Earlham College Department of Languages and Cultures invites applications for a one-year 2/3-time Post-Doctoral Fellow in Chinese Language and Culture, beginning July 25, 2021.
The successful candidate will typically teach three or four courses per year: two Chinese language courses and one course in the area of his/her specialization or interest. The candidate will also support Chinese cultural activities on campus.
It is preferred that the candidate holds a Ph.D. by the time of appointment, demonstrate highly successful skills in teaching Chinese at all levels, and specialize in any area of Chinese Studies, with native or near native competency in Chinese and English. An exceptional ABD candidate will be considered. A strong commitment to teaching Chinese to undergraduates is essential. In addition to language courses, the candidate must be able to teach Chinese literature or other cultural courses in English.
In the cover letter, candidates should address their ability to teach Chinese language and an area of Chinese culture. Teaching interests may include courses that are not currently offered by the department. In the application materials, candidates should describe their ability to contribute to the advancement of Earlham’s goals to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution. Candidates should provide specific examples of how they have contributed to equitable and inclusive environments, including how they support students from diverse backgrounds and how they use inclusive pedagogical practices.
A complete application will include the following:
- Cover letter that addresses the candidate’s interests, qualifications and experience;
- Curriculum vitae;
- Statement of teaching philosophy that addresses the candidate’s commitment to and experience creating an inclusive classroom environment for students from a range of diverse backgrounds;
- Three letters of reference.
Application materials 1-3 or 1-4 should be sent by email in a single PDF file to the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]. Letters of recommendation may be sent separately.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
For additional information or/and any questions email Kari Kalve at [email protected] or Cynthia Grinspan at [email protected].
Earlham College is a selective national Quaker liberal arts college. Excellence in teaching is central to our mission at Earlham. The college is dedicated to providing its students with an outstanding education that includes a commitment to global and multicultural perspectives and experiences, both on-campus and off-campus, and actively encourages and supports faculty research and professional development, as well as student-faculty collaborative research, and does so in the context of an undergraduate institution that emphasizes teaching excellence. For more information about Earlham, refer to our Web site: http://www.earlham.edu.
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
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