Lecturer, Chinese Language (Atlanta, GA)

Applications accepted until 25/11/2019

The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) at Emory University in Atlanta, GA seeks a full-time lecturer in Chinese language and culture to begin Fall 2020. This is a three-year renewable position pending positive reviews. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Chinese language pedagogy, linguistics, applied linguistics or a closely related area (ABD in a rare case will be considered) and possess native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English. Experience in teaching undergraduates in North America and the ability to teach all levels of Chinese language courses are required.

The candidate will be expected to teach five courses per academic year in Chinese language, linguistics, and culture based on his or her qualifications, and play an important role in the development of the Chinese program. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies, familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction, and experience in developing innovative language learning projects are highly desirable.

Scholarly exchange is very active among faculty in our department, which includes the programs in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Russian. We also collaborate with colleagues in the East Asian Studies Program and Linguistics Program. The position is a professional career track with possibility of promotion (http://college.emory.edu/faculty/documents/faculty-advancement/lecture-track/lecture-track-appointment-review.pdf).

Please submit your cover letter, C.V., teaching statement, three letters of recommendation, and other supporting materials through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/66841. Please also include a statement outlining your experience and vision for teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Julie Darby (JDARBY@emory.edu) and Chinese Lecturer Search Committee, Dept. of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2019. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Chinese Language Lecturer (Brunswick, ME)

The Asian Studies Program at Bowdoin College invites applicants for the position of Lecturer in Chinese Language, to begin in July 2020. The initial appointment will be three years, contingent on successful review after the first year, with the possibility of additional renewal upon subsequent reviews. We seek candidates with native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; at least an MA in Linguistics, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition, or related field; and substantial teaching experience at the college level in the United States. The successful candidate will teach a 3/2 annual course load at all levels of the language curriculum, as well as contribute to the Chinese Language Program by participating in Chinese language table, student advising, and other co-curricular activities. Bowdoin provides conference travel support as well as competitive internal funding for research and other professional development.

Bowdoin is a community that warmly welcomes people of all backgrounds. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and from those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. In your application materials, please address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentoring would support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit 1) cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching statement, 4) video clips of classroom teaching, 5) one to two sets of most recent teaching evaluations, and 6) the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (32.7% students of color, 6% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu.

Tenure-Track position in Chinese (Worcester, MA)

NOTE: Review of candidates will begin immediately. For full consideration, please submit all application materials by September 28.

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Chinese to begin in August 2020. Candidates must have native or near native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English, a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment in applied or theoretical linguistics, language pedagogy, or a related field, and U.S.-based teaching experience in Chinese language at the college level.

This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure-track faculty 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. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a link to a recent video of yourself teaching elementary or intermediate Mandarin. Provide information about the location of the class and the level of the students in your video, the topic that your lesson covered, and the learning goals you had for the students in that class.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or service would support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/mission). The College values cultural and intellectual pluralism as integral to this mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program. Thus your application should highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/65790.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Studies (Atlanta, GA)

The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in modern and contemporary Chinese Studies to begin Fall 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in modern and contemporary Chinese literature, cultural studies, or related field. Current Ph.D. candidates should confirm in their cover letters that their Ph.D. will be awarded by August 1, 2020. Candidates must demonstrate an active research agenda and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and to development of graduate programming. The Department is particularly interested in candidates working across genres and media or whose scholarship is inter-disciplinary and inter-regional (within East Asia and beyond).

The successful candidate will play an important part in the development of the Chinese program within the Department. Teaching responsibilities are normally two courses per semester and will include survey courses in modern Chinese literature, courses in the candidate’s research specialization and others as dictated by curricular need. Candidates will also adhere to best practices and demonstrate an ability to advance Emory College’s goals of diversity and inclusion. Native or near native proficiency in both English and Chinese is required.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, C.V., short writing sample or published paper, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/65692. Please also include a statement outlining the candidate’s experience and vision for teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Maria Franca Sibau (maria.sibau@emory.edu) and the Chinese Modern and Contemporary Chinese Studies Search Committee, Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.