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Part-Time Chinese Instructor

Company:
Washington and Lee University
Job Location:
Category:
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a part-time Chinese Instructor position to begin in late August 2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year, with the possibility of renewal based on funding and performance. This position carries a 4-course teaching load distributed over Fall and Winter terms (12 weeks each). Responsibilities include teaching Chinese language at all levels and active involvement with departmental activities.

W&L promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in teaching and for vigorous scholarship. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.

Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in Chinese language, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, linguistics or related fields; native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English; demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese at the college level.

Application Instructions

Required Application Materials:

Applications should include the following items: a cover letter (please include a web-accessible link to a 20-minute video of your teaching demo), a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

Please submit your application at: http://apply.interfolio.com/140929. Review of applications will begin on Monday, March 25, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1749 and located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Washington and Lee University offers a unique academic setting of arts and sciences, commerce and law, and is consistently ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges. W&L promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in teaching and for vigorous scholarship. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia. 

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