Macalester College, Asian Languages & Cultures
Professor of Chinese
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Macalester College announces an opening for a tenure-track position in Chinese, rank open, beginning Fall, 2013. Applicants should have a Ph.D. at the time of application in the field of Chinese literature, linguistics, or related subjects, possess native or near-native proficiency in Chinese, and demonstrate ability and commitment to teach all levels of language. Scholarly promise, college teaching experience, an interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of Chinese culture, and knowledge of current pedagogical methodologies are desirable. The teaching responsibilities will involve both language and literature or culture courses.
We seek applicants who can contribute to the broader intellectual life of the College, which may include involvement in such activities as cross-listing courses with other departments, first year courses or faculty seminars. Successful applicants may also contribute to the advancement of one or more of the College’s interdisciplinary programs.
Send letter of application, CV, a brief statement of philosophy on teaching at a liberal arts college, sample syllabi of language and culture courses, and three letters of reference to www.academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1771. Questions regarding the application should be directed to Katie Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received before or on October 1, 2012 will receive primary consideration.
Macalester College is a selective, private liberal arts college in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, whose vital and diverse urban communities offer multiple opportunities for faculty and student engagement. The College enrolls over 1800 students from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia and almost 80 countries. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve a diverse workforce, the College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research in a liberal arts setting, committed to working with students of diverse backgrounds. All faculty at Macalester are expected to help sustain the College’s distinctive mission of educational excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.