Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese

Job description

Lafayette College: Faculty Positions: Foreign Languages and Literatures Location

Easton, PA

Open Date

Apr 18, 2019


The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Lafayette College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Chinese for the 2019-2020 academic year. Area of specialization open. The appointment will begin July 1, 2019. The teaching load is 3/3.


The College seeks a dynamic teacher to teach Chinese language courses at all levels of the undergraduate Chinese program. Experience in teaching Chinese language courses in a North American university and the ability to contribute to the Asian Studies program are preferred.
• ABD or Ph.D. at time of interview.
• Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a statement outlining your teaching philosophy to As part of your cover letter, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the college’s diversity statement (

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This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. The College seeks to promote diversity in its many manifestations. These include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and place of origin.   




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Posted: 4/24/2019
Application Due: 6/23/2019
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