Michigan State position

Source: http://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/500310/instast-professorfixed-term
Department: Linguistics, Germ, Slavic, Asian, Afr Lang, Michigan State University
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing, Michigan
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union

Working/Functional Title: Inst/Ast Professor of Chinese Studies

Position Summary
The Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages of Michigan State University invites applications for a nine-month fixed-term position in Chinese with the possibility of renewal at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2019. Specialization open. The teaching load is six courses a year, typically one language class and two integrative studies courses per semester, including one larger lecture course that involves TA supervision.

Required Degree: Doctorate Continue reading

Grinnell one-year position

GRINNELL COLLEGE – DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE/CHINESE – ONE-YEAR POSITION (START FALL 2019).

The Department of Chinese and Japanese invites applications for a one-year appointment in Chinese language and literature beginning Fall 2019. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: Chinese languages at all levels, Chinese literature and culture, Chinese linguistics, Chinese pedagogy, or second language acquisition.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by December 31, 2018. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Jin Feng, at [ChineseSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3070. Continue reading

UMBC position

Description:

The Department of Media and Communication Studies (MCS) at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in global/transnational media and communication beginning in August 2019.

We seek an interdisciplinary scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching core media and communication studies courses at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate should have an active research agenda in global/transnational contexts and specialize in areas that augment our existing faculty expertise. We especially invite candidates who have a strong commitment to and experience in supporting a diverse student body. The teaching load is 2/3. Other responsibilities include student advising and service to the Department, College, and University community. Continue reading

William and Mary position–reminder

Reminder: The review date will begin on 3 November 2018.

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at William & Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in premodern Chinese literature and culture. This scholar would work primarily on Chinese literature and culture before the Qing period (1644–1911). The applicant is expected to establish and maintain an active research program.

Teaching expectation is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will possess the skills to teach current course offerings, such as Survey of Traditional Chinese Literature in English and Art of Chinese Poetry. He or she can develop new courses in the area of premodern Chinese literature and culture under the existing course titles, such as Freshman Seminar; Introduction to Chinese Cultural Studies; Topics (or Advanced Topics) in Chinese Language, Civilization, or Literature; and Advanced Seminar.  Candidates should also be able to teach courses in Mandarin Chinese at all levels as needed. Opportunities exist to contribute to our dynamic new general education curriculum (https://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/coll/index.php) and interdisciplinary programs such as Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. Continue reading

Manchester position

Dear Colleagues:

I would like to point your attention to the following job advert at The University of Manchester.

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Chinese Cultural Studies, which is tenable from 1 September 2019.

You must have a PhD(or equivalent)  (awarded) in a relevant field, publications in peer-reviewed and internationally recognized journals, and demonstrable teaching experience in Chinese cultural studies at university level. Your research may focus on any aspect of early modern, modern, or contemporary Chinese culture. Some experience with virtual learning environments and in developing online teaching materials would be desirable. You must be fluent in English and Mandarin. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathize with students.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit. Continue reading

Williams visiting position

The Department of Asian Studies at Williams College invites applications for a full-time one-year leave replacement position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese beginning in the Fall of 2019. The teaching load for this position is 5 courses per year. Qualifications include Ph.D. (ABD acceptable) in Chinese literature, linguistics, second language acquisition, cultural studies or a related field; native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English; strong teaching experience at the college level; and ability to teach all levels of Chinese language including advanced language courses, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.

Application should include a cover letter, CV, sample syllabus for one course to be taught in English and one course to be taught in Chinese, and three recommendation letters. In the cover letter, we ask you to speak to your ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. These materials should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/56847 by January 21, 2019. For questions about this position, please contact Professor Sam Crane, (scrane@williams.edu), Chair of the Department of Asian Studies. Continue reading

Looking for translator for Wa Lan’s poetry

Colleagues:

The mainland Chinese poet Wa Lan (born in Sichuan; approx 55-60 years old) is interested in finding someone who would be willing to translate his poetry into English. I cannot take on the task myself, and I do not wish to recommend people to him without their knowledge or consent.

If anyone is interested in translating this contemporary poet, please contact me directly and I will put you in touch with him.

Christopher Lupke <lupke@ualberta.ca>
University of Alberta

U of Victoria position

Dear colleagues,

The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria is seeking applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Teaching Professor level, with an expected starting date of July 1, 2019. The initial appointment is for four years, with eligibility for a continuing appointment in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the University of Victoria and the University of Victoria Faculty Association.

We are seeking candidates with a record of excellence in teaching Chinese language at all levels – from beginner to advanced – in a college or university setting, and a commitment to supporting and developing our Chinese language program into the future. The program is taught in two streams, one for students starting without a working knowledge of Chinese, the other for those with native or heritage knowledge of the language. The successful candidate will be able to contribute to teaching in both streams. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation, as well as in other teaching-related activities (e.g., pedagogical research, publication, conference participation, outreach). In addition to innovative teaching in Chinese, we are looking for someone who can speak to broader themes and issues in language and pedagogy pertinent across the Asia Pacific region and beyond. The position requires administrative, organizational, mentoring and leadership skills. Candidates must be able to work both independently and collaboratively with other instructors; they will also be expected to participate actively in departmental activities. Continue reading

Fordham sociolinguistics position

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures of Fordham University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in sociolinguistics, to be based primarily at the university’s Rose Hill campus. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2019 and will have preparation in foreign language teaching. In addition to English, near-native fluency in at least one of the languages offered by the department (Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish) is required. Candidates whose research touches upon language variation and change among urban linguistic communities or minority language communities are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a strong record of teaching of linguistics area courses, including sociolinguistics. Responsibilities include teaching language and linguistics courses, maintaining a productive research agenda, and actively participating in undergraduate research mentorship. Please submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample, one-page research statement, one-page teaching statement, two sample syllabi, and three letters of reference to Sarah Grey and Francesca Parmeggiani, search committee co-chairs, via Interfolio. Submission deadline is November 12, 2018.

Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted by: Yiju Huang <yhuang139@fordham.edu>

UBC position

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MODERN CHINESE POPULAR CULTURE
Apply here
Submit reference letters here
Application closes on November 5, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Modern Chinese Popular Culture. Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching expertise in contemporary visual and digital media culture, cinema, literature, and/or music, as well as a geographic purview that includes mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the broader Sinophone world. Applicants are expected to have native or near native proficiency in both Chinese and English.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field or expect to have successfully defended the dissertation before July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence or strong potential in research and undergraduate and graduate teaching and to maintain an active program of research, publication, teaching, graduate supervision, and service. Information about the Department can be found on its website, www.asia.ubc.ca. Continue reading

WVU position

Dear All,

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics at West Virginia University is hiring for an Open Rank Faculty Position- Chinese Studies with an August 2019 start date. The job ad is posted on our Departmental website: https://worldlanguages.wvu.edu/about/jobs, and applications are submitted online via https://careers.wvu.edu. Please share this information with any interested colleagues or students.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Dr. Manal AlNatour
Associate Professor of Arabic Studies and Comparative Literature
Director of Arabic Studies Program
Faculty Associate of Women’s and Gender Studies
World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
West Virginia University
Office Phone: 304-293-4726

UVA Tibetan position

The University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Tibetan Language and Culture beginning fall 2019. The position is a three-year renewable appointment and will be hosted in The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

We seek a strong language instructor to teach during the academic year, with experience teaching modern spoken and written Tibetan, as well as classical Tibetan. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Tibetan and English, teaching experience, and have at least a Master’s degree or higher in:  Tibetan language, literature, linguistics, history, religious studies, art history, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition or other related field.. They must also be comfortable teaching undergraduates in subjects relating to Tibetan culture. Continue reading

Jing Daily translation internship

Translation Internship | Jing Daily

We are currently seeking a translation intern. This position is ideal for a student who is fluent in Chinese and English, and is looking to enter the media and fashion industry. She/he will work closely with our Chinese content manager to improve Jing Daily’s media reach in both China market.

Launched in 2009, Jing Daily is the leading digital publication on luxury consumer trends in China. Jing Daily is regularly quoted as a trusted industry voice in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC, CNN, Bloomberg, Business of Fashion, Luxury Society and more.

We are looking for a candidate that can commit to 20-30 hours a week for a three-month minimum duration. Continue reading

William & Mary position

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at William & Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in premodern Chinese literature and culture. This scholar would work primarily on Chinese literature and culture before the Qing period (1644–1911). The applicant is expected to establish and maintain an active research program.

Teaching expectation is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will possess the skills to teach current course offerings, such as Survey of Traditional Chinese Literature in English and Art of Chinese Poetry. He or she can develop new courses in the area of premodern Chinese literature and culture under the existing course titles, such as Freshman Seminar; Introduction to Chinese Cultural Studies; Topics (or Advanced Topics) in Chinese Language, Civilization, or Literature; and Advanced Seminar.  Candidates should also be able to teach courses in Mandarin Chinese at all levels as needed. Opportunities exist to contribute to our dynamic new general education curriculum (https://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/coll/index.php) and interdisciplinary programs such as Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. Continue reading

NTU translation positions

The Graduate Program in Translation and Interpretation (GPTI) at National Taiwan University (NTU) announces two full-time faculty positions. Initial appointment will begin on August 1, 2019.  For more information, please refer to the attachment or the following website: http://gpti.ntu.edu.tw/main.php.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could share the news with your members.

Sincerely,

Graduate Program in Translation and Interpretation
National Taiwan University
No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-33661582
Fax: +886-2-33661708
E-mail: ntutiprogram@ntu.edu.tw