Position Detail

Visiting Lecturer in Chinese (#824)

Date Posted:
03/04/2019
Type/Department:
Faculty in Asian Studies
Search Status:
Search Is Open - Accepting Applications
Applications Due:
03/20/2019
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The Asian Studies Program at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable Visiting Lecturer in Chinese beginning Fall 2019 with competitive salary and benefits. The position requires teaching four courses per year, participating in co-curricular activities for the Chinese program, and contributing to the learning community.

Applicants are expected to have at least a Master’s degree in Chinese language, education, linguistics or a related field with native or near native proficiency in Chinese and English, and experience teaching Chinese language at the college level. Candidates with innovative pedagogical approaches to teaching Chinese as a foreign language and experience teaching advanced level Chinese courses, particularly content-oriented courses such as Business Chinese, Teaching Chinese through Film or News Reports, and Translation (from English to Chinese or/and Chinese to English) are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications must be made on-line at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu by submitting the following: 1) letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae, 3) complete sets of teaching evaluations from two different Chinese courses (as one pdf); 4) one teaching demonstration video; 5) teaching philosophy and a course syllabus prepared by you that illustrates this philosophy and; 6) a statement on mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. Electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted. Review of applications will begin March 20, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquires to Professor Ying Wang, Search Committee Chair, yingwang@mtholyoke.edu.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.