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Chinese - FT Temporary Faculty position

Employer
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Location
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 8,500 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas of Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of Modern Language Studies at Kutztown University invites applications for one half-time, non-tenure position teaching beginner levels of Chinese and a Chinese Culture course in English for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Required: Native or near-native fluency, Master’s degree in Chinese or language pedagogy, a minimum of three years of college-level teaching or equivalent, successful on-campus interview, and classroom demonstration. Must show evidence of excellence and effectiveness in undergraduate language teaching and demonstrate a commitment to culturally diverse groups. Experience with technology preferred.

Candidates must send a letter of application, vita, official transcripts (no copies) from all attended universities, and three current letters of reference that speak directly to teaching ability to the Chair of the Chinese Search Committee, Department of Modern Language Studies, Kutztown University, P.O. Box 730, Kutztown, PA 19530.  The applicant’s file must be complete in order to be considered for an interview.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.

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Working at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Comprising five colleges - Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Graduate Studies - Kutztown University offers a diverse range of excellent academic programs to prepare individuals for successful careers.

Located on 325 acres in Kutztown (population:4,500), the university is 20 miles from both Reading and Allentown, 90 miles from Philadelphia and 100 miles from New York City. LVI International Airport is 25 minutes from campus. The campus is in a beautiful rural Pennsylvania Dutch community, an easy walk from the borough of Kutztown which has ample stores and shops to meet the needs of students.

Currently, 10,193 students are enrolled at the university from 26 states and 51 nations. About half of the undergraduates live in residence halls; the rest live at home or in nearby apartments. A well-rounded program of athletic, cultural, and social events and activities satisfies nearly every taste.

We have 330 full-time faculty members and boast a favorable 19:1 student-faculty ratio. Sixty percent of our faculty have doctorates, 39% earned master's degrees and 1% have bachelor's degrees.

Kutztown University is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (MSACS); professionally by the National Council of Teacher Education and National League of Nursing.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. The Board of Governors oversees the State System which includes Pennsylvania's fourteen public universities. The Council of Trustees is the local governing body for Kutztown University. The Officers of Administration for the University are the President and members of the President's Cabinet. 

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