Visiting Instructor of Chinese (Northfield, MN)

The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures at Carleton College invites applications for
a part-time visiting faculty appointment in Chinese Studies, at the rank of instructor, beginning January 1,
2025. This is a one-term appointment with a teaching load of 2 Chinese language courses in Carleton’s
Winter 2025 term (January to March). Candidates must at least have an M.A. degree in Chinese Studies,
Chinese Linguistics, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, or a related field with native or near-native
proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English. Experiences in teaching undergraduates in North America
are desirable.
Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 2,000. Located in
the thriving two-college town of Northfield, Minnesota, it is forty-five miles from the Twin Cities of
Minneapolis and St. Paul, in easy reach of a vibrant metropolitan area that is home to three million people
and rich cultural resources.  We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse
student body. Carleton is committed to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student
body and American society. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly
encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity,
religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender
identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment
or access to its educational facilities and activities.
For more information about our Chinese program and offerings, please visit the Chinese program website
To apply, please visit to submit application materials, including a letter of
application; curriculum vitae; statement addressing the candidate’s teaching experience and interests.
After passing through an initial screening process, applicants may receive a request for the contact
information for two references, including at least one who is able to specifically address teaching
experience.. Review of complete applications will begin in late August and continue until the position is
filled. For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Shaohua Guo at: