Visiting Instructor of Chinese Language (Iowa City, IA)

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Iowa is searching for a Visiting Instructor in Chinese Language for the academic year 2024-2025. The initial appointment period for this position is one year with the possibility of extension for a total of three years. The University has a variety of faculty appointment types, and there are times when visiting instructor lines can be converted to longer-term appointments. If you have questions, please contact Responsibilities include teaching three language courses per semester (one of which may be a linguistics, translation, or other course depending on department needs and the candidate’s area of specialization) and assisting with extra-curricular activities and programmatic service for the Chinese Program.

Required Qualifications:
• Master’s degree or higher in Chinese Pedagogy, Chinese Linguistics, or a relevant field
• Native or near-native fluency in English and Chinese
• Experience in teaching (as an instructor of record or as a TA) Chinese language courses at the college/university level in the U.S.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Ability to effectively collaborate with others in programmatic service

To apply, please visit and reference Requisition # 75235. The application materials must include: 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) one sample of a lesson plan, 4) a video recording of a language class taught by the applicant, if available (Note: Please post the teaching videotape online and indicate URL in the letter of application and the curriculum vitae), and 5) three letters of recommendation. Screening begins May 24, 2024. Interviews will be conducted by video conference.

The salary for this position is $38,070.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.