Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Culture

Sewanee, Tennessee
May 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Asian Studies Program of The University of the South, located in Tennessee, seeks applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in Chinese language and culture to begin August 2017, with the possible extension for a second year. Teaching load for this position is six courses per year. In the fall, the person will teach the first semesters of the 100- and 200-level Chinese language courses, as well as "Gender and Sexuality in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture." In the spring, the person will teach the second semesters of the language sequences and one course in the area of Chinese (or Asian) literature, film, and culture, based on the instructor's expertise.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or be ABD and show evidence of effective classroom teaching. 

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, course evaluations (if available), graduate transcript (unofficial accepted), and at least three letters of recommendation through the application portal at: Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. 

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau. 

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.