Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese Language and Culture

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Earlham College Department of Languages and Cultures invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese Language and Culture, beginning July 2021.

The successful candidate will typically teach three courses per semester: two Chinese language courses and one course in the area of his/her/their specialization or interest. The candidate will oversee the Chinese language program, including Chinese cultural activities on campus.

The candidate must hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment, demonstrate highly successful skills in teaching Chinese at all levels, and specialize in language teaching, linguistics, literature, or related fields with native or near native competency in Chinese and English. It is possible that a candidate who is ABD will be considered. A strong commitment to teaching Chinese to undergraduates is essential. In addition to language courses, the candidate must be able to teach Chinese linguistics, literature, or other arts courses in English.

Application instructions

A complete application will include the following:

  1. Cover letter that addresses the candidate’s interests, qualifications and experience;
  2. Curriculum vitae;
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy that addresses the candidate’s commitment to and experience creating an inclusive classroom environment for students from a range of diverse backgrounds;
  4. Graduate transcripts;
  5. Three letters of reference.

Application materials 1-4 should be sent by email in a single PDF file to Terri Hardy ([email protected]).

Candidates should arrange for references to send their letters separately to Terri Hardy ([email protected]).

Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

For additional information or/and any questions email Kari Kalve ([email protected])

About Earlham College

Earlham College is a selective national Quaker liberal arts college. Excellence in teaching is central to our mission at Earlham. The college is dedicated to providing its students with an outstanding education that includes a commitment to global and multicultural perspectives and experiences, both on-campus and off-campus, and actively encourages and supports faculty research and professional development, as well as student-faculty collaborative research, and does so in the context of an undergraduate institution that emphasizes teaching excellence.

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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