Assistant Professor of Chinese (2-year term)
- Grinnell College
- Location details
- Grinnell, Iowa
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Film and media studies, Linguistics, Literature, non-English
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
- Academic Hiring Standards
- Hiring standards
GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Chinese and Japanese invites applications for a 2-year appointment in Chinese beginning Fall 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. The field of specialization is open, but we are especially interested in the candidates with expertise in Chinese literature (modern specialist preferred), Chinese Cinema, Chinese Linguistics, or in Chinese Pedagogy. Candidates are expected to describe their strategy for building an inclusive classroom composed of students from diverse backgrounds. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters, which includes four language courses and one content course in the candidate’s field of specialization.
Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 11, 2022. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Qiaomei Tang, at ChineseSearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-3173.
Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.
An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.