Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese (Memphis, TN)

Chinese Visiting Assistant Professor Position:

The Department of World Languages at The University of Memphis invites applicants for a Chinese one-year, non-tenure track visiting assistant professor starting August 2022.

a) M.A. degree in Chinese language, literature, culture, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or related field in hand by August 2022;
b) Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English;
c) Teaching experience at the college level expected, using communicative approach and technology in the classroom;
d) Ability to teach Chinese language courses both in the classroom and online;
e) Willingness to do some service is expected;
f) Recent student-evaluations from calendar year 2021;
g) Unofficial transcript;
h) Curriculum vitae;
i) Application letter describing teaching skills and teaching experience at the college level;
j) Three recent letters of recommendation (Email addresses must be submitted for three reference providers. Workforum system will send an email to the reference provider giving them instructions to submit the letter).

The successful candidate will teach a maximum of four courses per semester. Applicants must upload requirements f through i and the email addresses for three reference providers whom you have contacted to submit letters of reference at Deadline for submission of all documents is April 8, 2022. If you require additional information, contact Dr. Lan Zhang ( The University of Memphis, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, is a metropolitan research institution that offers competitive pay and benefits.