Assistant Professor of Chinese and Asian Studies

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Company Description:

Named one of the top 10 most innovative colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher College has also been recognized as a College that Changes Lives. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Goucher is a private, coed, liberal arts college dedicated to teaching students to be complex problem solvers who are prepared for the jobs of the future. A Goucher education focuses on creating lifelong learners through an interdisciplinary, international education that requires 100% of students to study abroad. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.


Job Description:

Goucher College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chinese and Asian Studies, in the Center of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, starting in August 2021. We are looking to hire someone who has native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, and who has experience teaching Mandarin Chinese as a foreign language, and is able to teach Mandarin Chinese language courses from the beginning to the upper intermediate levels as well as other courses in their field(s) of specialization, and possibly general education courses.



A commitment to teaching excellence and teaching experience are required. The candidate's field of specialization is open and we are especially interested in faculty who are engaged with the fields of Sinophone Studies and can bring new approaches to expand upon our existing Asia-related courses in History, Political Science, and Philosophy. The successful candidate will also play an integral role in shaping a planned Asian Studies minor and will sustain an active research agenda. The position requires completion of a Ph.D. before the time of appointment. The standard teaching load is 20 credits, or typically five courses, per year.


Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit the following materials:

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • A cover letter that covers research and teaching interests
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • A statement detailing how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and the curriculum, and demonstrates their ability to work across diverse groups and contribute to inclusivity in the campus community
  • Three reference letters
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts will be accepted at the time of application. Official graduate transcripts must be provided at the time of hire.

Candidates should submit their materials via The deadline for submission is March 8, 2021. Questions should be directed to Evan Dawley, Associate Professor of History.

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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