Lecturer in Chinese Language (Evanston, IL)

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY and the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures invite applications for two full-time benefits-eligible Lecturers in Chinese language. These are for one-year positions, starting September 1, 2020. The successful candidates will work with existing faculty members in the Chinese Language Program and must be able to teach the novice to advanced Chinese language courses for both heritage and non-heritage language learners. Duties include teaching up to nine quarter-long courses at all levels. Applicants are required to have 1) a Master’s Degree (Ph.D. is preferred) in foreign language pedagogy, second language education, Chinese language/linguistics, applied linguistics, or other related fields, 2) teaching experience in U.S. higher education, 3) native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English. More information on the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures can be found at http://www.alc.northwestern.edu/. Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi and teaching evaluations), teaching statement, and three references. For full consideration, a video recording of the applicant’s classroom teaching demonstration should be made available electronically. The online application form can be found here: https://www.alc.northwestern.edu/about/open-faculty-positions/. Questions may be addressed to: asianlac@northwestern.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of applications will start on March 31, 2020. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.