Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in Chinese

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The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty appointment in Chinese Studies (https://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/chinese-studies) to begin in August 2024. This is a one-year appointment. Candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English, a PhD or ABD with expertise in Chinese literature and culture, and experience teaching Chinese language at the college level in the U.S. Preference will be given to candidates who can also offer courses on Chinese literature and Chinese culture from interdisciplinary perspectives.

Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. 

Qualifications

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. PhD or ABD in related fields and experience teaching Mandarin at the college level in the U.S. required.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, graduate transcripts, two confidential letters of recommendation, and a link to a recent video of yourself teaching elementary or intermediate Mandarin (preferably in person, but remotely is acceptable). Provide information about the location of the class and the level of the students in your video, the topic(s) that your lesson covered, and the learning goals you had for the students in that class.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or service would support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/mission). The College values cultural and intellectual pluralism as integral to this mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program. Thus, your application should highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/145314.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Questions about this search may be directed to Professor Ji Hao, jhao@holycross.edu. 

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,100 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate an enduring commitment to academic excellence and who embrace the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.


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