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.