Lecturers in Chinese Language- 2 positions (Northampton, MA)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Smith College invites applications for two positions in Chinese Language: a non-tenure track Core Lecturer position and a non-tenure track Lecturer position, to begin July 1, 2022. We seek two innovative and experienced teachers at the college level, specializing in Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese second language acquisition, or applied linguistics.

The lecturers will teach five courses in Chinese language per year. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English and an M.A., Ph.D or ABD status. Successful candidates should also be committed to working with diverse students across campus, participating in the development of the Chinese language curriculum, and actively engaging with current research on teaching Chinese as a second language. Both positions are full time with full benefits.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Smith may be found at https://www.smith.edu/academics/east-asian-languages-cultures

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/98752 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, statement of teaching philosophy, two sample language course syllabi, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on Jan. 03, 2022.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.