Fudan Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

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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 Applicant Documents Required Documents
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    Posted: 5/23/2019
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