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Assistant Professor of Instruction in Chinese language

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY and the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures invite applications for a full-time, benefits eligible, non-tenure track, Assistant Professor of Instruction in Chinese language to begin September 1, 2023. The successful candidate will work with existing faculty members in the Chinese Language Program and must be able to teach the novice to advanced Chinese language courses for both heritage and non-heritage language learners. Duties include a six course teaching load (typically two courses per quarter) at all levels for heritage and non-heritage learners.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. Degree by the time of appointment in foreign language pedagogy, second language education, Chinese language/linguistics, applied linguistics, or other related fields, teaching experience in U.S. higher education, native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English. More information on the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures can be found at http://www.alc.northwestern.edu/.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi and teaching evaluations), teaching statement, and three references. For full consideration, an unedited video recording of the applicant's classroom teaching demonstration should be made available electronically.  Questions may be addressed to: asianlac@northwestern.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of applications will start on Nov. 11, 2022.

We are not accepting new applications at this time. 

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