Director of the Chinese Language Program at the rank of Senior Lecturer (Princeton, NJ)

The Department of East Asian Studies at Princeton University invites applications for a full-time position as Director of the Chinese Language Program at the rank of Senior Lecturer, to begin on September 1, 2023, for an initial three-year term, renewable on a five-year basis. Highly experienced candidates may be considered for the rank of University Lecturer.

Applicants must have native fluency in Chinese and an excellent command of English. Candidates should have a minimum of six years of experience teaching Chinese to English-speaking students at the college level; experience directing a language program is preferred (particularly one in which five or six levels of Chinese are offered). The director will be in charge of the Chinese Language program.
Ph.D. or Ed.D. required.

We seek candidates who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department, with the aim to attract and retain a diverse student body and academic community.

Candidates should apply electronically at and include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest, teaching portfolio (list of courses taught and teaching evaluations), and the names of three references (with email addresses and office telephone) by October 15, 2022.

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.