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.


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  Do not send application material to Vassar’s Human Resources website.  All applications must be sent to the following email address: or they will not be reviewed or accepted.

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