Chinese Lecturer - Part-Time Renewable (March 2019)

Job description


The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a part-time Chinese lecturer position to begin in late August 2019. This position is annually renewable, if there is need.  Responsibilities include teaching Chinese language at all levels and active involvement with departmental activities.

Founded in 1749 and located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Washington and Lee University offers a unique academic setting of arts and sciences, commerce and law, and is consistently ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges. Washington and Lee University is deeply committed to building a multicultural educational environment and culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.


Master's degree or higher in Chinese language, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, linguistics or related fields; native or near-native fluency in both Chinese and English; demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese at the college level.


Applications should include the following items: a cover letter that includes a web-accessible link to a 20-minute video of your teaching demo, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.

Please submit your application at Review of applications will begin on April 8, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view, interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working environment for all through open and substantive dialogue. 




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Posted: 3/18/2019
Application Due: 5/17/2019
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