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Lecturer of Chinese

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Lecturer of Chinese


Languages & Intercul Studies

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9 mo.

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The Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University, located in Conway, South Carolina, invites applications for the full-time position of Lecturer of Chinese to begin August 2022 in the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies.

The successful candidate will teach elementary and intermediate Chinese language courses, as well as introductory courses in Intercultural Studies that fulfill general education requirements in the humanities. The lecturer will collaborate with the coordinator of the Chinese program on the creation and modification of syllabi and organization of extracurricular activities and must be able to engage productively with faculty in a multi-language department to promote a culture that values foreign language learning and supports Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Candidates must have at least a Master’s Degree in Chinese, Asian Studies, or a closely related field, possess near-native fluency in Chinese and English, and demonstrate teaching excellence in undergraduate instruction. Candidates with doctoral degrees are encouraged to apply. Since the creation of the Chinese program in fall 2018, it has grown significantly. A new minor in Chinese Studies was established in fall 2021 and the program also contributes to the growth of the Languages and Intercultural Studies major and minor programs as well as the Asian Studies minor program. Students have the opportunity of furthering their studies abroad through prestigious scholarships, including the Chinese Government Scholarship and the Moe Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, evidence of teaching excellence, and transcripts of all graduate work (unofficial transcripts acceptable) at: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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Must have completed 18 graduate hours in the relevant discipline, hold a master’s degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching. Maintain currency in academic discipline.

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Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Language, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Stress, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

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None of these Listed

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Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking, Writing

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Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Telephone

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Letters of recommendation will only be requested at the time of interview and an email will be sent from the system to the reference directly.

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