Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Easton, PA)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese

Lafayette College: Faculty Positions: Department of Languages & Literary Studies

Location: Easton, PA

Open Date: Feb 23, 2024


The Department of Languages and Literary Studies at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese to begin July 1, 2024. This is a full-time appointment with a 3/3 teaching load. The successful candidate will teach Chinese language and culture courses at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and participate in extracurricular language/culture activities. Areas of research specialization are open. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in fields such as Chinese linguistics and applied linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese literature, or Chinese culture. Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English as well as a Ph.D. at the time of appointment are required.

Lafayette College is a highly selective, private undergraduate-only liberal arts college with 2,700 students located within 70 miles of New York City and Philadelphia. The College is deeply committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.


Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation at As part of your letter, please include a video link to classroom teaching and please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the college’s diversity statement ( Applications will be accepted until March 20, 2024. Interviews will be conducted via video conference and campus visits. Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Han Luo (

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