bronx, is composed of approximately 400 students.

Fieldston Middle School is looking for an outstanding, experienced, middle school Chinese teacher, who is excited to work in a progressive school and in a highly collaborative environment to serve as a long-term sub for three levels of Chinese -6th, 7th, and 8th.

Responsibilities include teaching a full-time course load of 3 sections; serving as an advisor to a group of 10-12 students, working as a member of a grade-level interdisciplinary team, attending faculty meetings, and other shared middle school responsibilities.

Ideal candidates will be energized by employing a range of pedagogical approaches and will be excited by the opportunity to teach a diverse student body in a values based community. We are looking for candidates who have also demonstrated a commitment to addressing issues of equity, belonging, and privilege, within and outside the classroom. A passion for working with middle school students, a flexible attitude, a commitment to lifelong learning, and a sense of humor are essential.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree – Mandarin Chinese Teaching field, Masters degree preferred with Native or Native-like fluency in Chinese.
Minimum 5 years of prior relevant, classroom teaching experience and strong classroom management skills
Familiar with and willing to explore student-centered, communicative pedagogical approaches
Confident of designing lessons that promote inter-cultural awareness
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues
Prior work experience in a middle school environment
Understanding of and desire to work with middle school students
Proficient in the use of technology, including Smartboards
To be considered for the above-mentioned position, please send a letter of interest, a resume, a statement of educational philosophy and contact information for three professional references to the online employment site. Please generate all documents in one single MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. To learn more about the school by visiting the website: ecfs.org.

Please apply at https://www.ecfs.org/en/careers/

Associate/Full Professor in Chinese (Tempe, AZ)

Associate/Full Professor in Chinese
Arizona State University
School of International Letters and Cultures

The East Asian program in the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University is seeking a full-time, 9-month faculty member at the rank of Associate or Full Professor tenured in Chinese literature and culture, field and time period of research open. The successful candidate will contribute to curriculum development in Chinese language, literature, and culture; teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level on the Tempe campus; supervise honors, masters and doctoral students; conduct research and publish in top-tier journals and presses; participate in professional and university service. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. The Chinese program hosts a NSEP Chinese Flagship immersion program and has a thriving and strong graduate program. SILC’s programs are increasing in size and excellence at a robust rate, and we seek a candidate who excels in both research and teaching to help advance the School’s programs to national prominence. Applicants at advanced Associate or Full Professor level are encouraged to apply. Anticipated start date is August 2020. For further information on the hire, contact Stephen.H.West@asu.edu

Required qualifications:
•An earned doctorate in Chinese literature and culture, or a closely related field
•Deep knowledge of Chinese literature and culture, based on a solid control of sources as demonstrated through close
reading of written or visual text
•Knowledge of current theoretical paradigms and research methodologies of the field
•Commitment to interdisciplinary research
•Quality record of published original and innovative research
•Ability to use basic instructional technology (Canvas, Box, etc.)
•Ability to teach content courses in Chinese

Desired Qualifications:
•Knowledge of either a second Asian or European language
•Background in translation, translation studies, environmental humanities, or science studies
•Ability to contribute to SILC-wide courses on literary and cultural theory
•A commitment to cultivating and supporting a diverse faculty and student population

To apply, submit the following electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/67778: 1) a current curriculum vitae; 2) a letter addressed to Stephen H. West, Search Committee Chair, outlining research program, teaching philosophy, and how the applicant’s experiences fit the qualifications listed above; 3) a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; 4) 2-3 copies of syllabi of courses taught; 5) one example of research writing in English, no longer than 45 pages; and 6) the names, positions, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references who may be contacted directly by (Interfolio Faculty Search) or by the committee. Application deadline is October 24, 2019: if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. By policy, the successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by time of hire.
The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
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Teaching Assistant Professor in Chinese (Morgantown, WV)

Applications accepted until Sept. 30, 2019 Teaching Assistant Professor

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (https://worldlanguages.wvu.edu/) at West Virginia University invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor position in Chinese Studies beginning January 1, 2020. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of our undergraduate program in Chinese Studies, including the teaching of traditional and online language and content classes. The position requires a PhD or equivalent degree in Chinese, Chinese literature, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related field; demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching; and excellent communication skills in both English and Chinese.

This position is a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track, renewable term appointment with no limit on the number of terms. Teaching Assistant Professors receive full benefits and are eligible for promotion.

The department offers M.A. degree programs in Spanish, Linguistics, and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), enrolling approximately 60-70 full-time graduate students from around the world, with the majority of those holding teaching assistantships. We offer B.A. degrees in a range of programs, including French, German Studies, Spanish, Chinese Studies, and Russian Studies, and minors in these areas as well as Foreign Literature/Culture in Translation, Japanese Studies, Arabic Studies, Linguistics, and TESOL.

WVU is a comprehensive land-grant university that enrolls 29,000 students. It is classified as “highest research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. The Morgantown campus is situated along the Monongahela River and Rail Trail and within 10 miles of Cooper’s Rock State Forest, and is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C. to the east, Pittsburgh, PA., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the west. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career. WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners in their career transition and job search, and belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv).

To apply, please visit https://careers.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title listed above. Upload (a) a letter of application outlining your interest in, and qualifications for, the position; (b) your curriculum vitae; (c) your teaching philosophy; (d) graduate transcript(s) (unofficial is acceptable); and the names and contact information for three references. Additional materials might be requested of finalists. Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For further information, contact Pablo Garcia, chair of the search committee, at pablo.garcia@mail.wvu.edu

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Assistant Professor of Chinese Language (Carlisle, PA)

The Department of East Asian Studies at Dickinson College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Chinese language and literature, media, or film. The teaching load is five courses a year. Applicants should be prepared to teach Chinese, topical courses in their discipline at all levels, and first-year seminars. Applicants must also be willing to supervise senior theses and have a broad understanding of Chinese and Asian culture. We are particularly interested in candidates who apply a transnational perspective in their research and teaching, and who will demonstrate leadership and initiative working both within the department (including extra-curricular activities) and with our partner programs in Beijing and Yunnan. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English is required. A Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2020.

Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically via QUEST (online application system) at https://jobs.dickinson.edu.

Please include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names of three references. Candidates may be asked to submit supplementary materials following an initial screening.

Review of applications will begin on October 14th and will continue until the position has been filled. Please direct all questions about the position to: Shawn Bender, Search Committee Chair, at benders@dickinson.edu.

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students. Dickinson prides itself on having dynamic faculty who combine excellent teaching and research. The College is located in Carlisle, PA. Carlisle is 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

Dickinson College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.