Lecturer of Chinese at UC Davis (Davis, CA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the position of part-time Lecturer of Chinese. Primary duties are to teach three modern Chinese (Mandarin) classes at various levels as assigned in the fall quarter of the 2022-2023 academic year. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment is renewable contingent on departmental teaching needs.

Requirements include an MA or above in second-language pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, or another relevant field; native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English; and a demonstrable record of excellence in language teaching. The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., good knowledge of current developments in second language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching.

Complete application should include: 1) cover letter stating your qualifications, teaching philosophy and career plan; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) names and contact information of two references. Please upload application materials to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04905 by the initial review date, May 23, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.

Applicants internal to the UC Davis Department of EALC who had an appointment in 2021-2022 and apply by the “Initial Review Date” of May 23, 2022 will be considered prior to all other applicants.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.