Chinese Lecturer (Faculty Wage)

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-04-02
Req: R0004665

The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a non-tenure track, part-time, Lecturer position in Mandarin Chinese language beginning fall 2019 with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2019.  The position is a one-year appointment.

Responsibilities include teaching one course per semester, and active involvement in program matters.  Compensation will take the form of wages. 

We seek a strong language instructor, to teach during the academic year, with experience teaching both non-heritage and heritage students at all levels.  Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English, teaching experience, and have a least a Master’s or higher academic degree in one of the following:  Chinese linguistics, literature, history, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience at all levels of Chinese language at the university level in the United States.  Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction is highly desirable. 

To apply, please complete an application online at and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter and complete contact information for three professional references. Search on requisition number: R0004665.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Brandi Shifflett at [email protected] or 434-243-4095.

The University will perform backgrounds checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment. (FSAKA)

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 4/3/2019
Application Due: 6/2/2019
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