Assistant Teaching Professor in Chinese Language (Washington, DC)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Georgetown University invites applications for a three-year, full-time, non-tenure-line teaching position in Chinese language, starting August 2024. By the start date of the appointment, candidates must have a PhD in Chinese language pedagogy or a related field with native or near native proficiency in Chinese and English. The position is renewable dependent on performance and enrollments, and carries the possibility of promotion.

Experience teaching college-level Chinese in North America is required. The teaching load for this position is 12 credits per semester (up to three classes), and candidates must be able to teach Chinese language at all levels.

To apply, please submit the following via Interfolio (

• a cover letter
• CV (including courses taught)
• 3 letters of recommendation
• syllabi
• a teaching statement
• a web link to a 30-minute teaching demonstration video (classroom is best but Zoom is acceptable)

Application review will begin October 25th.

For questions regarding this position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Professor Philip Kafalas, at

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