Connecticut College visiting position


MAY 16, 2017
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The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Connecticut College invites applications for a four-course visiting lecturership in Mandarin Chinese for AY 2017-2018. The successful candidate will design and teach the yearlong CHI 401-402 course sequence on Advanced Chinese independently, and co-teach CHI 201-202 Intensive Intermediate Chinese following lesson plans that will be provided for. Each course or course portion meets weekly for two 75-minute classes, for a period of 14 weeks, between August 29 and December 11, 2017 (fall), and between January 22 and May 9, 2018 (spring). CHI 401-402 enroll both pre- and post-study away students and will be operated as a dual-track course.

Applicants must have a M.A. or a Ph.D. in a field related to Chinese language teaching and learning, demonstrate near-native speaking and writing proficiencies (able to use both the traditional and simplified scripts), and have preferably had college teaching experience in Chinese. Applicants must also have authorization to work in the United States. Interested educators or graduate students living within commuting distance to New London, CT are welcome to send in a letter of interest, an updated CV, and two letters of recommendation to Prof. Yibing Huang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review will begin immediately, until the position is filled.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.