Kalamazoo College
East Asian Studies/Chinese Program

Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Chinese

Kalamazoo College seeks applications for a one-year visiting position at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level in Chinese language, literature, and culture beginning late August 2017. Area and period of specialization is open. Salary is competitive and consistent with level of experience. Teaching expectation is six courses (2-2-2, in three terms), including four Chinese language courses, ranging from beginning to advanced, and two culture courses taught in English.

Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered, and native or near-native abilities in both Chinese and English expected. The successful candidate must demonstrate a high aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching. Candidates may be asked to provide a language teaching demonstration video and a writing sample.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective, nationally known liberal arts college, offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The College sends some eighty percent of its graduates on study abroad for three, six, or nine months, including half a dozen per year to China. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit/Ann Arbor in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Completed applications received by May 20, 2017 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and goals, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable) in PDF format below.

Upload Your Application Materials

First Name: required
Last Name: required
E-mail Address: required

Please save documents in PDF format before uploading. Please limit filenames to Latin characters. Please limit the size of each PDF to under 10Mb, and the total size for simultaneous uploads to under 20Mb. You may return to this form to upload files seperately; they will all end up together.
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Goals
Undergraduate Transcript
My transcript will be sent by a service
Graduate Transcripts
My transcript will be sent by a service

Letters of Recommendation

Please have three confidential letters of recommendation sent in PDF format to chineseSearch@kzoo.edu, with a subject line lastname_firstname. (Please limit filenames to Latin characters.)

Completing Your File

You will receive an email confirmation when your file is complete. Thank you for your interest in Kalamazoo College.


Contact
If you have questions about the search, contact:
Yue Hong
Associate Professor, East Asian Studies
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Yue.Hong@kzoo.edu
If you have difficulty uploading your materials, please contact Kalamazoo College Web Services at webservices@kzoo.edu.