Chinese Language Teaching Assistant (Lancaster, PA)

Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year part-time teaching assistant (drill instructor) position in its Chinese Language Program, beginning Fall Semester 2019. 

Candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English, a B.A. in Chinese pedagogy, literature, linguistics, or a related field. M.A. and teaching experience are preferred, but not required. The successful candidate will teach drill sessions to elementary level students of Chinese, conduct one-on-one tutoring sessions with students of different levels, and assist students in learning the Chinese language and gaining an understanding of Chinese culture through a variety of co-curricular activities. Candidates should submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio ( a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a sampling of teaching evaluations. Applicants must also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be submitted by referees directly to Interfolio. Inquiries may be directed to Application review will begin March 11, 2019 until the position is filled. Applications will not be accepted after April 26, 2019.

The search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at 717-358-3995.