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 Removal Date:

Posting Number: F072P

For full consideration applicants should apply by: 04/15/2023

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 2023.

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, two semester position with the teaching load of three Chinese language courses at the intermediate level, two in the fall 2023 semester and one in the spring of 2024. Masters degree or above is required by the start of the position.

How to Apply

Candidates should submit:-Letter of application-CV-Two letters of recommendation-A brief personal statement
Applications should be addressed to Haoming Liu, Chair, Department of Chinese and Japanese and submitted online at Address any questions to Haoming Liu, via email ( Review of applicant materials will begin on April 15, 2023. There is no guarantee that applications received after this date will be reviewed.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To Apply

All applicants must apply online at: