Clinical Assistant Professor of Chinese (Shanghai, China)

NYU Shanghai invites applications for a position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor of Chinese. We seek candidates who have completed a PhD in Chinese literature or linguistics. NYU Shanghai is looking for dynamic individuals who are eager to contribute to its growing Chinese program through curricular development, innovative teaching, student-centered initiatives, faculty development, and participation in the intellectual life of NYU Shanghai. Appointments are for three years effective September 1, 2020, subject to a review at the end of the first year; contracts are renewable. We seek an eligible candidate who can:

–       Teach 4 courses per academic year

–       Advise senior capstone projects

–       Incorporate community engaged learning experiences into their courses

–       Work closely with language faculty to align learning outcomes across the curriculum

–       Contribute to service initiatives and maintain an active role in the NYU Shanghai academic community

–       Maintain an active research agenda

–       Work with the Director of World Languages to develop post-advanced Chinese courses in their area of expertise

About NYU Shanghai NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher-education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world’s great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU’s global vision of innovative research and transformative teaching, and who embody the global society in which we live. Qualifications Candidates must hold a PhD in their discipline and be able to teach advanced language courses and post-advanced language, literature, and/or culture courses. Three years of teaching experience and a record of research and publication in the field of specialization required; experience teaching non-native speakers of English preferred, but not required. Application Instructions To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, three references, and a teaching philosophy and statement of research interests by March 31, 2020. Applications are received via Interfolio at: