Visiting Assistant Professor, Chinese Language

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-25
Req: R0003085
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Job Description Summary

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures seeks applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese language, beginning July 2021. We seek candidates who have a commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or ABD status) in Chinese linguistics, second-language pedagogy, or a related area. We seek a candidate with native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, and experience in teaching Chinese language courses of all levels as well as for specific purposes at the university level. A strong grounding in proficiency-oriented teaching is preferred. The candidate will be expected to teach six courses per year or the equivalent. The Department will conduct a search for a renewable position at the Assistant Teaching Professor rank in Spring 2022.

Job Description:

Interested applicants should apply via the University’s career website at: The application should be submitted as ONE PDF file. A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement that addresses the candidate’s commitment to creating an inclusive classroom environment for students from a range of diverse backgrounds, two sample syllabi, a lesson plan, and a 30-minute video teaching demonstration. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed to Wake Forest Human Resources,, and copied to Mitsuyo McNeill, Review of applications will begin 15 March 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration they should be received by 1 March 2021. If access to the internet is an issue, a hard copy of the application can be submitted to Stewart Carter, Chair, Wake Forest University, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, P.O. Box 7457, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.

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Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to Inquiries about the faculty position or department should be directed to Professor Stewart Carter,

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities. With 5,200 undergraduates and 3,200 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.

Time Type Requirement

Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 4/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time