The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty appointment in Chinese Studies (https://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/chinese-studies) to begin in August 2022. This is a one-year appointment. Candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English, a PhD or ABD with expertise in Chinese literature and culture, and experience teaching Chinese language at the college level in the U.S. Preference will be given to candidates who can also offer courses on modern Chinese literature and Chinese culture from interdisciplinary perspectives.
Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.
Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. PhD or ABD in related fields and experience teaching Mandarin at the college level in the U.S required.
Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, graduate transcripts, two confidential letters of recommendation, and a link to a recent video of yourself teaching elementary or intermediate Mandarin (preferably in person, but remotely is acceptable). Provide information about the location of the class and the level of the students in your video, the topic(s) that your lesson covered, and the learning goals you had for the students in that class.
In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or service would support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/mission). The College values cultural and intellectual pluralism as integral to this mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program. Thus, your application should highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/102221.
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022 and continue until the position has been filled. Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place after March 13. We will conduct these preliminary interviews by Zoom. Questions about this search may be directed to Professor Ji Hao, email@example.com.
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