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Visiting Assistant Professor / Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor, Chinese Language (Lewisburg, PA)

The Bucknell University Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for a one-semester, entry-level replacement position for the fall term 2018 as either a Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese language or an Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese language. Teaching responsibilities include either three language courses (full-time) or two language courses (adjunct). Specific courses offered will depend upon departmental needs. An MA, ABD, or Ph.D. is required. Teaching experience is highly favored. Candidates must be able to speak English effectively and have native or near-native command of Chinese, with standard pronunciation.

To apply, please submit cover letter (stating your interest in the full-time position or adjunct position); C.V.; three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must speak specifically about language teaching; and teaching evaluations (if available). Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell’s career center ( E-mail submissions will not be considered; however, specific questions about the search may be directed to Erik R. Lofgren, Chair, East Asian Studies Department at . Review of applications will begin 5 March 2018 and continue until the position has been filled.

Bucknell is a highly selective, predominately undergraduate, private university with approximately 3,400 students enrolled in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Management. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

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Chinese Language Fellow (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Vassar College invites applications for Chinese Language Fellow (Intern) for the 2018-19 academic year (late August, 2018 through May, 2019). Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Language Fellow, who must be a native speaker of Chinese, assists the Chinese faculty members in preparing teaching materials and conducting drill sessions for 12 hours a week. Language Fellows receive free room and board on Vassar’s campus in student housing for the academic year, a monthly stipend of $650 for 10 months, and health insurance coverage. They may also take up to two courses per semester free at Vassar. Language Fellows should have a B.A. and be fluent in English. To apply, please send a cover letter, vita, an audio recording introducing yourself in both Chinese and English, and at least one recommendation letter. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Please send applications to Peipei Qiu, Chair, Department of Chinese and Japanese, Box 285, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604 or (preferably) via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



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Chinese Language Teaching Assistant (Lancaster, PA)

Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year Teaching Assistant (Drill Instructor) in the Chinese Language Program for the academic year 2018-19. The successful applicant should have experience teaching Chinese at the college level in the United States with native or near native proficiency in modern standard Chinese.

A B.A. degree in Chinese or related field and some experience teaching Chinese at the college level is preferred. The successful candidate will teach drill sessions to beginning level students of Chinese and individual tutoring sessions to students of different levels.

Applicants must submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio ( letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and a sampling of teaching evaluations. Applicants should arrange for the direct submission to Interfolio of two letters of recommendation. The deadline for submitting application is February 5, 2018. The review of application materials will begin immediately after the deadline and will continue until the position is filled.

The search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues of diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at 717-358-3995.



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Lower School Chinese Teacher (Philadelphia, PA)

Position Purpose:
The Lower School for Boys Chinese teacher inspires our students with a dynamic curriculum that develops and strengthens language skills and pushes them to better understand the world beyond our campus.

Essential Functions
• Helps all students to develop speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills in Chinese, and to develop an appreciation of Chinese culture.
• Develops an engaging and vibrant classroom environment that nurtures students’ natural curiosity about the world.
• Prepares creative and interactive hands-on activities, community experiences, and course materials.
• Evaluates students’ class work and assignments.
• Maintains student records, examples of their class work, and writes progress reports twice a year.
• Participates in and attends Parent/Admissions events as required.
• Collaborates with other Chinese and homeroom teachers to create, support, and maintain parity among parallel courses.
• Develops positive relationships with families in order to support student learning.
• Keeps abreast of developments in the teaching field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional development.
• Other duties as assigned by the department chair and/or division head.

• Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate work in Chinese or in teaching Chinese as a second language; master’s degree preferred.
• Prior teaching experience preferred, particularly with lower or middle school aged students.
• Strong classroom management strategies; Responsive Classroom training preferred.
• Superior skills in teaching Chinese as a second language to children.
• Demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching and learning.
• Compassionate and knowledgeable in delivering content to students with diverse learning styles.
• Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members with a continuous focus on healthy relationship building.
• Demonstrated deep understanding of cultural competency skills and enthusiasm for issues of diversity, inclusivity, and multiculturalism.
• Organized, detail-oriented, dependable, and capable of taking initiative.
• Comfortable using technology both in and out of the classroom.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
• Must be able to work effectively in a demanding environment where deadlines, unexpected student issues, and varying challenges compete for one’s attention.
• Must be able to work actively around the classroom for extended periods of time.
• Must be able to enjoy the convenience of an urban environment that maintains close contact with its natural environment.
• Essential functions require maintaining physical condition necessary for activities such as sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, squatting, and lifting an average of 30 lbs.
• Regularly use close and distance vision.
• Turn, reach, and occasionally climb.
• Work in a traditional climate-controlled environment.

Application Procedures
Interested candidates, please email a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and contact information for three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



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Visiting Chinese Position at Pomona College (Claremont, CA)

The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures at Pomona College invites applications for a full-time 2-year visiting position in Chinese to begin August 2018. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English, demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, and Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment. This position carries a 3-2 teaching load. Area of specialization open, but preference will be given to applicants with training in applied linguistics, second language pedagogy, or contemporary Chinese literature and culture. This is a restricted local search, the college is unable to pay travel expenses.

Please submit application materials online ( cover letter describing research and teaching interests, CV, statement on teaching, teaching portfolio (syllabi and teaching evaluations), statement addressing your demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, and three letters of recommendation. Please address queries other than applications to Allan Barr, Chinese search committee chair, 550 N. Harvard Ave, Pomona College, Claremont CA 91711, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications received by January 22, 2018 will receive full consideration, but will be reviewed until the position is filled. Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college that supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment.



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Location: District-Wide (Kenosha/Racine/Walworth Counties), WI

Job Type: Adjunct Part-Time

Division: General Studies Division

Job Number: 17534

Closing: Continuous


The purpose of this posting is to create a pool of qualified applicants to draw from, as needed, for temporary assignments.

Under the supervision of the Dean, General Studies, this individual will be considered when adjunct and/or substitute instructors are needed to teach Chinese I. Needs may become available prior to or during each semester. Adjunct instructors are required to implement effective learning strategies, deliver high quality instruction, assess student learning, and work closely with full time instructor in this area helping to advise students. Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis.


  1. Plan and teach courses which fulfill the current curriculum goals and objectives.
  2. Prepare a course syllabus, which includes course requirements, attendance requirements, grading criteria.
  3. Assess student performance and advise students on academic issues
  4. Adhere to class schedules. Meet attendance standards.
  5. Remain current in practices, trends and research related to areas of specialization or assignment.
  6. Employ appropriate assessment techniques to measure student performance in achieving course goals and objectives.
  7. Identify and assess students who are in need of additional instruction to successfully complete the course objectives and provide additional instruction to those students as needed.
  8. Check email or Blackboard for student rosters and other information as required.
  9. Maintain confidentiality relating to student matters.
  10. Participate in college, campus and department evaluation processes.
  11. Attend adjunct faculty meetings as scheduled.
  12. Interact constructively with resident faculty.
  13. Promote the education/training program, participate in efforts to recruit and retain students, and participate in efforts to market Gateway.
  14. Comply with college policies and procedures and department guidelines.
  15. Perform other job related duties as assigned.



  1. Master's degree in Chinese or Chinese Language, Literature, or Linguistics
  2. Must be able to develop Chinese I curriculum.
  1. Experience teaching adults in an accredited, degree granting, post-secondary educational institution.
Other Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  1. It is essential that all adjuncts have basic computer skills to be able to utilize various software systems for student correspondence and grades.
  2. Ability to work with a diverse group of related students.
  3. Skilled in teaching a wide range of related subjects.
  4. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Effective problem solving skills.
  6. Flexible schedule to accommodate day, evening and weekend students.


DIVISION/LOCATION: General Studies, District-Wide (Kenosha, Racine and Elkhorn)


  1. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable background/reference check.
  2. Employment eligibility for the United States.
  3. Gateway does not sponsor employment based visas.
  4. Must participate in competency based professional development (FQAS)
  5. Flexibility is needed to accommodate day, evening and weekend students.
  1. Tobacco-free environment.
  2. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation to travel within the District.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex or national origin. Gateway Technical College is an Equal Opportunity/Access Educator/Employer operating under an Affirmative Action Plan. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources at 262-564-2358.



No benefits are provided in this category.




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General Summary:
The University of North Georgia is seeking applications for a faculty position for the Summer Language Institute. The Summer Language Institute (SLI) is an intensive, residential language program. The SLI covers the content of two semesters (1001 + 1002) of language learning in a 6-week period. The successful candidate will design active, engaging, communicative lessons for an eight-hour day, six days a week immersion program. These lessons must aim at achieving a minimum proficiency of Novice-high/Intermediate-low in the ACTFL scale and focus on students' competencies, knowledge and skills in aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing Arabic, and assist in appreciating and understanding the culture of the countries where Arabic is spoken.

Faculty report June 13, 2018. Program dates: June 16 - July 29, 2018.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
The faculty member will:

  • Teach first-year and/or second-year Chinese language using the UNG program design and curriculum.
  • Teach comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing utilizing a communicative approach to language teaching which is compatible with the basic instructional philosophy of the SLI.
  • Prepare lessons which enhance students' understanding and appreciation of culture of countries where Chinese is spoken. Monitor and assess student work. Maintain appropriate student assessment records.
  • Supervise language tutors and resident tutors.
  • Work collaboratively with other SLI language instructors to design language appropriate activities.
  • Plan a language specific field trip to Atlanta.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Flexible; responsible; multi-tasker; adaptive in a fluid environment; creative; enthusiastic; active; engaged teaching methodology; positive attitude; patient; passionate; high-energy teaching style
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's degree in target Language, Literature, Linguistics, or Foreign Language Education (Language Pedagogy) with an emphasis in target language or closely related field at the time of appointment.
  • Experience teaching target language at the university level.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in the target language and English.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with campus constituencies.
  • Ability to teach in an intensive language setting.
  • Previous experience in intensive language program preferred.
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts


Special Instructions to Applicants:
If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups. 


Human Resources
University of North Georgia
(706) 864-1440

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Faculty Fellow Position in Chinese Language (Waterville, Maine)

Colby College seeks to fill a one year Faculty Fellow position in Chinese language within the East Asian Studies Department.  The successful applicant will teach Chinese language at all levels.  The Faculty Fellow position is for 4 courses per year.  Job responsibilities will begin September 1, 2018.  We are seeking a dynamic individual with demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.  Candidates must have at least an MA degree.  Ph. D and prior college level Chinese language teaching experience is preferred.  To apply for this position send a letter of application (cover letter) that explains your interest in and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and a representative sample of current scholarship via Interfolio at the following link,  Review of applications will begin February 10 and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:



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Faculty positions (rank open) teaching Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) (Kunshan/Suzhou/China)

Duke Kunshan University invites applications for faculty positions (rank open) teaching Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) in its Language and Culture Center. In summer 2018, DKU will launch an innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts undergraduate program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees. For this new program, Language and Culture Center faculty will provide Chinese language instruction to international students, faculty, and staff. Positions begin in summer 2018.

All candidates must have a graduate degree, MA or PhD, in a relevant field such as foreign language teaching (teaching Chinese or other languages), and have experience teaching Chinese or other languages. In addition to a mastery of written and spoken Chinese, candidates should also have strong English skills. Preference will be given to candidates who have also studied the following:
• Language learning (especially motivation and language learning strategies).
• Chinese culture (literature, history, etc.), especially relating to the culture of the Jiangnan region.
• Intercultural communication.

Preference will be given to candidates who, in addition to Mandarin/Putonghua and English, also speak other languages, including other major varieties of Chinese (e.g. Shanghainese, Suzhounese, Cantonese). Similarly, a record of scholarly activity, such as publication or conference presentation, while not essential, is an asset.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching/research statement, and three letters of reference. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online . The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using “Language and Culture Search” as the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled; priority will be given to applications received by January 1, 2017.

DKU is a partnership between Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (* The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train and a subway-light rail train system. DKU provides competitive compensation, benefits, and start-up packages.

As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.

*Duke Kunshan University (DKU) is accredited by the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People’s Republic of China. Duke University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) in the United States to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctorate degrees. Duke Kunshan University is not accredited by SACSCOC and the accreditation of Duke University does not extend to or include Duke Kunshan University or its students. Further, although Duke University agrees to accept certain course work from Duke Kunshan University to be applied toward an award from Duke University, that course work may not be accepted by other colleges or universities in transfer, even if it appears on a transcript from Duke University. The decision to accept course work in transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of credits or course work.



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BYU Chinese Flagship Faculty (Provo, Utah)

Job Title: Chinese Flagship Instructor – Visiting Faculty (2 positions)

Desired start date:  09/01/2018
Posting close date: 11/17/2018

Lead Flagship Instructor Information (Ph.D level)

Degree:  Ph.D. in Chinese language, linguistics, or related field.
Teaching experience at the college level, preferably at the advanced level. Teaching experience with computer-aided instruction and online resources. Will take a leadership role in working with advanced directed studies courses for Chinese Flagship students, independent study courses, and Chinese for special purposes.
This position has a key role in the Chinese Flagship Program. The incumbent will teach advanced language courses in the Chinese Flagship Program and will be involved in departmental development activities. Will assist in training new Flagship faculty. Will hire, supervise and train other Flagship graduate assistants, tutors and student instructors. Will be involved in interviewing and selecting students for program participation. Will provide feedback about student progress and language proficiency of each participant.
For more information about the Chinese Flagship Center, please visit our website at

Flagship Instructor Information (MA level)

Degree:  MA in Chinese language, linguistics, or related field.
Teaching experience at the college level, preferably at the advanced level. Teaching experience with computer-aided instruction and online resources. Will work collaboratively with lead instructor in working with advanced conversation and debate courses for Chinese Flagship students, independent study courses as needed and will teach pre-advanced and early students as well.
This position has an important role in the Chinese Flagship Program. The incumbent will teach advanced conversation and debate courses in the Chinese Flagship Program and will be involved in departmental development activities. Will work closely with other Flagship faculty in meeting the academic needs of Flagship students. Will be involved in interviewing and selecting students for program participation. Will provide feedback about student progress and language proficiency of each participant.

For more information about the Chinese Flagship Center, please visit our website at


NOTE: YOU MUST submit a formal application at the above website. We will not accept CVs to an email as they will not be considered.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the contact information for three recommenders on the faculty application. They may be contacted and required to submit their letters of reference electronically at some point during the selection process.
Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to the faculty application.
Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability