Wabash College invites applications for the position of Visiting Instructor of Chinese for the academic year beginning August 1, 2023 and ending May 15, 2024. The visiting instructor teaches one or two Chinese language courses per semester and assists with planning occasional Asian cultural events, depending upon an individual’s qualifications and availability. Minimum requirements include an advanced degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Chinese Language and Literature or a related field, or a certificate from a reputable program, as well as Chinese language teaching experience.
In the midst of a strategic transformation to advance the success of first-generation students, students of color, and students from low-income families, Wabash College is committed to attracting and effectively supporting faculty from all backgrounds, including academically and culturally diverse faculty. More than 25% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, one-third of our students are first-generation college students, and about 20% of our students identify as domestic students of color. Wabash has been home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies for more than fifty years, has an Asian studies minor and student groups such as the Asian Culture Club and International Student Association promote diverse activities. Wabash is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, is a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and is a member of Colleges That Change Lives.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, email addresses for three individuals who will submit letters of recommendation online, examples of your Chinese instruction syllabi, and (if possible) a link to a video of your teaching an introductory Chinese class at the link at https://www.wabash.edu/employment no later than June 5, 2023. Review will begin June 5, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. V. Daniel Rogers, Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, firstname.lastname@example.org. Application questions may be directed to Ms. Rachel Barclay, Academic Administrative Coordinator, email@example.com.
Wabash seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer.