Visiting Assistant Professor, Chinese Language (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese language, beginning in July, 2023. Responsibilities include teaching six Chinese language courses across all levels (three per semester). Applicants must possess native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, a PhD (or ABD status) in Chinese linguistics, pedagogy, or a related area, and have experience in teaching Chinese language courses of all levels at the college level (U.S. experience preferred). A strong grounding in proficiency-oriented teaching, a commitment to creating an inclusive classroom environment for students from a range of diverse backgrounds, and a command of instructional technology applied to language learning are also preferred qualities.

Applicants should apply via the University’s career website at:  The application should be submitted as a single pdf file. A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and pedagogy, two sample syllabi, a list of three professional references, and a link to a video teaching demonstration at the elementary/intermediate or advanced level. A second video at a different level is welcome but not required. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to Inquiries about the faculty position or department should be directed to Andy Rodekohr,

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