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/

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.

Assistant Professor (Claremont, CA)

The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures (ALL) at Pomona College, which consists of a Chinese and Japanese Program, invites applications for a tenure-track position in either modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture or Chinese linguistics to begin July 2022. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English, demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, and Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment. This position carries a 2/2 teaching load, including three language courses and a course taught in English in the candidate’s area of specialization. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants with training in literature, film, popular culture, art, or linguistics.

Please upload the following application materials to academicjobsonline.org: (a) letter of application describing research and teaching interests, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) graduate transcript(s), (d) three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy and experience, one addressing scholarship including your future directions, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, (e) teaching evaluations, and (f) three letters of recommendation. Please address queries other than applications to the search committee chair, Eileen J. Cheng (eileen.cheng@pomona.edu). Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2021, at which time review of applicant files will begin; applications may be accepted until the position is filled.

Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 1600 students, all undergraduates. We seek to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty and are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We value candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who are able to demonstrate a commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students through their teaching, scholarship, or service.

Pomona College, located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, is the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, which also include Claremont McKenna, Scripps, Pitzer, Harvey Mudd, Claremont Graduate University, and Keck Graduate Institute. Collectively, the Claremont Colleges constitute an academic community of approximately 6,500 students. As a result, Pomona students enjoy both the personalized instruction and close faculty-student interactions afforded by a small liberal arts college as well as the intellectual and extracurricular resources typically found at much larger universities. In collaboration with the Claremont Colleges Consortium, Pomona College offers a variety of professional development, mentorship, and networking opportunities for junior faculty including the opportunity for entering assistant professors to apply for a fully funded leave in their fourth year at the College.

Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies (Pittsburgh, PA)

Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies
 Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Science, CMU, Department of Modern Languages Application link: http://apply.interfolio.com/94345

The Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, beginning in Fall 2022. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English. Ph.D. in modern or contemporary Chinese literary and cultural studies or a relevant field is required, ABD considered. Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on modern or contemporary Chinese films and media, digital humanities, translation theory and practices, and/or cross-cultural communication and comparisons. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach undergraduate language and content courses in Chinese and/or English at all levels. They may also have the opportunity to teach courses in the Master’s program of Global Communication & Applied Translation and collaborate with colleagues in other departments, colleges, or universities for course development. They will also be expected to provide advisory and other relevant services for Chinese majors and minors, and our study abroad program in Shanghai. Experience with in StarTalk and language flagship programs is welcome. Teaching load is 2+2.

The successful candidate will benefit from a strong and growing support of interdisciplinary humanities research and teaching at Carnegie Mellon, including such initiatives as the Center for the Arts in Society, Humanities@CMU, and Askwith Kenner Global Languages and Cultures Room.

Carnegie Mellon University is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service. We seek to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches. Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about life in Pittsburgh and becoming part of a welcoming institution that inspires innovations.

Qualifications
PhD in modern or contemporary Chinese literary and cultural studies or a relevant field, ABD considered. The successful candidate applicants should demonstrate potential for outstanding research and teaching in the field.

Application Instructions
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (ET) on November 15, 2021. Applicants should submit 1) a current CV, 2) a cover letter addressing research, teaching, and evidence of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and 3) the names and contact information for three professional references.

Additional materials such as research samples and teaching demo videos may be required at a later stage.

Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Gang Liu gangliu@andrew.cmu.edu

Assistant Professor of Chinese (Tenure-Track) (Annapolis, Maryland)

The Languages and Cultures Department of the U.S. Naval Academy invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese to begin as early as the fall semester of 2022. The United States Naval Academy (USNA) is a four-year undergraduate institution with a mission to prepare midshipmen morally, mentally, and physically for commissioning as officers in the naval services. Candidates for this position should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to producing quality peer-reviewed research. The research specialization is open, but expertise in Chinese literature, art and architecture, or cultural studies (women’s and gender studies, media and film studies, etc.) is strongly preferred. Candidates should be able to teach Chinese language courses across all levels, as well as advanced courses in their area(s) of expertise.
For more detailed information about this position and how to apply, please visit the USNA announcement at

https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/Tenure-track-LangCultures-AY22.php

Professor of Chinese Language and Culture (Aliso Viejo, CA)

Soka University of America (SUA) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level in Chinese Language and Culture to begin August 1, 2022.
The standard full-time teaching load at SUA is five courses per academic year: two courses each semester and one course in SUA’s cross-disciplinary General Education curriculum (for course descriptions see the SUA catalog).

SUA offers a challenging program in Liberal Arts with a strong emphasis on international and intercultural exposure. All undergraduates must complete four semesters of foreign (non-English) language coursework at SUA, and study abroad for one semester during their junior year. The university aims to foster rewarding intellectual relationships among faculty, and between faculty and students through collaboration and mentoring. An appreciation of the centrality of peace, global citizenship, freedom, and human rights is the founding impetus for the University and its Mission.

SUA is a highly selective, private, nonprofit, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school located in southern California. SUA is ranked among the Top 5 National Liberal Arts Colleges in California and #28 of National Liberal Arts Colleges. An 8:1 student/faculty ratio and average class size of 12 allow the faculty of teacher-scholars to work closely with students. SUA also is ranked #1 in Most International Students among national liberal arts colleges and was the first liberal arts college in the United States to make study abroad mandatory when it opened in 2001. For more information, visit https://www.soka.edu/

Candidates should demonstrate responsiveness toward and understanding of diverse student backgrounds, especially with regard to socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, culture, ability/disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity and have a willingness to facilitate the university’s mission to develop global citizens.

Qualifications: PhD in Chinese language or related area; native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English; active research, scholarship, and publication agenda; ability to teach Chinese as a foreign language and culture at all levels and to develop courses in the candidate’s area of expertise; ability and willingness to contribute to SUA’s General Education program. This position bears responsibility for supervising all of the Chinese courses within the Language and Culture Program.

Benefits and salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with rank and experience. All full-time faculty members are eligible for medical and retirement benefits.

Deadline for applications: Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2021. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae; letter of application outlining how the candidate would support SUA’s Language and Culture Program and Chinese curriculum, work with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds, and contribute to the school’s Mission; one sample publication in English; evidence of teaching effectiveness; a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; and three letters of recommendation to be addressed to Michael Weiner, Ph.D., Interim Dean of Faculty. Please submit all documents to our Interfolio link below. Employment is contingent on the completion of a successful background check.

Please apply by clicking on this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/93025

Email: facultyrecruiting@soka.edu

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer

Assistant Teaching Professor in Chinese (Winston-Salem, NC)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Wake Forest University is seeking to fill a position as Assistant Teaching Professor or Assistant Professor of the Practice in Chinese, to begin Fall 2022. Responsibilities include teaching six courses per year in Chinese language at all levels as well as Chinese for specific purposes. The position also requires working with other faculty to organize extracurricular activities. Though applicants with an MA and extensive relevant professional experience may be considered, a Ph.D. in second language pedagogy or related field is preferred. Successful applicants will also have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, experience in teaching all levels of Chinese language courses at the university level in the U.S., and strong grounding in proficiency-oriented teaching.

A complete application includes a cover letter, CV, two sample syllabi, two recent sets of student evaluations, a lesson plan, and a link to a teaching demonstration video. The teaching video may be at the elementary/intermediate or advanced level. A second video at a different level is welcome but not required. Three confidential letters of recommendation must also be submitted to easianlg@wfu.edu. Applications must be submitted as one pdf to hr.wfu.edu/careers. Please follow the instructions included on the website for best results. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Prof. Stewart Carter (carter@wfu.edu). Questions regarding the application process can be directed to AskHR@wfu.edu. Review of applicants will begin on 15 November 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures strives to cultivate proficiency in Japanese and Chinese languages and understandings of East Asian cultures from an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective. Our rigorous curriculum of language, literature, film, and culture develops students’ communication skills and analytical abilities, expands their intellectual curiosity, knowledge, and appreciation of cultures and societies in East Asia, and fosters their critical and empathetic capacities to engage with diverse cultures, experiences, and views. The department firmly believes that translingual and transcultural competencies are crucial to global citizenship and creating a more inclusive, sustainable, and compassionate society.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that combines a small (roughly 5,200 undergraduates) liberal arts collegiate university with 2,200 graduate students in school of arts and science, medicine, law, business, and divinity. The quality of the teaching environment is outstanding, and our faculty combine commitment to that mission with nationally and internationally recognized leadership in research. Wake Forest ranks in the top 30 of all U.S. universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Guide to America’s Best Colleges and Universities. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “Pro Humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html.]

Clinical (Open Rank) Professor of Chinese Language and Literature (Shanghai, China)

NYU Shanghai is currently inviting applications for a position at the rank of Clinical (open rank) Professor in Chinese Language and Literature. We seek candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in any area of Chinese literature and/or cultural studies or a closely related discipline. We invite applications from candidates in any field and have a special interest in those with expertise in creative writing and/or translation studies. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching in Chinese and English.

Applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and at least one writing sample via Interfolio. Additionally, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload a reference letter through Interfolio.

Applications may be received until December 1, 2021.

To apply, follow this link apply.interfolio.com/93522. If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu.
Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to NYU New York and other U.S. institutions.

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world’s great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU’s global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

For people in the EU, click here for information on your privacy rights under GDPR: www.nyu.edu/it/gdpr.
NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from under-represented individuals in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.

Lecturer and Director of Chinese Language Program (Minneapolis, MN)

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies seeks an excellent instructor of Chinese language with skills in pedagogical innovation and leadership. The Director supervises a program of 4+ instructors and reports directly to the Chair of the Department. The Director joins five other language program Directors in the Department. The Director’s responsibilities include:

• Ability to teach all levels of Chinese
• Leadership of the Chinese program
• Coordination of curriculum and teaching assignments, including summer session instruction
• Development of materials as needed
• Supervision of graduate teaching assistants and new teacher training
• Annual Evaluation of teaching staff
• Collaboration with other language programs and faculty members within the department, and with other units (CLA Language Center, CARLA, Chinese Flagship Program)
• Professional development
• Program website oversight
• Outreach to community

Required qualifications for appointment to rank of Lecturer:
1. Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in the relevant field, or a related field.
2. In the case of language instruction, skill in the language of instruction as appropriate for the position; in the case of modern languages, native or near-native fluency.
3. Positive evaluations from students, peers, and/or supervisors.
4. Demonstration of commitment to quality teaching and program development.
5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Performance standards:
1. Positive evaluations from students, Teaching Assistants (if appropriate), peers, and supervisors.
2. Demonstration of commitment to quality teaching, program development, and professional development.
3. Effective handling of student inquiries.

Position begins Fall semester 2022. Minimum annual salary is $55,000+ depending on qualifications and experience.
Applicants should submit the following materials on the UMN employment website for job ID 341455: (1) cover letter, (2) CV with the names of 3 references, (3) statement of teaching and leadership philosophy, and (4) three sample syllabi. Application deadline: November 1, 2021.

For more information about the Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, please visit https://cla.umn.edu/asian-middle-eastern-studies

Preceptor in Chinese, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for one or more full-time, multi-year Preceptors in Chinese expected to begin July 1, 2022. The Preceptor will be responsible for teaching 2-3 Chinese courses per year, meeting with students for regular office hours, and coordinating a teaching team for their level’s discussion sections. This is a term appointment of three years, renewable for a term of up to five years (eight years in total), contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, position availability, and divisional dean authorization

The successful applicant should be well versed in the issues of teaching Chinese as a foreign language, have experience in teaching multiple levels of Chinese, must have exemplary ability in comprehension and active use of standard Chinese and English, written and spoken, at native or near-native proficiency and must be able to teach multiple levels of modern Chinese.

Several years of experience teaching modern Chinese at the college level in the United States and specialization in Chinese pedagogy and second language acquisition is highly desirable. An M.A. degree or higher in Chinese Linguistics, Foreign Language Education, or a closely related field is preferred; experience in computer-assisted language teaching is a plus.

Interested candidates should submit, to the application portal at https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10521:
1. Cover letter, including a description of teaching/advising experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

Candidates should also send a 20-minute teaching demo by URL through the ARIeS portal, or send a USB of the applicant teaching to:
Chair, Preceptor Search Committee
Chinese Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
Harvard University
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All application materials should be submitted no later than September 24, 2021. Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online. Reference letters should be submitted by September 29, 2021.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.