Wittenberg position

Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Languages (Chinese)
Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH

About Wittenberg University:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.  For more information about the institution, please visit our web page at www.wittenberg.edu.

Job Description:

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Wittenberg University is seeking to hire a Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Languages.  This is a one-year, full-time position teaching Chinese.  The position will begin August, 2019.  We seek a generalist with experience teaching language and culture/literature and who employs innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to teaching.


A Ph.D. or ABD is required.  Additionally, the position requires native or near native fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese and experience teaching at the college level.  The successful candidate must have a passion for teaching all levels of undergraduate Chinese language as well as for teaching in his/her area of specialty.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019 and will continue until position is filled.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.  Please see our notice of non-discrimination housed on our website.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please set up an account and submit the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format through our online system:

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Complete transcripts (scanned copies acceptable)
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • The names, phone numbers, and email addresses for three people that will submit letters of recommendation on your behalf.  If you are selected as a finalist, we will reach out to them directly and request the letters.

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