Visiting Assistant Professor Chinese Language (Lewisburg, PA)

Visiting Assistant Professor Chinese Language

Job No: 496950

Position Type: full-time

Location: Lewisburg, PA

Categories: East Asian Studies

The Bucknell University Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for a one-year, entry-level replacement position as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese language for the 2022-23 academic year. Teaching responsibilities will be six courses (three each term) for the academic year. At least four will be language (from beginning to advanced), and the remaining two will be either language or culture depending upon departmental needs.

At least a MA in relevant field required. Candidates must be able to speak English effectively and have native or near-native command of Chinese, with standard pronunciation. To apply, please submit cover letter; C.V.; three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must speak specifically about language teaching; and teaching evaluations (if available) to https://jobs.bucknell.edu. E-mail submissions will not be considered; however, specific questions about the search may be directed to Erik R. Lofgren, Chair, East Asian Studies Department at mailto:. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2022 and continue until the position has been filled.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2827689

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Lecturer in Mandarin Chinese Language at University of California San Diego (San Diego, California)

Lecturer in Mandarin Chinese Language at University of California San Diego
Job posting: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03073

APPLICATION WINDOW
Open date: December 20th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Feb 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Chinese Studies Program (http://chinesestudies.ucsd.edu/) within the Institute of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, student body. Applications are being accepted for lecturer positions in Mandarin Chinese language. The full list of courses offered by the program can be found in the online course catalogue: https://catalog.ucsd.edu/courses/CHIN.html.

Teaching will begin in Fall 2022. Appointment(s) are likely to be full-time (but may be part-time, quarterly, annual, or biennial) with the possibility of renewal based on performance and funding availability.

Salary is commensurate with teaching experience and is based on University of California salary scales.

QUALIFICATIONS
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
• Fluent proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English with strong oral and written communication skills in both languages including writing in Traditional and Simplified characters.
• M.A. or higher degree in linguistics, Chinese language, foreign language pedagogy, and/or other language education-related fields.
• Three years of experience teaching Mandarin language courses at the college level as a lead instructor.

Preferred qualifications
• Experience teaching students with different language backgrounds (non-heritage speakers and heritage speakers of Mandarin or other Chinese dialects).
• Knowledge of and experience in current trends in curriculum design, second/foreign language teaching methodologies and assessment.
• Familiarity with effective use of technologies in language instruction.
• Commitment to student-centered and multicultural education.
• Knowledge of effective techniques for classroom management.
• Experience training and supervising graduate students as teaching assistants in a Chinese language learning environment.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter – Please discuss your preference and availability for full-time or part-time appointments.

Statement of Teaching – A statement of teaching that includes teaching strategies you use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience

Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

Syllabus – One sample syllabus for a college-level course

Lesson Plans (2) – One lesson plan each from two different college-level courses (total of two lesson plans provided)

Student Evaluations (2) – Student evaluations of the course and/or your teaching for two different courses

Teaching Video – One unedited recent video that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to implement a lesson plan in an actual teaching situation. Please provide the video as a link.

Reference requirements
2 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03073
Help contact: sklevy@ucsd.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION
The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University controlled properties.

The UC San Diego Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available online at: https://www.police.ucsd.edu/docs/annualclery.pdf. This report provides crime and fire statistics, as well as institutional policy statement & procedures. Contact the UC San Diego Police Department at (858) 534-4361 if you want to obtain paper copies of this report.

Chinese Language Fellow (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Vassar College: Chinese Language Fellow
Department: Chinese & Japanese Department
Duration of Position: Other
Employee Type: Administrator
Posting Date: 01/25/2022
Union Representation: Not Applicable
Posting Number: AS184P

About Vassar College

Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, and applications from women, individuals with disabilities and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.  Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus. Note: Vassar College has a universal vaccination policy requiring a COVID-19 vaccination for all employees except for those exempt for medical or religious reasons.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Vassar College invites applications for Chinese Language Fellow (Intern) for the 2022-23 academic year (late August, 2022 through May, 2023). Vassar College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. The Language Fellow, who must be a native level speaker of Chinese, assists the Chinese faculty members in preparing teaching materials and conducting drill sessions for 15 hours a week. Language Fellows receive free room and board on Vassar’s campus in student housing for the academic year, a monthly stipend of $650 for 10 months, and health insurance coverage. They may also take up to two courses per semester free at Vassar.

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.  Please send applications to Haoming Liu, 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/2809509.

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Lecturer in Chinese Language (University of British Columbia) (Vancouver, BC, Canada)

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus, invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Chinese Language, for three years with a possible renewal/extension, commencing Sept 1, 2022. In accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association, lecturer positions at UBC are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service. This position will entail a probationary first year. We seek an exceptional teacher of Mandarin Chinese Language courses at all levels with a track record of employing innovative pedagogies and active engagement in scholarly teaching. The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service. The full-time teaching load for a Lecturer is 24 credits (eight 3-credit equivalent courses) per year. Courses will range from first-to fourth-year undergraduate courses in non-heritage and heritage Mandarin language courses.

A master’s degree or higher degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language, or a closely related field is required. Other requirements include: native or near-native fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English; a evidence of excellent and extensive teaching experience in all levels of Chinese courses in both heritage and non-heritage streams at the post-secondary level in North America; evidence of teaching excellence in delivering courses of different formats and accommodating students of different proficiency levels; demonstrated excellence in course materials design and curriculum development, both individually and in a team environment; experience with teaching parallel sessions of the same course and coordinating parallel sessions; experience with mentoring and training of TAs ; experience with initiating and organizing co- and extra-curricular activities; experience with student placement; evidence of training and strong background in standard language proficiency frameworks, e.g. ACTFL/CEFR and language assessment theory and practice; evidence of pedagogical innovation, such as community-based learning and/or implementation of a variety of teaching technologies; a strong track record of full participation and valuable contribution in team work and program affairs; and evidence of keeping abreast with recent developments in the field and applying language pedagogy theories in practice.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as participate fully in program affairs and service. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different levels, (for example, one in beginner level and one in an intermediate or advanced level, and preferably in two different streams, i.e. heritage and non-heritage streams), lesson plans for each of the lessons shown in the sample teaching videos, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. It should include a statement about the applicant’s experience working with a diverse student body and contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation on the application portal. At the same time, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly to asia.jobsearch@ubc.ca by Feb 20, 2022. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to YouTube as unlisted public videos and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careers. The deadline for receipt of application materials is Feb 20, 2022.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Given the uncertainty caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, applicants must be prepared to conduct interviews remotely if circumstances require. A successful applicant may be asked to consider an offer containing a deadline without having been able to make an in-person visit to campus if travel and other restrictions are still in place.

Instructor of Chinese (Oxford, Mississippi)

Location: University, MS, US, 38677
Department: Modern Languages (10000883)
Employee Designation: Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi seeks a full-time Instructor for its intensive Chinese Language Flagship Program, a federally-funded program, to begin in August, 2022. The instructor will teach all levels of Chinese language and culture following the program’s curriculum and guidelines. The successful candidate must demonstrate substantial training and experience in teaching Chinese to American university students, as well as work in second language acquisition. M.A. degree or equivalent in Chinese, second language acquisition or linguistics and native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese are required.

This 9-month position is renewable annually subject to on-going funding and pending positive evaluations. Visit [https://careers.olemiss.edu/] to complete an application and upload your resume, names and contact information for three references, and a letter of application. For fullest consideration, candidates are strongly encouraged to upload additional documents if available to demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching: 1) sample student teaching evaluations including written comments; 2) a link to an unedited video demonstrating their classroom teaching with description. (Any candidates that may need an accommodation for the requested video presentation due to a disability or medical condition should notify the search committee of this request as soon as possible. The search committee will work with the Office of Equal Opportunity and Regulatory Compliance in evaluating whether a requested accommodation is warranted.)

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled or an adequate applicant pool is established.

About the University of MS & Oxford, MS
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi’s flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state’s largest university and is ranked among the nation’s fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.

Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.

Background Check Statement
The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi

Instructor – Chinese Isolated Immersion (Bemidji, MN)

Concordia Language Villages Language Training Center is seeking Instructors of Chinese language and culture to join a teaching team that will deliver a series of isolated immersion programs in February and May of 2022 at a training site near Bemidji, MN.

Concordia Language Villages is a program of Concordia College that offers intensive residential language and cultural immersion experiences in 15 languages for learners of all ages and backgrounds. Established in 1961, Concordia Language Villages is internationally recognized for its unique approach to immersion in a setting that accelerates language learning in a highly supportive and motivating environment. More information is available on the website of the Concordia Language Training Center at www.concordialanguagevillages.org/adult-programs/government-training/language-training-center

For more information, including a link to all scheduled programs, and to complete the online application, please visit the job posting at: https://hr.cord.edu/postings/7764 . You will be prompted to upload a CV or resume and a cover letter that details your experience teaching adult students at the intermediate-high to advanced levels, as well as the email addresses of at least two people able to speak to your ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Recommenders will be automatically contacted by email and asked to upload a letter upon your submission of the application.

Compensation is commensurate with experience, starting at $1,200/week for instructors and $2,000/week for the Lead Instructor, plus room and board as well as airline travel or reimbursement of mileage expenses to and from the training site in Bemidji, Minnesota.

Concordia College (including Concordia Language Villages) is an equal opportunity employer, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or status with regard to public assistance. Further inquiries may be addressed to Sara Nimis, Associate Director for Program, at snimis@cord.edu.

Chinese Language Instructors (Arlington, VA)

Diplomatic Language Services (DLS) began providing foreign language training to Foreign Service Officers and other USG personnel in 1986, and we have continuously expanded our offerings since. Based in Rosslyn/Arlington, DLS is a growing and dynamic organization offering exceptional career potential.

Currently, we are accepting resumes of Foreign Language Instructors for CHINESE MANDARIN & CANTONESE for opportunities at our schools in Arlington, Herndon (VA), and Elkridge (MD), as well as for online and hybrid instruction opportunities.

Please note that, for some of these specific opportunities, US citizenship is a requirement. Please specify your status when applying. For all other contract opportunities, a valid work permit for US employment is required.

Qualifications for instructors:
-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred;
-Equivalent to an ILR level 3-3+/4 proficiency in target foreign language, and equivalent to an ILR level 2+/3 proficiency in English speaking skills;
-Experience is client-dependent: for some, a minimum of 1,000 hours or 6 months full-time classroom experience teaching adults; for others, a minimum of 2 years of full-time classroom experience teaching adults
-Full knowledge of the culture and current usage of the foreign language.

Instructors may expect the following Duties and Responsibilities:
-Follow prescribed guidelines for Foreign Language Instruction while integrating expertise of industry-standards;
-Utilize communicative and task-based methodologies for beginner, intermediate, and advanced adult learners;

Classes are part-time and full-time (2-6 hours per day) weekly, 1-3+ months long in duration; schedules vary.

Please submit your updated resume here (https://dlsdc.com/careers/), along with schedule availability and preferred location(s). No phone calls, please.

DLS IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND CONFORMS TO ALL THE LAWS, STATUTES, AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE WOMEN, MINORITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS TO APPLY TO ALL OF OUR JOB OPENINGS. ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENETIC INFORMATION & TESTING, FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE, MARITAL STATUS, MILITARY STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY LAW. WE PROHIBIT RETALIATION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WHO BRING FORTH ANY COMPLAINT TO THE EMPLOYER OR THE GOVERNMENT. DLS IS A MEMBER OF DHS E-VERIFY PROGRAM.

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Interim Associate Director (Remote)

Princeton in Beijing, the country’s premier Chinese-language summer program, seeks applications for the position of Interim Associate Director for the summer 2022 session, which will be held online. The Interim Associate Director will assist the Faculty Director with the core program functions. Duties will be limited to part-time in the spring, and will move to full-time at a point to be determined in consultation with the successful candidate. Any candidate will need to be available full-time from June through August. Reporting to the Faculty Director, the responsibilities of this position will include:

• Assisting the Faculty director in the recruitment, training and supervision of teachers
• Coordinating curricular and co-curricular events for the duration of the program
• Providing student support and managing day-to-day student concerns
• Teaching responsibilities
• Assisting the Program Manager with marketing and outreach
• Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications:
• Ability to work remotely for the entirety of the program (approximately 10 weeks summer 2022, June through August)
• Native or near-native fluency in modern standard Chinese, both written and spoken
• Native or near-native fluency in spoken and written English
• Advanced degree (Ph. D required) in a field relevant to teaching Chinese as a second language
• A record of demonstrated excellence in all levels of Chinese language teaching experience
• Experience training or supervising other language instructors
• Sensitivity to the needs of a cohort with diverse identities, backgrounds, and life experiences

Preferred qualifications:
• Previous teaching experience in the Princeton in Beijing Program
• Experience teaching in or running an intensive immersive study abroad program
• Knowledge of best practices in student support, or willingness to learn

Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit the following documents by January 28:
1. Letter of application
2. Curriculum vitae that includes education, a list of Chinese courses taught at the University level, and any relevant administrative or supervisory experience
3. Teaching statement
4. Representative syllabi of courses taught
5. Names and email contacts of three references. The references will be contacted only if a candidate reaches the final phase of the selection process.

Application deadline: For best consideration please submit an application by January 28, 2022 at the following website: https://bit.ly/PIB-Application.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Pedagogical Assistant Professor of Chinese (Location: Bowling Green, KY) (Bowling Green, KY)

The Department of Modern Languages at Western Kentucky University seeks applicants for a tenure-track eligible pedagogical Assistant Professor for the Chinese Program to begin on August 15th, 2022. This position will be located on WKU’s main campus in Bowling Green, KY. The position is a full-time assistant professor, teaching up to 12 hours per semester of Chinese courses, including services related to instruction and program-building. In addition, this individual will assist in the enhancement of the Chinese Flagship Program, Chinese Major and Minor Program and Chinese Certificate.

Please submit an application at: http://wku.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=140610. Review of complete applications will begin on February 1st, 2022.

Requirements:
– Doctorate or ABD in Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education, Chinese culture or related field required
– Evidence of excellent teaching ability for both regular and intensive Chinese programs
– Experience with proficiency-oriented instruction aligned with ACTFL standards
– Experience developing Chinese content courses and materials
– Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
– Native or near native abilities in Mandarin Chinese and English
– Experience with serving a diverse student population
– Effective use of technology in instruction

Assistant Professor in Theoretical Linguistics (Ref. 21121014) (Hong Kong)

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.6 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

Assistant Professor in Theoretical Linguistics (Ref. 21121014)
[Appointment period: thirty-six months initially, with possibility of further appointment]

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (CBS) is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. One of the core missions of CBS is to promote and develop studies of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese contexts. With over 40 full-time academic and teaching staff members, CBS is a vibrant center for research in the areas of Chinese linguistics, corpus linguistics, language and communication disorders, cognitive neuroscience, bilingual communication, Chinese language education, Chinese language testing, language technology, and translation and interpreting. The Department now seeks to extend its strength in areas like Language Data Analytics and Computational Linguistics. The Department is also devoted to offering high-quality education programmes at different levels (bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral) in Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Speech Therapy, Translating & Interpreting, Bilingual Corporate Communication, as well as Korean/Japanese language and culture courses at bachelor’s level. Within the Department, there is a PolyU-PekingU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, a Speech Therapy Unit, a Research Centre for Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, and a Centre for Translation Studies. More information about the CBS Department may be found at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/.

The appointee will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic research in his/her area of expertise, including but not limited to making applications for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management; (e) render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large; and (f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in Theoretical Linguistics, preferably with the specialism in Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, or Phonology; (b) relevant post-qualification teaching and research experience and a proven record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; (c) a high level of fluency in English; and (d) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.

Preference will be given to those who are fluent in Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese.

Remuneration

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please send a completed application form by post, nominate three referees from different institutions/organisations by providing their names, addresses and relationship with the applicants, to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk. Application forms can be downloaded from https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/guidelines_and_forms/forms. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/guidelines_and_forms/pics_for_recruitment.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

Lecturer of Chinese (Binghamton, NY)

The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University (SUNY) invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Chinese. This appointment is full-time and renewable, expected to begin in the Fall semester of 2022. The position requires a regular teaching load of three courses per semester. Applicants should hold an M.A. or Ph.D. in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related fields. We seek candidates who have teaching experience in higher education at North American institutions and who possess native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English. The Lecturer will be responsible for teaching Chinese language courses collaboratively and independently at all levels (from introductory through advanced). Candidates who are experienced with technologies in language teaching, online teaching, teaching a diverse study body, and teaching cultural and/or Chinese translation courses are desirable.

Please submit an application at: http://www.binghamton.interviewexchange.com. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three referees who can provide a letter of reference. Review of complete applications will begin on January 25, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University is committed to equity and inclusion and is actively working to increase diversity amongst its faculty. Members of groups historically underrepresented in the field and those from non-traditional backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Additionally, evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service will be valued.

Assistant Professor in Language Data Analytics and Computational Linguistics (Hong Kong)

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.6 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

Assistant Professor in Language Data Analytics and Computational Linguistics (Ref. 21120305)

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (CBS) is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. One of the core missions of CBS is to promote and develop studies of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese contexts. With over 40 full-time academic and teaching staff members, CBS is a vibrant center for research in the areas of Chinese linguistics, corpus linguistics, language and communication disorders, cognitive neuroscience, bilingual communication, Chinese language education, Chinese language testing, language technology, and translation and interpreting. The Department now seeks to extend its strength in areas like Language Data Analytics and Computational Linguistics. The Department is also devoted to offering high-quality education programmes at different levels (bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral) in Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Speech Therapy, Translating & Interpreting, Bilingual Corporate Communication, as well as Korean/Japanese language and culture courses at bachelor’s level. Within the Department, there is a PolyU-PekingU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, a Speech Therapy Unit, a Research Centre for Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, and a Centre for Translation Studies. More information about the CBS Department may be found at http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/.

The appointee will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic research in his/her area of expertise, including but not limited to making applications for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management; (e) render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large; and (f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in Linguistics or Computer Science, preferably with the specialism in language data analytics or computational linguistics; (b) relevant post-qualification teaching and research experience and a proven record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; (c) a high level of fluency in English; and (d) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.

Applicants should normally have evidence-based research experience (as supported by evidence of research projects and outputs). Experience in postdoctoral research will be a plus.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/external_adv/academic/. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please send a completed application form by post, nominate three referees from different institutions/organisations by providing their names, addresses and relationship with the applicants, to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk. Application forms can be downloaded from https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/guidelines_and_forms/forms. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 17 December 2021 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/guidelines_and_forms/pics_for_recruitment.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese (Waterville, ME)

The Department of East Asian Studies at Colby College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in Chinese for the year 2022-2023. Applicants for the position should demonstrate a primary focus on teaching Chinese language courses and have received at least a master’s degree (PhD is preferred) in second language pedagogy, Chinese language, literature, linguistics, or a related field. Native or near-native competency in the Chinese language and fluency in English are required.

Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience at all levels of the Chinese language at post-secondary institutions in the United States. Knowledge of and experience in current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies and meaningful application of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable.

Duties include teaching Chinese language classes at any levels, holding regular office hours, attending events of the Chinese Language Program, and working with East Asia faculty on curriculum development and program articulation. Candidates should be able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching to a diverse student audience and contribution to the campus community. The teaching load is five courses over the academic year.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi and teaching evaluations if available), and three confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/98877. The review of applications will begin on February 10, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Contractually Limited Term Appointment – Chinese Language (Toronto, ON)

The Department of East Asian Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a three-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) in the area of Chinese Language. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and is expected to begin on July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter, and end on June 30, 2025. An additional two-year renewal may be possible.

Applicants must have earned at least an MA degree in Chinese Language Education or a related field by the time of appointment with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. Native or near native fluency in Chinese is expected together with an excellent command of English. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and enhance existing departmental strengths (www.eas.utoronto.ca). Candidates must demonstrate expertise in curriculum development, lecture preparation and delivery, and teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language in a degree granting program at the undergraduate level. Familiarity with North American pedagogical approaches is an asset. Experience in developing and delivering online materials/lectures and teaching all levels of Chinese is required. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry and practices, and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and a commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, a strong statement of teaching philosophy, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including sample syllabi, sample lesson plans for different levels of teaching, links to videos of sample teaching, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.

Candidates are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of East Asian Studies is a multidisciplinary humanities department with established expertise in the histories, societies and cultures of East Asia. The department is home to an extremely popular undergraduate program and is strongly committed to graduate training. The department houses three in-demand language programs—Korean, Japanese and Chinese. Language enrolments are growing and reflect the diverse populations that inhabit the city of Toronto. In addition, the University of Toronto’s global appeal attracts a large number of international students who participate in our language programs. Information about the department and the Chinese language program can be found at www.eas.utoronto.ca.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Chinese language (at any assigned undergraduate level) and assist with other activities in the Chinese language program.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a complete teaching dossier. The teaching dossier must include sample syllabi and sample lesson plans for different levels of teaching, as well as sample course materials and teaching evaluations. The teaching dossier must also provide links to videos of the applicant teaching classes that demonstrate the applicant’s ability to implement a lesson plan in an actual teaching situation.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1‐2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed), by the closing date. At least one reference letter must primarily address the candidate’s teaching.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. The following elements of the application must be submitted online (in pdf format only) by January 31, 2022:
(1) A cover letter in a file named “YourLastName Cover Letter.pdf”;
(2) A curriculum vitae in a file named “YourLastName CV.pdf”;
(3) A teaching statement in a file named “YourLastName Teaching Statement”;
(4) A statement of contributions to equity and diversity in a file named “YourLastName Contributions”;
(5) A teaching dossier (including 1. sample syllabi, 2. sample lesson plans (with links to videos), 3. teaching evaluations, and 4. other sample course materials) in a file labelled “YourLastName Teaching Dossier.pdf”.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact eas.chair@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by January 31, 2022.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

Apply now – https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor%2C-Teaching-Stream-Contractually-Limited-Term-Appointment-Chinese-Language-ON/553089617/

Lecturer in Chinese (New York, New York)

The Chinese Language Program (CLP) in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University invites applications for positions at the rank of Lecturer in Chinese, beginning July 1, 2022. Primary responsibilities include teaching two to three courses in modern Chinese language each semester in consultation with the CLP Director and department administration. Administrative duties include curriculum development (both individual and collaborative), proctoring Chinese language placement testing, and assisting with the design and execution of program events. MA required; PhD preferred. High value is placed on ability to work closely with colleagues in the program. Positions are full-time with multi-year renewal contingent on successful review. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Qualifications

Minimum Degree Required:

MA in hand by the time of appointment with specialization in linguistics, applied linguistics, or language pedagogy.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements for applicants include: native competency in modern Chinese with standard pronunciation, fluency in English, and a demonstrated ability to teach college level Chinese and to prepare teaching materials independently and collaboratively.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral degree preferred.

For more information and to apply, please go to: http://apply.interfolio.com/98466

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Lecturers in Chinese Language- 2 positions (Northampton, MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Smith College invites applications for two positions in Chinese Language: a non-tenure track Core Lecturer position and a non-tenure track Lecturer position, to begin July 1, 2022. We seek two innovative and experienced teachers at the college level, specializing in Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese second language acquisition, or applied linguistics.

The lecturers will teach five courses in Chinese language per year. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English and an M.A., Ph.D or ABD status. Successful candidates should also be committed to working with diverse students across campus, participating in the development of the Chinese language curriculum, and actively engaging with current research on teaching Chinese as a second language. Both positions are full time with full benefits.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Smith may be found at https://www.smith.edu/academics/east-asian-languages-cultures

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/98752 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, statement of teaching philosophy, two sample language course syllabi, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on Jan. 03, 2022.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Lecturer in Chinese (Riverside, CA)

Position title: Lecturer in Chinese

Starting Date: The first day of Fall quarter is September 19, 2022.
Salary: Based on 100% annual salary of $56,945 (pending final budget approval)
Duties: Each full-time lecturer will teach 8 courses over 3 quarters (Fall 2022, Winter 2023, Spring 2023). Each will teach language courses from among First-year through Third-year Chinese (CHN 001-006, CHN 101a, b, c).

Application Procedure: Please provide cover letter, a current CV, teaching statement, statement of contributions to diversity, two sample syllabi, sample teaching materials (i.e., PowerPoint slides, handouts, homework assignments), at least two recent sets of student evaluations(narrative and numerical), and 3 referee letters (not from students). Materials should be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01497

Letters of recommendation must be confidential. Please use the APRecruit system to have your recommenders upload them directly. Applicants who use Interfolio should use the feature that allows letters to be uploaded directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer’s email address. Interfolio refers to this as “Online Application Deliveries”. The following link at Interfolio shows how to set up the feature: http://help.interfolio.com. Candidates who advance to the interview stage will be asked to provide a short teaching demonstration during the interview. This demonstration will be on a topic pertinent to the course or courses to be taught for the position. Review of applications will begin December 9, 2021 and continue until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by December 9, 2021.

Help contact: michael.austin@ucr.edu

Qualifications: Minimum requirements are an M.A. in Chinese language pedagogy, teaching Chinese as a foreign language, Chinese linguistics, or a closely related area; Applicants holding a Ph.D., or who are ABD (while also holding an M.A.), are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates who have native fluency in Mandarin Chinese, a very good command of English; comprehensive understanding of the linguistic properties of Mandarin Chinese; familiarity with teaching methodologies and technologies; ability to teach all levels of Mandarin Chinese both independently and in a team; experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Mandarin Chinese autonomously at the college level in the U.S.

Priority will also be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Chinese language at an American university.

Supervisory experience is also preferred.

All appointments are contingent upon the appointee being able to provide, in accord with Federal law, evidence of authorization to work in the United States.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) VaccinationProgram Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request forException (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job Title: Chinese Flagship Visiting Instructor Non-CFS (Provo, Utah)

Job Classification: Non-CFS Professional, full-time visiting faculty

Posting close date: 11/17/2021

Start date of this position: 09/01/2022

Required Degree: MA in Chinese language, linguistics, or related field. Required degree must be completed by the start date.

Experience: Teaching experience at the college level preferable at the advanced level. Teaching experience with computer-aided instruction and online resources. Will work collaboratively with the Lead Flagship Instructor in working with advanced conversation and debate courses for Chinese Flagship student, independent study courses as needed and will teach pre-advanced, and early students as well.

Duties/Expectations: This position has an important role in the Chinese Flagship Program. The incumbent will teach advanced conversation and debate courses, in the Chinese Flagship Program and will be involved in departmental development activities. Will work closely with other Flagship faculty in meeting the academic needs of Flagship students. Will be involved in interviewing and selecting students for program participation. Will provide feedback about student progress and language proficiency of each participant.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically

Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application.

Apply at: https://yjobs.byu.edu

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Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

BYU is an equal opportunity employer. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Job Posting: Chinese Flagship Lead Instructor (Provo, Utah)

Classification: Non-CFS Professional

Posting close date: 11/17/2021

Start date of this position: 09/01/2022

Required Degree: Ph.D. in Chinese language, linguistics, or related field. Required degree must be in hand by the start date.

Experience: Teaching experience at the college level, preferably at the advanced level. Teaching with computer-aided instruction and online resources. Will take a leadership role in working with advanced directed courses for Flagship students, independent study courses, and Chinese for special purposes. Native speaker with advanced language skills, teaching Chinese, reading, writing, speaking and translating.

Duties/Expectations: This position has a key role in the Chinese Flagship Program. The person will teach language courses in the Chinese Flagship Program and will be involved in departmental development training of new Flagship faculty. Will hire, supervise, and train Flagship graduate assistants and tutors. Will be involved in interviewing and selecting students for program participation. Will provide feedback on student progress and the language proficiency of each participant.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically.

Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated CV and cover letter to the faculty application.

Apply at: https://yjobs.byu.edu

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Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

BYU is an equal opportunity employer. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Full-Time, Teaching-Track Faculty Position in Chinese Language (Los Angeles, CA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a full-time, teaching-track faculty position at the rank of lecturer, senior lecturer or assistant professor (teaching) in the Chinese language program to begin August 16, 2022.

The department provides students with a well-rounded education on East Asia by focusing on the study of the languages, literature, and cultures of China, Japan and Korea at both the graduate (Ph.D.) and undergraduate (B.A.) level. Applicants should have an M.A. or Ph.D. in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related fields, teaching experience in U.S. higher education, and possess native or near-native fluency in both their language of instruction and English. The successful candidates must be able to teach from novice to advanced Chinese language courses. Evidence of dynamic and effective language teaching is essential. Knowledge of and experience in current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies, meaningful application of technologies in language instruction, and ACTFL OPI Testing Certification are highly desirable. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching interests, recent teaching evaluations, and the names of three referees who can provide a letter of reference. At least two of the referees should speak to teaching abilities. For full consideration, a link to an unedited video of the applicant’s classroom teaching should be included in the application letter.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/full-time-teaching-track-faculty-position-in-chinese-language/1209/16223688608 . Review of complete applications will begin November 22 and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be addressed to ealcsearch@dornsife.usc.edu.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

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, 2022. 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.

Our program values interdisciplinary research, collaboration, and collegiality; is committed to promoting a culturally diverse intellectual community; and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and under-represented communities. Candidates should apply online at: apply.interfolio.com/94646.

Please submit: a cover letter, CV, teaching statement; and contact information for a minimum of 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, Literature and Culture, Tenure-Track Faculty Position (Annandale-on-Hudson, New York)

Bard College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Chinese language, literature, and culture, to begin in fall 2022. The position requires a lively interest in undergraduate teaching at a small liberal arts college and a vigorous and active commitment to scholarship.

Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. and have primary training in the fields of Chinese literary, media or cultural studies. Ability to teach Chinese language at all levels and courses of one’s specialty is expected. Teaching in the First-Year Seminar should be anticipated. There will also be periodic opportunities to teach graduate courses in Bard’s innovative M.A. program in Chinese Music and Culture. A record of successful teaching at an American college or university is highly desirable. Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English required.

To Apply
Applicants should send a letter of interest describing their teaching and research interest, curriculum vitae, a brief writing sample, a video of yourself teaching a language class, and three letters of reference to http://apply.interfolio.com/95558.

The deadline for applications is January 1, 2022.

About Bard College
Bard College is a private liberal arts college based in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Ninety miles from New York City, the 1,0000-acre campus sits along the Hudson River with views of the Catskill Mountains. In addition to the college, Bard has a conservatory, as well as eight graduate programs offering over 20 graduate degrees in the arts and sciences, and is home to the Fisher Performing Arts Center and the Hessel Museum of Art. The college has a network of over 35 affiliated programs, institutes, and centers throughout the United States and around the world. This includes the Bard Prison Initiative, the largest college-degree-granting prison education program in the U.S. With a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement, Bard is committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow’s thought leaders.

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Chinese language (Evanston, IL)

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY and the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures invite applications for two full-time benefits-eligible, non-tenure track, full-time Assistant Professors of Instruction in Chinese language to begin September 1, 2022. The successful candidates will work with existing faculty members in the Chinese Language Program and must be able to teach the novice to advanced Chinese language courses for both heritage and non-heritage language learners. Duties include a six-course teaching load (typically two per quarter) at all levels for heritage and non-heritage learners. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in foreign language pedagogy, second language education, Chinese language/linguistics, applied linguistics, or other related fields, teaching experience in U.S. higher education, native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English. More information on the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures can be found at http://www.alc.northwestern.edu/.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi and teaching evaluations), teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. For full consideration, an unedited video recording of the applicant’s classroom teaching demonstration should be made available electronically. The online application form can be found here: https://www.alc.northwestern.edu/about/open-faculty-positions/.

Questions may be addressed to: asianlac@northwestern.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of applications will start on Nov. 12, 2021.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Teaching Positions in Chinese as a Second Language – Open Rank (Kunshan, Suzhou, China)

Duke Kunshan University invites applications for CSL faculty positions in the Language and Culture Center (LCC). DKU offers an innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts undergraduate program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees, and the LCC provides Chinese language courses at all levels to international students in this program. Successful candidates may teach Chinese language courses at any level. The positions start in July 2022.

This is an open rank search with multiple positions.
• Candidates for non-tenure track positions (Instructor, Lecturer, and Senior Lecturer) must have a graduate degree in a relevant field (e.g. Chinese language pedagogy, applied linguistics, East Asian Studies) and Chinese language teaching experience at the college level relevant to the rank applied for. In addition to mastery of spoken and written Chinese, candidates must also have strong English skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and personal experience with and commitment to language learning. Preference will be given to candidates who speak and can coach learners of additional languages (e.g. Japanese, Korean, Spanish) or other varieties of Chinese (e.g. Shanghainese, Suzhounese, Cantonese); background in intercultural communication is also an asset.
• Candidates for tenure track positions (Assistant Professor) should, in addition to the qualifications above, have a doctorate in a relevant field and a record of scholarship. They should also show promise of being able to produce the level and quality of published research necessary for success in tenure review.

In cover letters applicants should state whether they are applying for tenure track positions, non-tenure track positions, or both.

How to apply:
Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a statement on teaching and – if appropriate – research; applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted. Submission of teaching demo(s) is encouraged. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19748. Questions about the positions may be sent to lcc-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn using “Language and Culture Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2021; applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

DKU is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/). Our campus provides an elite, interdisciplinary liberal arts experience to a student body that will number 2000. The DKU model draws on the best of Duke’s educational experience and resources to reimagine undergraduate instruction in an intimate campus setting. A highly selective institution with an acceptance rate of <8%, the current student body represents over 50 countries. Students receive a DKU and a Duke degree. The current faculty to student ratio is 7:1.

The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train. DKU provides competitive compensation, benefits and start-up packages. As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.

Assistant Teaching Professor in Chinese Language (Washington, DC)

Description
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 2022. 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.

Experience teaching college-level Chinese in North America is required. The teaching load for this position includes up to 4 classes per semester, or the equivalent of 12 credits per semester (24 total for the academic year), and candidates must be able to teach Chinese language at all levels.

To apply, please submit the following via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/95207):

  • 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 Fei Ren, at Fei.Ren@georgetown.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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.