Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor Appointment in Chinese and Humanities

Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor appointment in Chinese and Humanities, with possible third year renewal. Beginning August 2022. Candidates should have native or near-native fluency in standard Mandarin and English, and a Ph.D. in premodern Chinese Literature or a related field in hand or near completion. The successful candidate will teach five courses a year, split between Chinese language classes at all levels, courses in Chinese literature, and two interdisciplinary courses with a pre-set syllabus (Chinese Humanities). They may also be asked to advise year-long senior theses. Above all, we seek candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and are engaged in a lively and serious program of scholarship. Reed College is a community that values cultural diversity and inclusive educational practices as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your cover letter, please describe the ways in which your past and current teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service have supported these values. Please also convey the ways in which your work at Reed will support the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity and anti-racism statements. Please send a cover letter, CV, one sample syllabus for an upper-division, non-survey literature course, to Jing Jiang, Chair, Search Committee in Chinese and Humanities at Please also have three letters of recommendation ready upon request during the second phase of the search. Priority will be given to applications received by February 15, 2022. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

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