Chinese Adjunct Instructor

Saint Paul, Ramsey County
Jun 10, 2014

Job Summary

The Department of Modern & Classical Languages at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor of Chinese (Mandarin only) starting Fall 2014. Teaching load is usually three courses per semester, depending upon department needs and enrollments.


Applicants should have at least an MA degree in Chinese, native or near native fluency in Mandarin, and some experience teaching at the university level.

The following documents should be submitted with the online application: 1. Cover letter, 2. C.V. (résumé), and 3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a minimum of two complete sets of student evaluations with accompanying data sheets and written comments). In addition, please have two letters of recommendation sent to 

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2014 and continue until position is filled.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.