Chinese Language Teacher – Short-term (Los Angeles, CA)
Description of position

If you are interested, please apply at under the careers section. Harvard-Westlake, a coed, independent school in Los Angeles serving nearly 1600 students in grades 7-12, seeks to hire an exceptional and highly qualified educator to teach Chinese.

The opening is: A full-time short-term (October 19th to March 1st) substitute position at our Middle School (teaching Chinese I, II, and IIIH to students in grade 7-9). The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to deliver rich and effective language lessons, including speaking, reading, writing and grammatical skills; to work in a team environment; to teach a diverse group of students, including native and non-native Chinese speakers.

Teachers will be asked to: implement pre-existing syllabi, homework assignments, and materials in coordination with departmental colleagues for vertical and horizontal integration of curriculum; evaluate and grade students’ class performance, including assignments, assessments and papers; utilize a learning management platform to develop online course materials and learning tools; initiate, facilitate and moderate classroom discussions in the Chinese language to enhance students’ social and academic language skills; maintain student attendance records, grades and school administration documents as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations; work with students individually to evaluate learners’ verbal and grammatical difficulties, develop approaches to solving them, and ways to test their grammatical development; confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to address the progress of students’ linguistic development;

Assistant Professor in Translation and Interpreting (Hong Kong)

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion. DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES Assistant Professor in Translation and Interpreting (Ref. 20070309) The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. One of the core missions of the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies is to promote and develop studies of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese contexts. It has built a reputation in Applied Chinese Language Studies, and seeks to extend its strength in areas like Bilingualism (including Translation and Interpreting), Intercultural Communication and East Asian Studies. Another mission of the Department is to offer profession-oriented programmes that meet the career aspirations of young adults in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Greater China. It offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programmes in Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Speech Therapy, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Translating & Interpreting, and Bilingual Corporate Communication. It also offers courses in Korean/Japanese language and culture at bachelor’s level. Within the Department, there is a Centre for Translation Studies, a PolyU-PekingU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, a Speech Therapy Unit, and a Research Centre for Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience. The Department has over 40 full-time academic and teaching staff members. More information about the CBS Department may be found at

The appointee will be required to (a) engage in teaching and related learning activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) assume an important role in curriculum design and development; (c) undertake academic research in his/her area of expertise, including but not limited to making applications for external research grants; (d) provide administrative support for academic development and departmental objectives, and play an active role in programme management; (e) render professional service to the discipline and/or the community at large; and (f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant disci

The Wabash College Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a Byron K. Trippet tenure-track assistant professor of Chinese and Asian Studies, to start July 1, 2017. Research area open. We seek a generalist who can teach courses in both Chinese language and Asian Studies. Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment, native/near-native fluency in Chinese and English, and evidence of excellence in teaching required.

The successful candidate must be dedicated to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting with a diverse student body, to ongoing scholarship, and to developing and leading a successful Asian Studies program. Teaching load is six courses per year, balanced between language and topics in Asian Studies, and including periodic contributions to all-college courses. Expectations include teaching a broad range of courses, leading short-term study trips for students, and seeking out cross-disciplinary opportunities.

The salary is competitive and generous faculty development support is available. Applications, including cover letter, vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, names and e-mail addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation, and a teaching statement, may be submitted at Review of materials will begin October 31. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Brian Tucker (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The College 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 in a diverse, multicultural world. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.

Job Announcement: National University of Singapore

Chinese; English; Translation: Asst/Assoc / Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Employer: National University of Singapore
                 Department of Chinese Studies

Job Location: Singapore, Singapore

Title: Asst Prof / Assoc Prof (Tenure track) or Lecturer / Sr Lecturer (Educator track)

Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor
         Senior Lecturer

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Language Specialty: Chinese, Mandarin
Job Description:
The Department of Chinese Studies of the National University of Singapore invites applications at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor level (Tenure track) or Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor level (Educator track) in 2016-17:

Chinese Translation.

We invite applicants with research and teaching specialisation in Translation to apply for this position. Preference will be given to those who are translating and interpreting practitioners. Applicants for this position should have a PhD in Translation or a related field. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to a) teaching Translation and Interpretation (Chinese – English, English – Chinese) (which also include computer-assisted translation and literary translation) at undergraduate level; b) providing supervision to students in Translation; c) undertaking research in Translation. S/he should possess native-speaking, or near native-speaking, competence in both Chinese and English to teach and conduct research in this area of translation.

For appointment to Associate Professor (Tenure track), candidates must demonstrate a track record of significant publications and successful teaching. NUS is a leading university in Asia which provides rich resources and opportunities for research, competitive remuneration and generous benefits, including subsidized housing and medical coverage.

The closing date is 15 November 2016. For application details, please visit:
Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2016

Contact Name: Lillian Low

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The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a one-year (renewable) Lecturer appointment in modern Chinese language to start in calendar year 2017, with a preferred start date of July 1, 2017.

Responsibilities include teaching in a comprehensive program in Chinese-language studies at both beginning and advanced levels of the language. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Chinese and previous language teaching experience at the college level. An M.A. degree or equivalent is required. A Ph.D. in a related field is desirable, but not mandatory.

To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website,, select requisition #03090, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample syllabi. Three letters of recommendation are also required.

Letters of recommendation should be uploaded by the recommenders to the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website. However, if this is not possible the Department can accept letters of recommendation from the recommenders as signed pdfs or from a portfolio service if they are emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Upon request, applicants should be prepared to provide a video demonstrating their classroom teaching.

Application deadline: All materials must be received by Friday, November 28, 2016.

For information on the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, please go to

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or emai This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with their request.

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) Chinese Language (New York)
Job Vacancy Notice

Job Title: Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) Chinese Language
Location: Hunter College
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Chinese Division of the Department of Classical and Oriental Studies of Hunter College, City University of New York, invites applications for a Certificate of Continuous Employment-track lecturer position in Chinese language and pedagogy to perform teaching and related faculty functions. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2017.

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Minimum requirements are a doctoral degree in second language acquisition, linguistics, applied linguistics, foreign language education, or instructional technology and at least three years experience of teaching Chinese on the college level. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English. Evidence of commitment to and achievement in dynamic and effective language teaching and pedagogy as well as program coordination is essential; expertise in the areas of computer-assisted instruction and instructional technology is a plus.

Commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range for this title (currently $45,329-$55,864).
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Applications must be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website ( and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Listings, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID number. The required material, as stated on the CUNYfirst vacancy notice, for the application package must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The search will remain open until the position is filled.

CUNY is an AA/EO/IRCA/ADA Employer

Dept. of Global Languages and Literatures, Assistant Professor, Chinese Language and Culture (Bridgewater, MA)

The Department of Global Languages and Literatures at Bridgewater State University is committed to helping students develop an in-depth understanding of foreign languages, literatures, linguistics, cultures, and civilizations. The department prepares students to be engaged international citizens who enlist foreign language skills and knowledge to succeed in a variety of careers and intellectual disciplines in an increasingly globalized world.

In addition to offering introductory level language courses in 10 different languages, the department offers an undergraduate major and minor in Spanish, a Spanish major with a concentration in Secondary Education, and a minor in Portuguese.

Bridgewater State University is a four-year comprehensive university in southeastern Massachusetts, serving over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students via opportunities for close student/faculty interaction and a commitment to social justice. Two-thirds of our students are first-generation college students, students of color, and/or Pell Grant recipients.
BSU is committed to the achievement of academic excellence by students from diverse backgrounds. BSU is primarily a teaching institution with ample opportunity for research (especially in collaboration with students).

We invite applications for the full time, tenure track position of Assistant Professor, Chinese Language and Literatures. The ideal candidate will be able to teach all levels of Chinese language courses as well as introductory level courses in Japanese. The candidate should be able to teach new offerings in Chinese literature, culture, and other areas of expertise, including writing and/or speaking intensive courses. The candidate is also expected to maintain an active research agenda and engage in University service.

Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, advising and working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity. They should also have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, work collaboratively, have evidence of on-going scholarly activity and engage students in faculty-student research as well as a commitment to public higher education.

Required Qualifications: PhD by time of appointment in East Asian Languages and Literatures or related field; native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English; experience teaching Chinese and Japanese.

Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

Applications are accepted online. Please visit our job site at for full position details and to submit an application.

Middlebury’s internationally renowned Chinese School seeks a visionary leader with tenure credentials, extensive language teaching experience, experience with communicative competency-based language instruction and assessment, and demonstrated administrative ability.

During the summer the Director is responsible for overseeing the instructional and co-curricular program on-site; during the academic year s/he evaluates and hires faculty, publicizes the program, recruits students, oversees the admissions process, and attends one on-campus winter meeting. As part of the terms of a negotiated contract, the successful candidate will spend all or part of the upcoming summer of 2017 at our Vermont campus as an instructor and observing the operation of the School, meeting with the outgoing director as well as the School faculty, staff and other directors, and planning for the following year. As director-designate, the candidate will in most cases teach. The three-year term director appointment will begin September 1, 2017.

In addition to the salary, lodging and a complete meal plan will be provided. This position is for the summer 2017.


Applicants for this position should be faculty members with tenure or tenurable credentials in an established program. Candidates with extensive language teaching, administrative experience, and leadership ability will receive strongest consideration.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin on September 22, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation. Preliminary interviewing will take place at ACTFL (Boston, November 2016). Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect applications. Email and paper applications will not be accepted.

This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Chinese Language Lecturer (Princeton, NJ)
Princeton University

The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for Chinese language lecturer positions that may become available beginning September 2017. We seek candidates with backgrounds in disciplines such as Chinese linguistics, literature, history, or foreign language teaching. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching interest. All applicants must also submit a video of Chinese language teaching between 30 to 50 minutes long. The teaching demo is preferred to be accessible online with the link attached at the end of your resume. A writing sample is optional (e.g., a dissertation chapter). Reference letters will be requested after a telephone interview. Applicants must apply online at

Essential Qualifications
Requirements include native or near-native fluency in Chinese; teaching experience; and Ph.D., ABD, or M.A. in Chinese linguistics, literature, history or relevant discipline. The review of applications will begin in mid-October 2016. Preliminary interviews will be held at CLTA conferences in November 2016 in Boston.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

A top-ranking, top-performing Chicago charter school network, UCSN operates 12 elementary schools, two high schools and one K-12 school, serving more than 8,000 students. We believe that all students deserve the opportunity to realize their highest potential. Increasing in diversity but rooted in Hispanic communities, our educational model is anchored by strong parent partnerships, structured learning environments, rigorous curriculum, and an individualized approach that develops and empowers our students. For us, academic success is not a hope; it is an expectation.

In this role, the person hired would be teaching Mandarin to high school students full-time.

For more information and details on how to apply, please visit: