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Part-time Instructor (Online): High School Chinese (Online (Instructors located in US))

The Well-Trained Mind Academy is seeking a part-time Chinese instructor to teach live, online sections of Chinese during the 2024-202 school year. For the upcoming school year, we are offering Chinese 1. The instructor will have the opportunity to grow the Chinese program.
The classes are geared toward high school students.

Position Description

Our world language instructors use a combination of Comprehensible Input and explicit grammatical instruction, fitting with the goals of a classical education. Applicants should be well versed in second language acquisition theory and the ACTFL world-readiness standards for language learning. The successful candidate will be comfortable instructing and evaluating students with a goal of developing proficiency in the target language.

Job Responsibilities:
– Follow course schedule and pacing
– Plan engaging activities that support student language acquisition
– Encourage interaction between students
– Provide effective live instruction, including making learning goals clear to students and using appropriate instructional techniques
– Keep the learning environment positive. Outside material brought into the class is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
– Maintain course pacing and meet the standards outlined for the course, so that students meet the learning objectives for the units.
– Provide clear and actionable feedback on all assignments in a timely manner.

Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree in Chinese or a related field
– Demonstrable skill in teaching introductory level Chinese

Preferred Qualifications

– Native or near-native Chinese speakers
– Experience teaching online
– 5+ years of experience teaching Chinese
– Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the secondary level
– Experience instructing a diverse student population
– Uses technology to deliver instruction effectively

The position advertised is a US-based position and living in one of the 50 states of the US is an essential qualification for employment. Any questions regarding eligibility based on location should be submitted before proceeding with the application.

Position requires reliable high-speed internet and the ability to comfortably work using a screen for several hours in a row.

Compensation

Compensation is $5,600/section for the academic year (two 17-week semesters; 16 weeks of instruction, 1 exam week). This compensation includes preparing for and teaching the live sessions, grading student work, and all related email communication.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter that addresses previous teaching experience and a CV or résumé. Email all materials to careers@welltrainedmind.com. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; applications close April 1, 2024.

Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Elizabeth Weber Edwards, Chair of World Languages (elizabeth@welltrainedmind.com).

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Easton, PA)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese

Lafayette College: Faculty Positions: Department of Languages & Literary Studies

Location: Easton, PA

Open Date: Feb 23, 2024

Description

The Department of Languages and Literary Studies at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese to begin July 1, 2024. This is a full-time appointment with a 3/3 teaching load. The successful candidate will teach Chinese language and culture courses at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and participate in extracurricular language/culture activities. Areas of research specialization are open. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in fields such as Chinese linguistics and applied linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese literature, or Chinese culture. Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English as well as a Ph.D. at the time of appointment are required.

Lafayette College is a highly selective, private undergraduate-only liberal arts college with 2,700 students located within 70 miles of New York City and Philadelphia. The College is deeply committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Qualifications

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation at http://apply.interfolio.com/141785. As part of your letter, please include a video link to classroom teaching and please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the college’s diversity statement (https://about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement/). Applications will be accepted until March 20, 2024. Interviews will be conducted via video conference and campus visits. Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Han Luo (luoh@lafayette.edu).

For more information and to apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5053682

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.

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Part-Time Chinese Instructor (Lexington, Virginia 24450)

Description
The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a part-time Chinese Instructor position to begin in late August 2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year, with the possibility of renewal based on funding and performance. This position carries a 4-course teaching load distributed over Fall and Winter terms (12 weeks each). Responsibilities include teaching Chinese language at all levels and active involvement with departmental activities.

W&L promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in teaching and for vigorous scholarship. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.

Qualifications
Master’s degree or higher in Chinese language, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, linguistics or related fields; native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English; demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese at the college level.

Application Instructions:

Required Application Materials:
Applications should include the following items: a cover letter (please include a web-accessible link to a 20-minute video of your teaching demo), a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

Please submit your application at: http://apply.interfolio.com/140929. Review of applications will begin on Monday, March 25, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1749 and located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Washington and Lee University offers a unique academic setting of arts and sciences, commerce and law, and is consistently ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges. W&L promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in teaching and for vigorous scholarship. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.

Full-Time Lecturer in Chinese Language (Philadelphia, PA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of a position as full-time Lecturer in the Chinese Language Program beginning in Fall, 2024. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. Employee benefits are provided. Applicants for the position should demonstrate a primary focus on language education, and have received at least a Master’s degree, and preferably a PhD in Education, Chinese (Mandarin) Language, Literature, Linguistics or a related field. Native or near-native competency in Mandarin language and fluency in English are required. Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience at all levels of Chinese language at post-secondary institutions in the United States. Knowledge of and experience in current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies, especially content-based instruction, and meaningful application of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable. Duties include teaching Mandarin language classes (six classes per academic year) at any assigned levels, holding regular office hours, attending weekly meetings of the Chinese Language Program, and working with the Director of the Language Program and East Asia faculty on curriculum development and program articulation.

We seek candidates who share our strong commitment to research, teaching and mentoring, and to a scholarly community shaped by values of inclusive excellence. The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community of students, scholars, researchers, and staff that reflects the diversity of our world. We nurture working and learning environments that are affirming, equitable, and inclusive. As a community, we are committed to thoughtful discussions and dynamic interactions as we strive for an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Please see our School’s Inclusion and Antiracism Initiatives to learn more about our active priorities: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/2020-inclusion-and-anti-racism-initiatives.Candidates should apply online at: www.apply.interfolio.com/140421.

Please submit: a cover letter, CV, teaching statement; and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. We also encourage the applicants to upload additional documents if available: 1) recent teaching evaluations including written comments, 2) a link to a video recording of a class, and 3) a description of the video and relevant materials. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Chinese Language Fellow (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Vassar College

Chinese Language Fellow

Department: Chinese & Japanese Department

Duration of Position: Other

Employee Type: Administrator

Posting Date: 02/02/2024

Union Representation: Not Applicable

Posting Number: AS457P

About Vassar College

Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape.

Vassar College is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. 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 historically underrepresented groups.

Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Vassar College invites applications for Chinese Language Fellow for the 2024-25 academic year (late August, 2024 through May, 2025).

The Language Fellow, who must be a native level speaker of Chinese, has the opportunity to work closely with experienced language instructors and to gain experience in teaching non-native speakers by conducting conversation classes and drill sessions that supplement language courses. The fellow assists the Chinese faculty members in preparing teaching materials.

Language Fellows receive free room and board on Vassar’s campus for the academic year, a monthly stipend of $700 for 10 months, and international health insurance coverage. They take one Vassar course per semester.

Qualifications

Language Fellows should at least have a B.A. and be fluent in English.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please send a cover letter, vita, an audio recording introducing yourself in both Chinese and English, and at least one recommendation letter. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Please send applications to Peipei Qiu, Chair, Department of Chinese and Japanese, via email to chineseandjapanese@vassar.edu. Do not send application material to Vassar’s Human Resources website. All applications must be sent to the following email address: chineseandjapanese@vassar.edu or they will not be reviewed or accepted.

For full consideration applicants should apply by:

All applicants must apply online at: https://apptrkr.com/4992190.

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Chinese Language and Asian Studies (Winter Park, FL)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Chinese Language and Asian Studies

Rollins is the best college in Florida, but don’t just take our word for it. See what the experts are saying. Explore all of the ways Rollins is top ranked—from our academic excellence and expert faculty to our unparalleled campus and one-of-a-kind study abroad opportunities.

https://www.rollins.edu/news/rollins-named-a-2023-great-college-to-work-for/ Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

Position Summary:

The https://www.rollins.edu/global-languages/ at Rollins College, a private liberal arts college in central Florida, invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor position in Chinese Language and Asian Studies, to begin in Fall, 2024. The initial appointment is for two years.

Rollins College requires its faculty to have a strong commitment to teaching and curriculum development and show promise of pedagogical innovation and educational leadership. The successful candidate must be able to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins College. We view differences (e.g., nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, perspectives) as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Rollins College is a comprehensive liberal arts college located just north of Orlando, FL, a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Nearby Orlando International Airport provides easy access to U.S. and international destinations. The college emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes and ranks number one among 121 Southern master’s-level universities in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Please visit the college website at http://www.rollins.edu.

Minimum Qualifications and Education:

• We seek candidates with native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English; Ph.D. in Chinese, East Asian Languages, Asian Studies, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition, or related field.
• Substantial teaching experience at college level in the United States.
• The successful candidate will teach all levels of Chinese language as well as contribute to Asian Studies and general education curriculum.

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online via the College’s employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

• a letter of application
• curriculum vitae
• the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference
Questions will be directed to: Jie Yu, Director of Asian Studies, Rollins College, mailto:jyu@rollins.edu.

The deadline to apply is February 26, 2024.

Diversity & Inclusion at Rollins:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click https://www.rollins.edu/about-rollins/diversity-inclusion/index.html.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Service Months: 9

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4953393

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https://www.rollins.edu/news/rollins-named-a-2023-great-college-to-work-for/ Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

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Open Rank Teaching Professor – Master Organizational Leadership (Flagstaff, AZ)

Open Rank Teaching Professor – Master Organizational Leadership

Location: Personalized Learning

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job ID: 607476

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU aims to be the nation’s preeminent engine of opportunity, vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and beyond.

About NAU

Northern Arizona University serves almost 30,000 students. We are a vibrant community, with 21,000 students in Flagstaff—the home of our largest campus—and the remainder online or at our 20+ statewide locations. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.

Committed to an inclusive university environment, NAU has all the benefits of a large institution with a personal touch. We carefully balance teaching, scholarship, and service for faculty members. Supporting our core value of student-centrism, NAU’s faculty members promote learning and help students reach academic milestones.

Flagstaff is an outdoorsy mountain town with four seasons and a thriving cultural scene. Located at 7,000 feet, Flagstaff houses 70,000 people and sits at the base of the sacred San Francisco Peaks.

For more about inclusive excellence at NAU, visit the https://in.nau.edu/center-for-university-access-and-inclusion/.

About the Department/College

NAU has an established history of intellectual leadership in developing workforce-aligned online programs for non-traditional students and in supporting competency-based education. NAU Online currently serves nearly 5,000 students through a growing portfolio of 140 online and competency-based programs and a commitment to individualized attention, student success and attainment, and serving learners in the state of Arizona.

Personalized Learning (PL) incorporates innovative teaching and learning methods. Administered by NAU Online, PL differs from, but complements, the traditional classroom-based academic model, with the goal for students to achieve deep learning through a personalized approach of multiple, hybrid and effective learning methods and modalities and within timeframes that best meet the students’ needs. Our model combines best learning practices to ensure competency, including: shared and open- source content; multiple delivery modules such as video and simulations; faculty-led mentorships and tutoring; and customized instruction. Tuition is based on length of time (6-month subscriptions) rather than by course or credit hours, providing a financial incentive to the student to complete their degree in a timely, or even accelerated, fashion.

About the Position

NAU Online invites applications for an open rank Teaching Professor position to support our personalized learning Organizational Leadership program.

The successful candidate will:

• Instruct students in online, competency-based graduate courses in Organizational Leadership and related subjects of instruction; assessment will be conducted in Mandarin.
• Tutors broadly across departmental discipline and provides high-touch assessment feedback, communicating with students in Mandarin.
• Maintains and communicates regular hours of availability for synchronous student interaction.
• Develops a strong understanding of available problem-solving resources by collaborating with NAU student services staff.
• Provides student success resources available at the institution as needed by the student.
• Maintain electronic and academic student files and records, such as grading feedback, email, and Salesforce; document all pertinent student interactions and information.
• Customize student communications based on individual student goals as needed and as practical.
• Serve on faculty search, departmental, and college committees
• Support curricular assignments determined by Lead Faculty
• Collaborates with PL colleagues to:
• Review disciplinary curriculum, design, and evaluation
• Identify learning outcomes and ensure that they are aligned with assessments
• Identify and create learning resources to support course materials and student learning
• Develop rubrics for evaluations and assessment
• Monitor instructional materials to ensure sound academic practices
• Ensure that materials are accessible (Section508ADA) and usable for all learners
• Maintain functioning links and ensure currency of course materials

This is a 12-month, non-tenured, non-tenure eligible faculty position renewable based on funding availability, satisfactory performance, and departmental needs. Remote work from anywhere in the U.S. is a possibility for this position, with the ability to meet regularly via web-based conferencing and/or via telephone, and periodically in-person at a campus location. The position may require work during non-standard hours to support student needs.

Minimum Qualifications

For ALL ranks:

• A doctorate in Business, Management, Project Management, Leadership, Organizational Change, Human Resource Management, Administration, Business Administration, Organizational Management/Leadership, Healthcare Management/Administration; ABDs will be considered, but must have degree by start date.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English and Mandarin.

For the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, all of the above AND

• At least one year of teaching experience and one year of professional experience in business operations including project management, human resources, communications, strategic planning and evaluation, leadership, or other aspects of business (experience can be obtained during degree program)

For the rank of Associate Teaching Professor, all of the above AND

• Illustrations of effective teaching, such as student evaluations and innovative curricular design samples
• Six years of full-time college-level teaching at the rank of assistant professor or similar full-time teaching role.
• One year of professional experience in business operations including project management, human resources, communications, strategic planning and evaluation, leadership, or other aspects of business

For the rank of Teaching Professor, all of the above AND

• Illustrations of effective teaching, such as student evaluations and innovative curriculum
• Six years of full-time college-level teaching at the rank of associate professor or similar full-time teaching role.
• One year of professional experience in business operations including project management, human resources, communications, strategic planning and evaluation, leadership, or other aspects of business

Preferred Qualifications

• Two or more years of experience in online or competency-based programs
• Experience working with learning management systems
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively on a geographically disbursed team, with geographically disbursed learners
• Demonstrated commitment to excellence in education, student success, and educational access
• Professional experience in business operations including project management, human resources, communications, strategic planning and evaluation, leadership, or other aspects of business

Compensation & Benefits

Commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and related experience.

This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU https://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Benefits/. Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the http://nau.edu/Provost/Resources-Policies/. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU’s BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment. If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of the pay period following election. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following election. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU https://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Benefits/.

Pre-Employment Check

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees’ right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/ is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.

Submit Your Application

Vacancy will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2023.

To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button at the end of the job description (if viewing this position through the NAU HR website). Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to http://nau.jobs, follow the ‘Current Openings’ link, locate vacancy 607476, and then “Apply” at the bottom of the page.

Application must include (saved as PDF and/or Word documents):

• a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position;
• a curriculum vitae;
• names and contact information for three references.
Please do not include any other documents.

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/employment-application-instructions/ or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus – on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please contact the Disability Resources Office at 928-523-8773, http://DR@nau.edu, or PO Box 5633, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

https://in.nau.edu/Human-Resources/Posters-Required-by-Law/

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4950168

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 https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/3659. Address any questions to Peipei Qiu, via email (chineseandjapanese@vassar.edu). 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: https://apptrkr.com/4909453.

Unit-18 Lecturer Mandarin Chinese (Davis, CA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a part-time Unit-18 Lecturer position to teach four or more courses in Mandarin Chinese language in the 2024-25 academic year beginning 7/1/2024. Primary duties include instruction in Chinese at various levels and to hold office hours each week. The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., thorough knowledge of current second-language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching. Assignment of classes, hours of instruction, and office hours are at the discretion of the department. Classes are held Monday-Friday, normally between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Salary is commensurate with education, qualifications, and experience. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 – $72,404. This appointment is renewable, contingent on department teaching needs and demonstration of excellence in teaching.

Shared office space, access to the campus library, copier, and computer facilities will be provided. This appointment is renewable contingent on program teaching needs and funding.

Requirements:
An M.A. or above in second-language pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, or another relevant field; native proficiency in Mandarin and native or near-native proficiency in English; a demonstrable record of excellence in Mandarin Chinese language teaching.

Applications are to be submitted via Recruitment @: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06209

Only complete applications will be considered. Complete applications include:
• Cover letter stating qualifications, teaching philosophy, and career plan
• Curriculum Vitae
• One to two video samples of classroom teaching. Direct links to videos must be included in a pdf document.
• Names and contact information of two references
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Chinese Lecturer (Cleveland, OH)

Description
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for one full-time lecturer position in Chinese language, starting in Fall 2024. The position is a non-tenured one-year appointment, renewable upon the approval of the Dean’s office. Case Western Reserve University is a nationally top-ranked private research institution located in Cleveland, Ohio. We seek candidates who are specialized in Chinese language education, open to new methodologies and technologies, and wish to join an established language program that supports a major and a minor.

Qualifications
Applicants must have a M.A. in Chinese, Chinese pedagogy, second language acquisition, or a related field, such as Chinese linguistics and world language education in hand by July 1, 2024. We are particularly interested in candidates with a doctoral degree in the disciplines aforementioned. Three years of full-time college Mandarin teaching experience in North America and native or near-native Mandarin and English proficiency in both speaking and writing are required. Clear evidence of excellent Mandarin teaching at all levels, familiarity with ACTFL proficiency standards, and implementation of performance-based teaching methods are also required. Additional requirements include the ability to teach both traditional and simplified Chinese characters and knowledge about cultures, traditions, and language uses in both China and Taiwan. The successful candidate will be expected to be effective in communication, be collegial in collaboration, and use technology to enhance student learning experiences and outcomes. The individual will also stay actively engaged with cultural events at both the programmatic and departmental levels. The teaching load is three courses (up to three preps) at all levels of
Chinese per semester, and service is not required.

Application Instructions
A complete application will include the following eight (8) items:
1). Cover Letter
2). CV
3). Three (3) letters of recommendation
4). One (1) sample syllabus with a synopsis of session-to-session activities by date
5). Evidence of excellent teaching (in the form of three student evaluations of teaching across years and levels)
6). A five (5) minute teaching statement video that explains (a) your overall teaching philosophy (in English) and (b) ways that your teaching activities have engaged materials from China, Taiwan, and other areas where Mandarin is spoken in an attempt to be inclusive and promote social justice (in Mandarin Chinese)
7). A teaching-demo video for a Mandarin Chinese class that is at least 30 minutes in duration
8). A diversity statement which describes how your research, teaching, and/or service might contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion within your scholarly field(s) and/or how you individual and/or collaborative efforts may promote structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statment should also reflect on the ways in which your continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future.

Questions about this position can be addressed to Dr. Ching-Hsuan Wu, the Search Committee Chair (ching-hsuan.wu@case.edu). Application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/137141. Review of applications begins January 22nd, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Instructor of Chinese (University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.)

Job type: Full time
Job requisition id: R0048959

The Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a non-tenure track Instructor of Chinese to start in August 2024 and with the possibility of annual renewal, subject to program needs, availability of funds, and satisfactory performance of duties. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment.

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas-the flagship of the University of Arkansas System-is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees to a student body of 32,140. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the U of A as a “Research 1” institution- Doctoral University: Very High Research Activity. The U of A is located in Fayetteville, a family-friendly scenic place that frequently receives accolades as one of America’s “best places” to live. Fayetteville is part of the growing Northwest Arkansas (NWA) area, which is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies and is gaining a national reputation for its overall quality of life.

We seek an exceptional instructor of Mandarin Chinese Language courses at all levels with a track record of employing innovative pedagogies and active engagement in research-informed teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience and interest in online language teaching.

Duties will include:

* Teach four classes per semester (Fall and Spring), including in-person and online courses.
* Teach language courses at any proficiency level per program needs, as well as introductory content courses for undergraduates about Chinese culture, linguistics, literature, or related fields, according to the candidate’s teaching interests.
* Plan and teach online Chinese courses, including language courses taught in Chinese and content courses taught in English.
* Plan and teach new undergraduate courses, including elective courses.
* Assist in developing an online Chinese minor program.
* Perform undergraduate student mentoring and advising, such as placement tests or credit transfer.
* Participate or co-organize Chinese program activities, such as co- or extra-curricular activities and cultural events.

Minimum Qualifications:

* MA in Chinese linguistics, applied linguistics, pedagogy, second language acquisition with a Chinese focus, education with an online focus, or closely related disciplines conferred by the start of employment
* Native or near-native fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English
* At least two years of Chinese language teaching experience at the college level in North America (including teaching as a graduate instructor of record)
* Evidence of ability to teach modern Chinese at all levels
* Significant Chinese language teaching experience in online formats
* Demonstrated teaching excellence in both face-to-face and online formats
* Familiarity with Pinyin and Simplified Chinese to meet instructional needs

Preferred Qualifications:

* Demonstrated familiarity with recent developments in language pedagogy and interest in applying these advances in teaching
* Demonstrated interest in and adaptability with instructional technologies
* Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with colleagues, e.g., parallel session instructors
* Demonstrated strong teamwork skills and flexibility in course offerings
* Demonstrated ability to use Chinese as the main instructional language even for beginning-level courses
* Demonstrated enthusiasm about contributing to growing a Chinese program both on campus and online

Required Documents to Apply:

1) A cover letter with web-accessible links to two teaching demo videos, one face-to-face and one online (via Zoom, etc), at least 50 minutes each
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Teaching statement
4) Teaching portfolio, including an actual syllabus of a course taught with the daily/weekly schedules, a sample syllabus for an online course (either synchronous, asynchronous, or mixed modes), a sample set of teaching materials, and a full report of student evaluations of a course
5) A list of three professional references (name, title, email address, and phone number). Additional materials may be requested from candidates selected for interviews.

Application instructions:
Completed applications received by January 31, 2024, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact Dr. Danjie Su, search committee chair, Chinese Program Director, at danjiesu@uark.edu.

Optional Documents:
A scholarly writing sample in English

Additional Information:
The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures promotes an international understanding and global academic exchange. Through the World Languages and Digital Humanities Studio, courses in 12 languages, and participation in many interdisciplinary programs across campus, faculty members empower students to become proficient communicators and acquire a working knowledge of cultures and literatures around the world.
https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/world-languages

Recruitment Contact Information:
Dr. Danjie Su, search committee chair, Chinese Program Director, at danjiesu@uark.edu.

To apply, please use this link: https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/details/Instructor-of-Chinese_R0048959-1?q=R0048959&locations=17a66cdad98201f7890cfb48ca00e249

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS
Please do not send to the listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture that embeds inclusion, opportunity, educational excellence and unparalleled access for all.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University’s Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

oklahoma

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Norman, Oklahoma)

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (MLLL) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) seeks a visiting assistant professor of Chinese.

The University of Oklahoma is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic, and healthcare needs of the state, region, and nation. OU enrolls more than 30,000 students and has more than 3000 full-time faculty members in 18 colleges. In Fall 2022, approximately 25% of OU’s freshmen were first-generation students, 39% belonged to a minority race/ethnicity, and over 8% were of Asian descent.

The University of Oklahoma is home to a 277-acre Research Campus in Norman that was named the top research campus in the nation by the Association of University Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant city located just outside Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Please visit the provost’s website for more information.

Job Description

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (MLLL) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) stands as one of the largest and most diverse units on campus, encompassing thirteen language and linguistics programs. We seek outstanding candidates specializing in Chinese cultural studies, preferably with an interdisciplinary approach. The candidate will teach language courses at all levels as needed, as well as content courses taught in English from our program course offerings in Chinese literature and cinema.
This is a full-time (9-month) position beginning August 16th, 2024. This position is a full-time, teaching-focused, benefit-eligible position that is renewable on a year-to-year basis contingent upon performance, departmental needs, and university funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidate must have a Ph.D. or ABD in a related field, have native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English and demonstrated success in teaching at the college level in the U.S. Evidence of a strong commitment to innovative teaching and professional development is preferred.

Application Instructions
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please send an application in a single email, using “Chinese visiting professor” in the subject line, to Dianna Taylor at modlang@ou.edu. Please include the following:
1. A cover letter detailing how the candidate meets the minimum requirements above;
2. Curriculum vitae;
3. Evidence of successful teaching experience, including complete sets of teaching evaluations.
In addition, please have two letters of recommendation sent separately to Dianna Taylor at modlang@ou.edu with “Chinese visiting professor recommendation” in the subject line.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Nian Liu, Chair of MLLL nian.liu@ou.edu.

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.

Faculty Open Rank- (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) Chinese Literature (New York City)

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Classical and Oriental Studies at Hunter College, City University of New York, is accepting applications for a tenure-track or tenured position in Chinese literature at open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor), to begin in fall 2024. We offer undergraduate majors in Chinese language and literature (both classical and modern) and in translation and interpreting, as well as an MA in the teaching of Chinese (Mandarin) at the secondary-school level, and we welcome applications from candidates who will be able to contribute to our curricula in Chinese literature and any of the aforementioned areas. Candidates must demonstrate excellence or strong promise of excellence in research and in teaching.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an excellent record of scholarship, research, and teaching, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service. The candidate will teach language courses at all levels as needed, and content courses taught in English from our program course offerings in modern and classical Chinese literature, Translation, and Chinese Culture. The teaching load is normally three courses per semester.

QUALIFICATIONS
For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:
All candidates must have a PhD degree in Chinese Literature, Culture, Chinese Cinema, or a related field; full professional fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English; teaching experience in related fields at the college/university level in North America; and commitment to teamwork and service. For appointment as assistant professor, applicants should have obtained the PhD before June 2024 and show evidence of excellence or strong promise of excellence in scholarship and teaching. For appointment as associate professor, a substantial publication record and extensive teaching experience are required. For appointment as full professor, applicants should have an outstanding publication record with demonstrated impact on the field and show evidence of sustained effectiveness and excellence in teaching. Desirable qualifications for appointment at all ranks include demonstrated interest in overseeing federally-funded Flagship projects.

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work. We seek applicants who have the ability to cooperate with faculty, students, and staff of all backgrounds for the good of the institution, and who are committed to encouraging and supporting our highly diverse student body.

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
Assistant Professor: $82,928 – $99,532
Associate Professor: $100,329 – $117,805
Full Professor: $119,995 – $141,858

HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website www.cuny.edu/employment. To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 27671
Click on the “APPLY NOW” button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.
Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please include:
• A letter of application describing teaching and research interests
• Writing sample (in pdf format)
• Graduate school transcripts
• Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
• Names and contact information of 3 references (note that we are not requesting letters of reference in the initial application)
Upload all documents as ONE single file– PDF format preferred.
CLOSING DATE
For full consideration, all materials should be received. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2023. First-round interviews will be conducted remotely over Zoom; finalists will visit the campus in person. The search will continue until the position is filled.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor, Chinese (Mandarin) (Flagstaff, AZ)

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor, Chinese (Mandarin)

Location: Modern Language

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job ID: 607587

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU aims to be the nation’s preeminent engine of opportunity, vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and beyond.

About NAU

Northern Arizona University serves almost 30,000 students. We are a vibrant community, with 21,000 students in Flagstaff—the home of our largest campus—and the remainder online or at our 20+ statewide locations. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.

Committed to an inclusive university environment, NAU has all the benefits of a large institution with a personal touch. We carefully balance teaching, scholarship, and service for faculty members. Supporting our core value of student-centrism, NAU’s faculty members promote learning and help students reach academic milestones.

Flagstaff is an outdoorsy mountain town with four seasons and a thriving cultural scene. Located at 7,000 feet, Flagstaff houses 70,000 people and sits at the base of the sacred San Francisco Peaks.

For more about inclusive excellence at NAU, visit the https://in.nau.edu/center-for-university-access-and-inclusion/.

About the Department/College

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures (GLC) seeks candidates who will contribute to departmental efforts to advance programs, teaching, and learning to serve our diverse student population. Northern Arizona University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, and GLC oversees the Modern Languages BA with emphases in French, German, Japanese and Spanish and the Interdisciplinary Global Program (dual majors with STEM and Business degrees), and minors in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish, with courses in Portuguese and Navajo, along with an MAT and BA in Spanish. Our graduates are critically informed citizens from diverse populations including first-generation students, Latine and Indigenous Americans, and veterans.

About the Position

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures (GLC) invites applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor appointment to teach Chinese (Mandarin) language and culture on the Northern Arizona University Flagstaff Mountain Campus beginning August 2024. This position is a full-time, teaching-focused, benefit-eligible position on the lecturer or professional career track that includes the possibility of promotion and is renewable on a year-to-year basis contingent upon performance, departmental needs, and university funding.

Successful candidates are expected to teach both lower and upper-division Chinese (Mandarin) courses. Along with the standard instruction-related expectations such as student assessment, mentoring, and course design and revision, the position also involves coordinating with colleagues on continuing curricular development and promoting student-focused initiatives. Robust participation in the academic and cultural activities of the department, college and university is also expected. Other duties may be assigned by the Chair, as necessary.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a solid pedagogical and theoretical foundation, and exemplary teaching record, a commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body, an aptitude for program growth, and a passion for student outreach. Successful candidates should be prepared to teach Chinese (Mandarin) language and culture at all levels of an undergraduate curriculum, be eager to use new teaching tools, and be able to potentially adjust pedagogical approaches to a remote setting. Successful candidates are expected to design, promote, and participate in the proposal and advancement of BA in Modern Languages with emphasis in Chinese (Mandarin).

Responsibilities Include:

• Teaching 12 credit hours of both lower- and upper-division Chinese (Mandarin) courses per semester
• Holding regular weekly office hours and being available for students’ appointments
• Designing and revising Chinese (Mandarin) course curriculum
• Mentoring students, especially students with a Chinese Minor and IGP student
• Supervising Chinese Teaching Assistants, when needed
• Coordinating with colleagues on continuing curricular development and promoting student-focused initiatives
• Conducting Chinese Placement Interview and Proctoring Chinese Challenge Exams
• Advising and collaborating with CIE and IGP on students’ study abroad
• Organizing and participating in student-learning promotion activities
• Serving as student club(s) faculty advisor on campus
• Serving on professional, academic, and administrative committee(s), if assigned by the Chair
• Participating in the academic and cultural activities of the department, college, and university

This position is an on-site position which requires the incumbent to complete their work primarily at an NAU site, campus, or facility with or without accommodation. Opportunities for remote work are rare.

This is a fulltime, 9 month (academic year), non-tenure eligible position.

Minimum Qualifications

Lecturer Minimum Qualifications

• M.A. in Chinese Linguistics, Pedagogy, Literature, or related field conferred by August 2024.
• Two years’ experience teaching Chinese (Mandarin) language at the post-secondary level in the United States, or in Canada, or another Anglophone nation (can be obtained during degree program). This experience must include teaching at the beginner and intermediate/advanced levels.

Assistant Teaching Professor Minimum Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Chinese Linguistics, Pedagogy, Literature, or related field conferred by August 2024.
• Two years’ experience teaching Chinese (Mandarin) language at the post-secondary level in the United States, or in Canada, or another Anglophone nation (can be obtained during degree program). This experience must include teaching at the beginner and intermediate/advanced levels.

Preferred Qualifications

• Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese (Mandarin) and English (written and spoken).
• A record of excellence in teaching in-person both lower- and upper-division university-level Chinese (Mandarin) courses to English-speaking students.
• Demonstrated knowledge and use of contemporary second-language teaching theories, methods, and strategies in designing courses and lessons that foster student engagement along with oral and written proficiency.
• Excellent record in curriculum design & development, and in teaching preparation and delivery.
• Experience in and commitment to student outreach and program design that fosters enrollment growth, including interdisciplinary programs.
• Demonstrated commitment to supporting student success and creating a learning environment that welcomes a diverse student body, and a proven record of managing a classroom with students of different backgrounds and proficiency levels.
• Experience working collaboratively with faculty, staff, and the university community.

Compensation & Benefits

Commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and related experience.

This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU https://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Benefits/. Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the http://nau.edu/Provost/Resources-Policies/. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU’s BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment. If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of the pay period following election. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following election. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU https://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Benefits/.

Pre-Employment Check

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees’ right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/ is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.

Submit Your Application

Vacancy will remain open until filled. Applications received before December 11, 2023 will receive full consideration.

To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button at the end of the job description (if viewing this position through the NAU HR website). Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to http://nau.jobs, follow the ‘Current Openings’ link, locate vacancy 607587, and then “Apply” at the bottom of the page.

Application must include (saved as PDF and/or Word documents):

• a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position and addressing how you meet each of the preferred qualifications;
• a resume/curriculum vitae; and
• names and contact information for three professional references.
Please do not include any other documents. Additional materials such as syllabi, teaching evaluations, teaching video(s), letters of recommendation may be requested later.

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/employment-application-instructions/ or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus – on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please contact the Disability Resources Office at 928-523-8773, http://DR@nau.edu, or PO Box 5633, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

https://in.nau.edu/Human-Resources/Posters-Required-by-Law/

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4794692

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor (United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland)

LOCATION:
United States Naval Academy, Languages and Cultures Department

APPLICATION TIMELINE:
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled.

ABOUT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY:
The United States Naval Academy is a unique institution of higher learning located in Annapolis, Maryland. As a service academy and premier undergraduate college, the United States Naval Academy has its own distinctive niche amongst American higher education institutions. Our talented faculty and staff are united by a common purpose–to develop the next generation of officers to be exceptional leaders in our naval service.
In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards.

The United States Naval Academy is committed to building a diverse workforce who collaborate to provide a multidisciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and leadership development. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration.

Every year more than one million people tour “the Yard” to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Employees will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Languages and Cultures Department invites applications for TWO tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in any of the following languages: Chinese, French, Japanese, or Spanish, beginning as early as the Fall semester of 2024. USNA is a service academy and top-tier liberal arts college with demonstrated undergraduate teaching and producing quality peer-reviewed research. The research specialization is open. Responsibilities include teaching language across all proficiency levels and upper-level courses related to specialization. The successful candidate will teach 9 hours/semester, maintain an active program of scholarly research, and contribute appropriate service to support the departmental and institutional educational mission.

The Naval Academy Languages and Cultures Department is a mix of civilian faculty and military officers. The Department offers majors in Arabic, Chinese, and Foreign Area Studies, and minors in seven languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish).

This is an onsite, 10-month compensation, excepted service federal faculty position with a 3-year renewable appointment, a highly competitive salary, and full federal benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Summer research support may be available for the first three years of new appointments; after that, civilians may receive partial research support by competing for internal research grants. Additionally, travel funds may be available.

MINIMUM AND OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines: Chinese, French, Japanese, OR Spanish (anticipated completion of Ph.D. no later than June 2024 is acceptable)
Native or near-native proficiency in at least one of the following languages: Chinese, French, Japanese, OR Spanish
Native or near-native English proficiency

Other Desirable Qualifications:
Experience in college-level language instruction
Commitment to inclusive pedagogy and working with a diverse student body and faculty
Research expertise in any of the following, but not limited to: Literature, Linguistics, French Literature 20th and 21st Century, Francophone Studies, Latin American 20th and 21st Century, Cultural Studies, Media and Film Studies, Foreign Area Studies, Gender Studies, or Transnational Studies

If applying for a position in French or Spanish, the ability to teach both French and Spanish is ideal
For the Japanese or Chinese applicants, they should demonstrate a clear understanding of the linguistic properties of Japanese/Chinese; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language, and technology-related pedagogy

HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION:

1. Applicants should send a cover letter (including an affirmation of US citizenship), curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (no longer than two pages), research statement, latest peer-reviewed research sample article, student evaluations (last two semesters), and a link to a recent 15-minutelanguage teaching video demo to CDR Benjamin Martin, Chair of the Languages and Cultures Department, at
LCDFacultySearch2023-group@usna.edu

2. Applicants should also arrange to have three reference letters addressing qualifications sent to the same email address.

Please note:
Applications will be reviewed beginning
November 15, 2023
but the positions will remain open until filled.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
U.S. Citizenship is required.
All Civilian Excepted Service/Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation. The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation leading to successful completion of a background investigation with a favorable adjudication. The selectee’s failure to meet this requirement will be grounds for termination. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here
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Assistant Professor of Chinese (Amherst, MA)

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Description

The Program of Chinese Literature and Culture in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese, starting in Fall 2024. We seek outstanding candidates specializing in premodern Chinese literature and culture prior to 1200, preferably with an interdisciplinary approach. This position is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, a large survey course on Chinese culture as well as classical Chinese. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Chinese literature, philosophy, and/or material culture.

This is a full-time (9-month) tenure-track position beginning September 1, 2024. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Requirements

Candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand (or expected by July 1, 2024), have native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English, and demonstrated success in teaching at the college level in the U.S. Evidence of an active research agenda and a strong commitment to innovative teaching and professional development is preferred.

Application Instructions

For full consideration, candidates should submit a complete application packet on line at:
https://careers.umass.edu/en-us/job/521123/assistant-professor-of-chinese

For full consideration, candidates should submit a complete application packet:

A complete application will consist of 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching; 4) a statement of contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, identifying past experiences and future goals. These contributions may result from lived experiences, scholarships, and/or mentoring, teaching and outreach activities; 5) a writing sample (e.g. dissertation chapter); 6) a sample syllabus; and 7) contact information including email addresses for three individuals whom we can solicit for confidential recommendation letters on your behalf.

Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Professor Enhua Zhang (ezhang@umass.edu), Chair of the Search Committee.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, historically marginalized and underrepresented demographic groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

Assistant Professor of Chinese Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy (Salt Lake City, UT)

The Department of World Languages & Cultures at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese applied linguistics, pedagogy, and/or second language acquisition at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2024 (contract begins July 1).

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chinese linguistics, applied linguistics, second language acquisition with a Chinese focus, or a related field such as education or Chinese pedagogy in hand by August 15, 2024. Clear evidence of research potential and a track record of teaching excellence is required. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to all areas of undergraduate and graduate programs, including curricular development. The teaching load is two courses per semester (2-2), encompassing courses in Chinese Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy / Second Language Acquisition as well as Chinese language teaching at all levels, depending on program needs. Service commensurate with the rank of assistant professor is expected. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English is a prerequisite.

Additional requirements: experience in teaching Chinese at the college / university level in North America and demonstrated interest in promoting effective language teaching. Adaptability with instructional technologies, experience practicing modern foreign language teaching methodologies, and demonstration of active participation in the professional field are highly desirable.

Complete applications will include a letter of application, a CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. Questions may be addressed to Prof. Margaret Wan, chair of the search committee (margaret.wan@utah.edu). Application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2023.

A diverse scholarly community stimulates innovation and educational excellence. The College of Humanities and the Department of World Languages & Cultures work to maintain a respectful, inclusive, and supportive environment where everyone can flourish. We are actively working to increase our diversity and to promote belonging and community for all. We value constructive input and welcome feedback from our community.

Located in metropolitan Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the state’s flagship R1 research institution and a member of the Association of American Universities. The university emphasizes exceptional scholarship, quality teaching, and professional service. It serves over 34,000 students from across the U.S. and the world, with over 72 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, such as law and medicine. The university’s language programs benefit from and serve the state’s extensive K–12 Dual Language Immersion program, which includes Chinese.

Known for its proximity to seven world-class ski resorts within 40 minutes of campus, the University of Utah encourages an active, holistic lifestyle, innovation, and collaborative thinking to engage students, faculty, and business leaders. Salt Lake City is a vibrant, major metropolitan area with a diverse, multicultural population and numerous cultural and outdoor activities.

Tenure Track/Tenured Professor of Chinese Language Studies (Bloomington, IN)

Indiana University Bloomington’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in Chinese language and linguistics, broadly defined, to begin August 1, 2024. The position is 100% in HLS’s renowned multidisciplinary Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC). Duties will include coordination of all aspects of the Chinese language program and directing graduate students in the Chinese language pedagogy program. The fields of possible specialization include, but are not limited to, language pedagogy, second language studies, and linguistics, including all subfields.

We are particularly interested in candidates with a doctorate in language-related disciplines and broad experience in language teaching. The selected candidate will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, depending on qualifications. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester.he selected candidate must be qualified to teach Chinese language at all levels and graduate courses in language pedagogy. Additional qualifications include at least two years of experience and demonstrated success in teaching Chinese, native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, and the ability to oversee the department’s Chinese language program and represent its interests within and beyond the institution. Qualified candidates must have an active research record with clear potential for or established record of scholarly excellence (depending on rank), as well as a strong commitment to language teaching.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree or clear indication that the degree will be in hand by July 31, 2024.

Department Contact for Questions
Inquiries and questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Charles Lin at chiclin@indiana.edu.
Interested candidates may submit their portfolio of materials at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/20460
Candidates familiar with language assessment and ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines are preferred.Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. All applications received by November 1, 2023 will be guaranteed full consideration.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit the following documentation within their portfolio of materials: a letter of application describing research and teaching interests, a C.V., contact information for references who will be asked to provide letters of recommendation, up to three writing samples, and a teaching portfolio (e.g., course descriptions, syllabi, teaching evaluations, sample lesson plans, teaching material, assessments such as tests, and, if available, a video clip of classroom teaching).

Leave Replacement Position in Chinese Language (Williamstown, MA)

WILLIAMS COLLEGE, Williamstown MA 01267. Applications are invited for a leave replacement position in Chinese language for the 2024-25 academic year, with teaching to begin in September 2024. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications, the appointment will be made at the level of either visiting lecturer or visiting assistant professor. The teaching load will consist of four courses during the academic year (typically two in the fall semester and two in the spring semester). Depending on staffing, one of those four courses might include a disciplinary course in the visitor’s area of specialization. This is a full-time position. Compensation includes salary and insurance benefits.
The successful candidate will join colleagues in a vibrant Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures that offers three major tracks: Chinese, Japanese, and East Asian Languages and Cultures. The Chinese major requires four years of language study and the East Asian Languages and Cultures major requires three years of language study. The department also offers a dual language option under the East Asian Languages and Cultures major track. More information about the department can be found at https://www.williams.edu/dallc/. The department and the college offer mentoring and professional development opportunities, including participation in the college’s professional development program First3, access to a number of online NCFDD resources, and support through the newly established Rice Center for Teaching.

Review of applications will begin January 2, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check. Further information is available here: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements include M.A. in Chinese language pedagogy, linguistics, literature or a related field (Ph.D. or ABD preferable). Candidates should have native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin, strong teaching experience at the college level, ability to teach all levels of language courses either independently or collaboratively, and ability to work with a broadly diverse student body and to engage students with a range of learning styles and preparations. Experience in team-teaching and teacher training preferred.

Application Instructions

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. Applications should include cover letter (please include a statement on how your teaching will serve a diverse student population), CV, names and contact information of three references, two lesson plans (one at the first- or second-year level, and the other at the third- or fourth-year level), a four-minute audio recording of your teaching philosophy (two minutes in Chinese and two minutes in English) and if available, a 15-minute unedited, high-resolution video recording of the applicant teaching an actual language class, accompanied by a detailed lesson plan. Please indicate the links to the audio and video recordings in a word document and upload all application materials to Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/131288). Questions about this position can be addressed to Professor Li Yu, Chair of the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Li.Yu@williams.edu).

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures (New London, Connecticut)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Connecticut College invites
applications for a three year 0.8 FTE Visiting Assistant Professor in transnational and transcultural East Asian studies, who can teach the Chinese language beginning July 1, 2024.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or an advanced ABD in East Asian Studies, Linguistics, or a related field at the time of application. Areas of specialization are negotiable, although we are particularly interested in hiring someone who can bring innovative and cutting-edge pedagogy to the wide spectrum of our upper-level Chinese courses. Preferences will be given to outstanding, highly engaging teacher-scholars showing native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English, and those who are flexible and accommodating in their course offerings.

Teaching load is four courses per year, including at least two Chinese language courses, other required courses for our majors and minors, and/or electives to be determined by the new hire in consultation with the department. The new member is expected to be an enthusiastic and creative collaborator with colleagues within and beyond the department.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. We recognize that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. AA/EOE

Effective June 8, 2023 Connecticut College no longer mandates the COVID-19 vaccine or
boosters. The College strongly recommends that all students and employees be vaccinated
and remain updated with their COVID-19 boosters.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest; an updated curriculum vitae; sample publication or
thesis chapter; two sample syllabi, including a course for EAS majors; student evaluations; if possible, demo video teaching Chinese; and names and contact information for three references to Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/133142. Review of applications begins January 22, 2024.

Currently, the College is not sponsoring visas for Visiting positions.

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 (http://apply.interfolio.com/132670):

• 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 kafalasp@georgetown.edu.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.

Chinese Language Lecturer (Princeton, NJ)

The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for one or more Chinese language lecturer position(s) expected to begin September 1, 2024 for a one-year contract. While duty time will be based on student enrollments, we expect to fill at least one full-time position.

Experience teaching advanced-level Chinese is preferred. We seek candidates with a minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in disciplines such as Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese history, Chinese literature, or related fields, Ph.D. is preferred.

Applications must must be submitted online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/32068 and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest, contact information for at least three references, and candidates must provide a web link to a 30-50 minute video of the candidate’s Chinese language teaching. Submission of a writing sample is optional (e.g., publications in Chinese or English, a dissertation chapter).

Reference letters will be requested after a Zoom interview. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be conducted until any available position is filled.

These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Chinese (2023) (Lexington, Virginia 24450)

Position Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese, beginning July 1, 2024. We seek outstanding candidates who can contribute to our undergraduate curriculum through teaching a broad range of Chinese language courses and content courses on pre-modern China and whose areas of expertise will complement existing departmental and university-wide strengths in Chinese studies. While we are particularly interested in candidates who specialize in pre-modern Chinese literature and culture, we welcome applications from candidates of all disciplines whose research interests are in pre-modern Chinese studies. Since effective language teaching is crucial to the department, candidates who specialize in Chinese linguistics, second-language acquisition with a Chinese focus, or Chinese language pedagogy are also welcome to apply.
Founded in 1749 and located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Washington and Lee University offers a unique academic setting of arts and sciences, commerce and law, and is consistently ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges.

W&L promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in teaching and for vigorous scholarship. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand (or expected by July 1, 2024), native or near-native fluency in both standard Mandarin and English, ability to teach Chinese language courses at all levels as well as content courses in English on pre-modern Chinese literature, culture or other related fields, and demonstrated success in teaching at the college level in the U.S. Evidence of an active research agenda and a strong commitment to innovative teaching and professional development is preferred.

Application Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter (with a web-accessible link to a 20-minute video of Chinese language teaching demo), a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and professional goals, two sample syllabi (one for a content course and one for a Chinese language course), and three confidential letters of recommendation.

Please submit your application at: http://apply.interfolio.com/131957.

Review of applications will begin on Friday, November 10, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. For any questions regarding the search, please contact Dr. Yanhong Zhu at zhuy@wlu.edu.

Chinese Teacher Position (Washington DC)

Who We Are

District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public charter school serving over 1600 racially and economically diverse students in grades 6-12 from across the District of Columbia. We aim to provide our students with a world-class education that empowers them to follow their passions and change the world. DCI’s education centers on an International Baccalaureate curriculum, advanced language learning in Chinese, Spanish, and French, and a culture focused on student agency supported by 1:1 technology.

DCI is hiring a full-time Chinese Language Arts Teacher. To apply, complete the application and be prepared to upload a copy of your resume and cover letter. You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls, please.

Position Overview: This teaching position entails instructional and planning responsibilities for providing IB Chinese education to students at DCI during the school year. This content will be taught in Chinese.

Salary Range: $56,500 – $101,000 (Starting salary is determined by education and years of relevant experience)

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in secondary education or this content area is preferred (Bachelor’s Degree is required). Able to meet HQT requirements under NCLB. Previous experience teaching in this content area is strongly preferred. Experience with 1:1 technology a plus.

Essential Attributes:

Bilingual and biliterate in Chinese.
Past experience teaching MYP/DP Chinese (Language A or B), IB Language and Literature, and similar AP and Honors courses.
Deliver exceptional Chinese instruction, through immersion methods, to diverse learners.
Plan curriculum using a deep understanding of, and integration with, the IB Language curriculum framework.
Advise students, including teach an advisory class using our advisory curriculum, and support other aspects of the school’s instructional program.
Ability to handle the intensity required to work in a high-performing charter school, and remain organized, responsible, and accountable.
Ability to proactively manage the classroom learning environment in accordance with the school’s discipline approach to maximize student engagement and learning.
Ability to accept and implement feedback received for real-time improvement.
Interest and desire to engage in the IB MYP/DP and language immersion.
Ability to do the professional development work needed to deliver instruction at a high level.
Collaborate with general and special educators, coordinators, and leadership.
High degree of communication through a variety of mediums with parents and students.
Embrace French, Spanish, and Chinese cultures by leading and participating in cultural activities for faculty and students.
Ensure that our 1:1 Chromebooks program is implemented effectively for students by infusing technology into instruction.
Other duties as assigned.

Faculty and Staff Development/Benefits: DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family.

We have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave.
We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes.
Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.
DC International School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural and multilingual environment. $2000 relocation Reimbursement.

Teaching Professor (Assistant, Associate or Full Lecturer), Mandarin Chinese (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

See https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A110251772/ for full position description, and online application instructions.

The Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Alberta is seeking to hire a full-time Teaching Professor at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Lecturer, to teach all levels of Mandarin Chinese. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2024.

Responsibilities

1. Teach seven class sections of Chinese language per academic year, in person on our Edmonton campus. Normally, this will be taught as three sections each in Fall and Winter semesters, with one class section in our condensed Spring semester.
2. Manage all aspects of our summer study-abroad program in Mandarin, currently taught in Taipei. The successful candidate will not need to teach the summer program, but they will need to budget, make funding applications, recruit students, perform risk mitigation, and accompany students to Taipei during July and August.
3. Take primary responsibility for language screening and placement for new students entering the Chinese language program.
4. Coordinate with and take direction from the Director of the Chinese language program
5. Encourage and support all students, from a diverse array of backgrounds and identities

Required Qualifications

1. Native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English
2. A Master’s or Doctorate degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, or some other field related to the study of the Chinese language, or to Chinese-language pedagogy.
3. Minimum of three years’ experience teaching Mandarin at the post-secondary level in Canada, or in the United States or another Anglophone nation. This experience must include teaching at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
4. Minimum of one year experience managing a study-abroad program, or equivalent project-based management experience including delivery of all aspects of budgeting, fund raising, policy and legal compliance, and risk management.
5. A citizenship status that permits travel to both mainland China and Taiwan. It is not required to have work eligibility in mainland China or Taiwan.

In addition to the above requirements, the below are qualifications that will be considered an asset

1. Strong teamwork within a cohort of language instructors
2. Excellence in design and development of instructional materials
3. Record of welcoming a diverse student body into the Chinese language classroom, and of managing a classroom with students of different backgrounds and proficiency levels
4. Pedagogical innovation such as task-based learning, etc.
Experience with educational technology, especially course design within Learning Management Systems such as Canvas, Blackboard, or Moodle.
5. Familiarity with recent developments in the field of language pedagogy and a record of applying these advances
6. Experience in using standard language proficiency frameworks (ACTFL and/or CEFR) in performing language assessment and placement

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2023. Please see https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A110251772/ for a list of required documents and application instructions.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply. While this position welcomes applications from individuals external to the University, current Academic Teaching Staff will receive first consideration in accordance with Article D1.06.2 of the Academic Collective Agreement prior to considering external candidates. Please indicate your internal status using the “Advertisement” drop down menu when applying.