Emory University -Lecture-track Assistant Teaching Professor in Chinese Language and Culture (Atlanta, GA)

The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) at Emory University in Atlanta, GA seeks an excellent scholar-teacher for a full-time position in Chinese language and culture at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, to begin Fall 2023. This is a three-year renewable position pending positive reviews. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Chinese linguistics, language pedagogy, literature, cultural studies, translation studies, or related areas in hand by the time of appointment, and possess native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English. Experience or training in teaching undergraduates in North America and the ability to teach all levels of Chinese language courses are required.

The candidate will be expected to teach five courses per academic year, which will include Chinese language courses, as well as cultural content courses based on the candidate’s area of specialization and on department needs. The candidate will play an important role in the development of the Chinese program, the East Asian Studies Program, and the university as a whole. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies, familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction, and experience in developing innovative language learning projects are highly desirable.

The position is a professional career track with possibility of promotion (http://college.emory.edu/faculty/faculty/promotion-lecture-track.html). Below is the link to the Faculty Responsibilities document:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., teaching statement, three letters of recommendation, and a statement reflecting upon their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. Please submit all application materials through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/112832

Inquiries about the position can be sent to Julie Darby ((jdarby@emory.edu) and Chinese Lecturer Search Committee, Dept. of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. Review of applications will begin on October 1. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.