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 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.