Part-time Lecturer in Pre-Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (Medford, MA)

Tufts University’s Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies is seeking a Part-time Lecturer in Pre-Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, to teach in Fall 2022-Spring 2023. Responsibilities include teaching one culture course in the fall and two culture courses in the spring.

Qualifications: ABD, Ph.D. preferred; experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching pre-modern Chinese literature at the college level in the U.S. preferred.

Application Requirements: Letter of Application, CV, and two letters of recommendation. Please address issues of equity and diversity in the cover letter. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at: Please contact Dr. Charles Inouye (, the Chair of the Department of International Literary & Cultural Studies, for any questions.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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