Adjunct Instructor or Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chinese (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Vassar College

Adjunct Instructor or Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chinese

Department: Chinese & Japanese Department

Posting Number: F100P

For full consideration applicants should apply by: 01/20/2024

About Vassar College

Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduate students, located in the Hudson Valley, seventy-five miles north of New York City. Vassar stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape. The College is located in Poughkeepsie, home to a culturally diverse community, and benefits from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. Vassar faculty are committed teachers/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and studios and in individually-mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on college-wide and departmental committees. The College maintains a generous leave policy, provides strong support for research, and encourages multidisciplinary approaches to teaching.

Position Introduction

The Department of Chinese and Japanese at Vassar College invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor or Adjunct Assistant Professor position in Chinese beginning August 2024.

AA Statement

Vassar College is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. The College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and especially welcomes applications from veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of racial, ethnic, and other groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding.

Position Description

This position is a part-time, benefits eligible, one semester position with the teaching load of three Chinese language courses at the elementary and advanced levels. Masters degree or above is required by the start of the position.

Salary Wage Range

Pay Transparency Disclosure: The annual base starting salary range for this part-time adjunct position is $42,000 to $44,000 (USD). When extending an offer of employment, Vassar College considers factors such as (but not limited to) candidate’s education/training, work experience, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations. This salary range represents the College’s good faith and reasonable estimate at the time of posting.

How to Apply

Candidates should submit:-Letter of application-CV-Two letters of recommendation-A brief personal statement
Applications should be addressed to Peipei Qiu, Chair, Department of Chinese and Japanese and submitted online at Address any questions to Peipei Qiu, via email ( Review of applicant materials will begin on January 20, 2024 and will continue until the position has been filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To Apply

All applicants must apply online at: