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Associate/Full Professor in Chinese (Tempe, AZ)

Arizona State University
School of International Letters and Cultures

The East Asian program in the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University is seeking a full-time, 9-month faculty member at the rank of Associate or Full Professor tenured in Chinese literature and culture, field and time period of research open. The successful candidate will contribute to curriculum development in Chinese language, literature, and culture; teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level on the Tempe campus; supervise honors, masters and doctoral students; conduct research and publish in top-tier journals and presses; participate in professional and university service. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. The Chinese program hosts a NSEP Chinese Flagship immersion program and has a thriving and strong graduate program. SILC’s programs are increasing in size and excellence at a robust rate, and we seek a candidate who excels in both research and teaching to help advance the School’s programs to national prominence. Applicants at advanced Associate or Full Professor level are encouraged to apply. Anticipated start date is August 2020. For further information on the hire, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Teacher – Chinese: Maternity Leave Replacement (NY)
 
Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive preK-12 independent school serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs. Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECFS offers a rich and challenging curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A co-ed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students from PreK to 12 on two campuses — one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. The middle school, located in the Bronx, is composed of approximately 400 students.

Fieldston Middle School is looking for an outstanding, experienced, middle school Chinese teacher, who is excited to work in a progressive school and in a highly collaborative environment to serve as a long-term sub for three levels of Chinese -6th, 7th, and 8th.

Responsibilities include teaching a full-time course load of 3 sections; serving as an advisor to a group of 10-12 students, working as a member of a grade-level interdisciplinary team, attending faculty meetings, and other shared middle school responsibilities.

Ideal candidates will be energized by employing a range of pedagogical approaches and will be excited by the opportunity to teach a diverse student body in a values based community. We are looking for candidates who have also demonstrated a commitment to addressing issues of equity, belonging, and privilege, within and outside the classroom. A passion for working with middle school students, a flexible attitude, a commitment to lifelong learning, and a sense of humor are essential.

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Tenure-track position in Chinese Studies (Memphis, TN)
 
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese Studies to begin Fall of 2020. Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on modern Chinese and/or Sinophone literature. Native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English is required. The successful candidate must demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts college and will be expected to maintain an active research program. Research will be supported by start-up funds. Possibilities for additional research support include summer research funds and travel funds. Collaborative research and teaching opportunities exist with several interdisciplinary programs, including Asian Studies, Film and Media Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies, among others. Teaching responsibilities will include five courses a year from the following: basic and intermediate language courses, upper-level research and seminar courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, and literature courses in translation. Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in Chinese Studies or a related field by July 2020.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country’s most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and cultural center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area. (http://www.rhodes.edu/content/liberal-arts-city)

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination. (https://handbook.rhodes.edu/employee-handbook/employment-policies/anti-discrimination-and-harassment-policy)
Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu. A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) the names and contact information for three references; 4) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. The online application system will solicit letters electronically from the candidate’s recommenders, once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and all other required application materials have been submitted. Review of completed applications will begin October 21 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.
 
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Lecturer Pool – Mandarin Language – East Asian Languages & Cultures (Location: Berkeley, CA)
 
Open date: September 16th, 2019
Next review date: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Sep 11, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach elementary, intermediate, or advanced courses in Mandarin language should a need arise during Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, attending appropriate meetings, and interacting with students outside of class time via email and/or bCourses.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the Program is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time

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Senior Preceptor in Chinese (Cambridge, MA)
 
The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University seeks applications for the position of Senior Preceptor in Chinese Language beginning July 1, 2020. The senior preceptor’s responsibilities will include acting as instructor in charge of one level of Chinese taught at Harvard, between elementary and advanced; training and supervising instructors in the Chinese program; and assisting the Director in administration of the Chinese Language Program. The position is for five years and renewable, contingent upon performance, enrollments, and curricular need.
The Senior Preceptor is also expected to serve as the Resident Director for Harvard Summer School’s (HSS’s) intensive Chinese language study abroad program: helping to recruit, hire, and manage faculty and staff; serving as course head for one level; and coordinating curricular and extracurricular activities on-site for the duration of the program. The Senior Preceptor will also work throughout the year with HSS staff on the program’s administrative tasks. These include, but are not limited to: marketing, recruiting, and communication with prospective students; facilitating program admissions and orientation; completing an annual report in consultation with the Director; coordinating and negotiating with HSS and the program’s host institution; managing mass mailings in coordination with Summer School staff; and other duties as needed. The Resident Director position is a separate, annual appointment through the Harvard Summer School.

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Part-time Lecturer in Chinese (Medford, MA)
 
Application accepted until Nov. 1, 2019
International Literary and Cultural Studies, Tufts University: Chinese Language
Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

The Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer in Chinese language instruction for the spring semester 2020, with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include Chinese language instruction at various levels and curriculum related activities.
 
Qualifications:
The candidate should have native or near native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and good command of English; experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Mandarin Chinese, preferably at the college level in the U.S.; commitment to language teaching and curriculum innovation. A college degree is required with a MA desired.
 
Application requirements:
All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at apply.interfolio.com/68574 . Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Mingquan Wang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.
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Chinese Language Lecturer (Princeton, NJ)
 
Princeton University. The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for full- or part-time Chinese language lecturer positions that may become available beginning September 1, 2020 or January 16, 2021. Possibility of renewal is contingent upon satisfactory performance and sufficient course enrollments.

We seek candidates with a minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in disciplines such as Chinese linguistics, Chinese language pedagogy, Chinese history, Chinese literature, or related fields. Ph.D. is preferred.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest, contact information for at least three references, and candidates must provide a web link to a 30-50 minute video of the candidate’s Chinese language teaching. Submission of a writing sample is optional (e.g., publications in Chinese or English, a dissertation chapter). Reference letters will be requested after a telephone interview. In-person interviews will be held at the ACTFL Convention in Washington, D.C. in November.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be conducted until any positions are filled.

These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.
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Assistant Professor in Chinese (Teaching Stream) Full-time (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
 
The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications for a teaching stream tenure track position in Chinese Language, Literature and Culture at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and to provide creative educational leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation in the classroom and at the level of programs. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in Chinese with a substantial record of teaching experience in Chinese language and Chinese literature, and native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English are required. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses and have a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success. The successful candidate will demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to teaching innovation. A record of pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning is preferred as is experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Maria João Dodman, Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

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Professor-of-Practice in Chinese Language Program (New Orleans, LA) 

The School of Liberal Arts/Asian Studies Program at Tulane University invites applicants for the position of Professor-of-Practice in Chinese Language with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position, 9-month appointment. The position is non-tenure-track, renewable every three years contingent upon satisfactory performance and available resources. The teaching load is 3 and 3, and the person is expected to assist with the Chinese language tutoring program and participate in Asian Studies program-related activities. The Asian Studies program at Tulane offers an undergraduate major and minor as well as a minor in Chinese Language

Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree required (Ph.D. preferred) in the area of teaching as a foreign language
  • Native, or near-native ability in Chinese and Englis
  • At least two years prior experience in teaching Chinese at the college/university leve
  • Proficiency in using technology for language instructio
  • Experience in proficiency-oriented and task-based teaching


Application Instructions
To apply, go to https://apply.interfolio.com/67155 and complete the form. You will be asked to submit the following electronically: 1) current curriculum vitae; 2) a cover letter, addressed to the Chair, Asian Studies Faculty Search Committee, which should include personal philosophy of foreign language teaching; 3) Sample lesson plans, copies of teaching evaluations, and the names and contact information of three references.
Application deadline is October 19, 2019.

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Studies (Atlanta, GA)
 
The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in modern and contemporary Chinese Studies to begin Fall 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in modern and contemporary Chinese literature, cultural studies, or related field. Current Ph.D. candidates should confirm in their cover letters that their Ph.D. will be awarded by August 1, 2020. Candidates must demonstrate an active research agenda and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and to development of graduate programming. The Department is particularly interested in candidates working across genres and media or whose scholarship is inter-disciplinary and inter-regional (within East Asia and beyond).

The successful candidate will play an important part in the development of the Chinese program within the Department. Teaching responsibilities are normally two courses per semester and will include survey courses in modern Chinese literature, courses in the candidate’s research specialization and others as dictated by curricular need. Candidates will also adhere to best practices and demonstrate an ability to advance Emory College’s goals of diversity and inclusion. Native or near native proficiency in both English and Chinese is required.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, C.V., short writing sample or published paper, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/65692. Please also include a statement outlining the candidate’s experience and vision for teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Maria Franca Sibau (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and the Chinese Modern and Contemporary Chinese Studies Search Committee, Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
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