Furman University’s Department of Asian Studies seeks a Visiting Chinese Language Instructor for a three-year contract, with the possibility of renewal. We seek a charismatic classroom teacher interested in participating in the dynamic growth of the Asian Studies program.
Candidates should have a Master’s degree or higher in Chinese language, Chinese linguistics, or related field; a strong passion for teaching Chinese language at all levels, native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, and demonstrated training and experience Teaching Chinese as A Foreign Language. The Instructor joins a dedicated team of Chinese language specialists, and will help expand the Chinese language program. Responsibilities include teaching five courses per year, hosting co-curricular activities that support language learning, and participating in public outreach activities.
Submit one PDF of your CV, Cover Letter and Diversity Statement. Please indicate your last name on the PDF.
The Diversity Statement should describe how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.
Three letters of recommendation should be submitted to email@example.com through Interfolio or directly to Dr. Zhang.
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Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: R000405
About Furman University
Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives. Our recently-launched strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, promises students an individualized four-year pathway facilitated by team of mentors and infused with a rich and varied set of high impact experiences outside the classroom that include undergraduate research, study away, internships, community-focused learning, and opportunities to engage across differences.
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