Assistant Professor in Chinese (Carlisle, PA)

The Department of East Asian Studies at Dickinson College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Chinese media, film, or literature studies. The teaching load is five courses a year. Applicants should be prepared to teach Chinese at all levels and topical courses in their discipline, and first-year seminars. We are particularly interested in candidates who apply a transnational perspective in their research and teaching, and who will demonstrate leadership and initiative working both within the department (including extra-curricular activities) and with our partner programs in Beijing and Taipei. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English is required. A Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2023.

Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically via QUEST (online application system) at

Please include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Candidates may be asked to submit supplementary materials following an initial screening.

Review of applications will begin on October 14th and will continue until the position has been filled. Please direct all questions about the position to: Nan Ma, Search Committee Chair, at

Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students. Dickinson prides itself on having dynamic faculty who combine excellent teaching and research. The College is located in Carlisle, PA. Carlisle is 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

Dickinson College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.