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Adjunct Instructor of Chinese language and literature

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Internal Title Adjunct Instructor of Chinese language and literature
Position Type Adjunct
School/Area School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs
Department Asian Studies
Position Description

The Program of Asian Studies at the College of Charleston invites applications for a one-year full-time adjunct instructor in Chinese Language and Literature, starting August 16, 2017. The candidate must be able to teach Standard Mandarin at all undergraduate levels, as well as Introduction to Asian Studies. The position is eligible for some benefits, including health insurance, the salary is competitive, and the teaching load is 4/4.

Minimum requirement is a Masters degree in Chinese or a related area with at least 18 graduate credits in Chinese language, literature, and culture. Native or near-native command of Standard Mandarin Chinese, English required. Prior teaching experience at the college level expected.

Located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education.

Submit: letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three reference providers who will submit letters of recommendation online. Official graduate transcripts will be required at a later stage and are required for hiring. Review of applications will begin the end of April and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Lei Jin, search committee chair, at

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Open Until Filled? Yes
Posting Number F2016053P
EEO Statement

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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