Instructor of Chinese (Appleton, WI)

Lawrence University of Wisconsin, a selective undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music located in Appleton, Wisconsin, invites applications for the position of Instructor of Chinese to begin September 1, 2023. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal.

We are seeking an individual who is a dedicated teacher passionate about working with undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds in a liberal-arts setting. Candidates must have a Master’s degree; the area of specialization is open, with a preference for Linguistics. The appointment is for four or five courses over three trimesters: four Chinese-language courses including a three-course sequence at the beginning level and one advanced, third-year level course. A possible fifth course in the Introduction to Linguistics in English would be desirable.

In letters of application, candidates should discuss their experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese at a US college setting. The search committee will start reviewing all application materials on March 15, 2023 until the position is filled.

Candidates are encouraged to read about Lawrence and its surrounding community at Colleges That Change Lives,, and Candidates will need to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references, please apply at Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Kuo-ming Sung, at or 920-832-6709.

Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity, or research; and (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body.