Chinese Language Lecturer (Princeton, NJ)

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

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

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

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

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