Fudan Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

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DePaul University

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Fudan Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

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Academic Year 2019-2020 Responsibilities
The Department of Modern Languages at DePaul University seeks a professor of Chinese Language and Literature from Fudan University to fill a non-renewable ten-month visiting professor position. The appointment will be from September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.
Work Expectations:
1. Teaching: the visiting professor will teach a total of 6 courses (2 in the autumn quarter, 2 in the winter quarter, and 2 in the spring quarter). These will be three 3rd-year Chinese language courses and three advanced-level courses within the person's expertise (e.g. CHN 319: Contemporary Chinese Literature). One of the three advanced courses can be taught in English to benefit a broader audience.
2. Lectures and participation in program events: (1) the visiting professor will give at least one lecture during the academic year on content within his/her expertise to interested audiences on campus; and (2) the visiting professor will attend events organized by the Chinese Studies program and assist in organizing events as needed.
3. Fudan-DePaul Liaison: the visiting professor will provide assistance to strengthen and expand the department-, college- and university-level collaborative relationship between Fudan University and DePaul University.
Required Qualifications
Candidates must have: 1) demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, 2) a good command of English, and 3) active research agenda, and 4) a Ph.D. in Chinese Language and/or Literature.
Applicants should submit a CV and a letter explaining the applicant's qualifications. Random reference check in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature may be conducted. Finalists will be required to have a phone or Internet interview. The deadline for applications is: May 24. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Dr. Li Jin ([email protected]), Director, Chinese Studies Program.
Preferred Qualifications Posting Number Full-time Faculty 286Posting Close Date 05/27/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary

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        Posted: 5/23/2019
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