Lingnan positions in Chinese literature

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience.  The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society.  Applications are now invited for the following post:

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (in Premodern and Modern Chinese Literature)
Department of Chinese (Post Ref.: 21/197/MCLC)

The Department of Chinese ( offers courses at both bachelor and postgraduate levels. The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree programme includes areas of classical, modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Chinese language and linguistics, comparative literature and literary theories, as well as media, news and creative writing. The programme emphasizes multi-perspective literary studies as well as creative writing and communicative skills.

The Department of Chinese will make tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in premodern and modern Chinese literature over the next two years.  The Department particularly wishes to hire high-powered researchers who have a solid track record in grant writing and publishing in respectable venues.  Candidates of extraordinary promise in other fields of Chinese humanities will also be considered. Continue reading

U of New Hampshire adjunct position

Adjunct Faculty Chinese (University of New Hampshire)

The Dept. of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures at the University of New Hampshire announces an open adjunct faculty position for Fall 2021. The position is to teach one to two courses to be paid on a per course basis. The courses are: CHIN 503.01 (Intermediate Chinese) MWF 10.10-11 am; CHIN 631.01  (Advanced Chinese) MWF 1.10-2 pm. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Chinese or a closely related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience in the relevant language.  Fall semester classes being on August 30 and the final exam period ends December 21.  Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: cover letter, CV, and the names and email addresses of 3 professional references.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please go to:

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Monash University position

Professor of Chinese Studies
Job No.: 619996Location: Clayton campus, Monash University
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $192,149 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

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The University

There is a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It is the feeling that you are a part of something special. Something significant. So if you are looking for the next chapter in your career, it is here. You will be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

Visit our ‘why work at Monash’ website page to find out further benefits Monash University offers

The Opportunity

The School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics seeks to appoint a new Professor in Chinese Studies. One of the largest Schools in the Faculty of Arts, members teach and conduct research across eight European and Asian languages and literatures, literary and cultural studies, creative writing, linguistics and applied linguistics, history and the social sciences, as well as in a range of interdisciplinary areas. The School’s Programs offer studies at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate levels. A variety of in-country programs and short courses are also available to students. The School has a wide network of international connections, engages in international research projects, and is involved in collaborative teaching with partner universities abroad. Continue reading

China Digital Times English editor position

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English Editor

China Digital Times (CDT) is hiring an English editor. We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated person with experience in journalism and an avid interest in China. The position is remote but we prefer candidates based in the San Francisco Bay Area; Vancouver, BC; or elsewhere within the Pacific time zone. We will also consider applicants located elsewhere. This is a full-time position.

We are looking for an experienced editor to help edit and write content for CDT English. A successful candidate will be able to function independently while also being able to work effectively as part of a small team.


  • At least three years experience writing and/or editing, preferably in the journalism field
  • Knowledge of contemporary Chinese society and politics and familiarity with ongoing current events there
  • Fluency in written Chinese and the ability to work in a bilingual environment
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to work under tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn the workings of WordPress CMS and basic HTML
  • Strong command of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style; familiarity with AP Style preferred

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University of Buffalo position

The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo is seeking a Chinese Language Lecturer for a 10-month (academic-year commitment) full-time, non-tenure track position with an initial two-year appointment with possible renewal, contingent on performance, department need, and availability of program funding.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities include teaching three Chinese language courses per semester at different levels, as well as providing assistance to the Director in the development of the Chinese Program, including training and supervising graduate and undergraduate student teaching assistants and other instructors, conducting placement tests and interviews, and (online) material development. Applicants must be able to regularly teach in-person classes on the University at Buffalo campus beginning fall 2021. The Chinese Program is looking for applicants who can contribute to a thriving Chinese program at UB. Successful candidates will be committed to teaching all levels of Chinese including First Year Chinese and upper level Literary Chinese (文言文) courses. Continue reading

U of Sydney position

The University of Sydney China Studies Centre
Job opportunity: Director, China Studies Centre (Professor or Associate Professor)

  • Exciting opportunity for an outstanding senior academic who is a leading authority within their discipline
  • Located on the University’s Camperdown Campus
  • Part-time (0.5 FTE) position on a 2-year fixed-term basis with an attractive remuneration package

About the opportunity

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is ranked 23rd in the world for Arts and Humanities (QS World University Rankings 2021) and offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse ranges of humanities and social science studies in the Asia-Pacific region. The China Studies Centre is anchored in the Faculty and is a hub for cross-disciplinary education and research. It brings together and promotes collaboration among the many University academics who in various and diverse ways work on China.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding senior academic at the level of Professor or Associate Professor as the Director, China Studies Centre to provide leadership to the broad range of staff across the University with an interest in China. The Director is responsible for leading, managing and delivering the Centre’s research strategy, and for development of a collaborative environment that effectively engages members of the academic community across the University. Working closely with the Office of Global Engagement, the Director facilitates external engagement for the Centre while ensuring alignment with Faculty objectives, University policies and external standards. Continue reading

UC Riverside lecturer positions

Lecturers in Chinese Language, UC Riverside

The Department of Comparative Literature and Languages seeks to appoint part-time lecturers in Chinese languages to teach a number of courses during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Starting Date: September 20, 2021

Salary: Present lecturer salary is approximately $7,047 per course (based on 100% annual salary of $56,381), (pending budget approval.) Appointment is eligible for renewal depending on need, funding and performance. These positions are contingent on funding

Qualifications: Minimum requirements are an M.A. in Chinese language or a related field; applicants holding a Ph.D., or who are ABD, are also encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Chinese language at an American university.

Duties: Lecturers will teach one or more of the following courses: CHN 002 First-Year Chinese; CHN 003 First-Year Chinese; CHN 004 Second-Year Chinese; CHN 005 Second-Year Chinese; CHN 006 Second-Year Chinese

Fall 2021: Chinese 003 (1 section); Chinese 004 (2 sections) Winter 2022: Chinese 002, 003, 004, 005 (1 section each) Spring 2022: Chinese 002, 003, 006 (1 section each) Continue reading

National University of Singapore position


The Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore, is one of the leading institutions in the world in the fields of Chinese Studies and Chinese Language and a major academic and research centre in Southeast Asia.   We invite applications for the post of Tenure Track or Educator Track (Open Rank) in Chinese Applied Linguistics and/or Translation/Interpretation. Appointments on the Educator Track are aimed at faculty members who approach teaching as scholarly practice in addition to research in their field of study.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD and be an active researcher or practitioner in a subfield of applied linguistics, broadly interpreted, including but not limited to Translation/Interpretation research or practice.  Scholars who can contribute to interdisciplinarity in research or teaching, whether with humanities or science fields, are particularly encouraged to apply. Continue reading

Loyola University Maryland position

Loyola University Maryland Full-time Position (Fall 2021 Only)

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at Loyola University Maryland is seeking a one-semester, full-time Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor or Instructor of Chinese in the fall semester of 2021. The candidate will teach four Chinese courses at the 100 level and 200 level, and perform service in the department and relating to the Chinese minor. More information can be found here:

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Hobart and William Smith visiting position

Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor in Asian Studies (Chinese Language and Culture)

Hobart and William Smith Colleges invite applications for a one-semester leave replacement in Chinese language and culture for the Spring 2022 semester. This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefits eligible position. Teaching load will be three courses, Beginning Chinese, Intermediate Chinese, and one culture course. The area of the Chinese culture course is negotiable. Candidates trained in Chinese literature, linguistics, or cultural studies are encouraged to apply.

Minimum qualifications: ABD considered, but Ph.D. preferable; college-level language teaching experience; knowledgeable of both traditional and simplified characters; and native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese.

Application Instructions: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The application materials must include a cover letter, CV (including courses taught), sample syllabi, and two letters of recommendation. Materials should be submitted via Interfolio.

Questions about the position can be sent to Continue reading

Lingnan postdoc

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society. Applications are now invited for the following post:

Centre for Humanities Research
Postdoctoral Fellow

The Centre is now authorized to make one postdoctoral appointment. In addition to this appointment, we will be happy to recommend highly qualified applicants to the University for possible nominations for competition for the prestigious and generously funded RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme.

The appointee’s job duties include publishing articles in venues of international standing, applying for external grants, assisting with the Centre’s projects on Chinese poetry, prose, and literary theory, and assuming teaching duties as required by the University. Continue reading

Colgate position

Visiting Assistant Professor in Chinese 2021-2022. Chinese Language, Literature, and Culture. Colgate University.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Chinese, beginning fall semester 2021. A Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after date of hire and native or near native command of both Chinese and English is required. The area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach Chinese language courses at all levels, a China-related course in the humanities designed by the applicant, and may be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. The teaching load is five courses for the year. Salary and benefits are competitive. A letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their approach to teaching demonstrates an ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin April 21, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

University of Puerto Rico position

University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
College of Humanities, Department of Foreign Languages

Announcement for a Tenure-Track position in Chinese (Mandarin) 

The Department of Foreign Languages, College of Humanities, at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus announces a search to fill a tenure-track position in Mandarin Chinese, beginning on August 1st, 2021.

Requirements: The applicant must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Chinese or related field (e.g., foreign language teaching methodologies or applied linguistics with a specialization in Chinese) from an accredited university comparable with the University of Puerto Rico, at the time of appointment, and native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese. The applicant will need to evidence his/her ability to conduct research in their area of specialization with publications and conference presentations. They will also demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching (in-person and virtual instruction), and preferably will have teaching experience at the college or university level. The applicant should demonstrate availability for supervising thesis and dissertations, and commitment to actively seeking external funding. In addition, the applicant must have a good level of Spanish or willingness to learn it.

Responsibilities: The appointee will teach basic, intermediate, and advanced Chinese courses and be willing to collaborate with other departments and graduate programs. He/she will conduct research and publish in peer reviewed journals in his/her area of expertise, actively participate in university life, advise students in his/her field (including directing theses), work in teams as a teacher and on committees, and contribute to the development of the Chinese curriculum and the organization of Chinese academic and cultural events. Experience in seeking and acquiring external funding, as well as expertise in the use of computer-assisted language learning in face-to face and online modes is desirable. The appointee will fulfill all academic responsibilities in the areas of teaching, research, publication, and service. Continue reading

University of Bristol position

Lecturer in Comparative Literatures and Cultures, University of Bristol

The role

The School of Modern Languages at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Lecturer (Grade J level B1, Pathway 1) in Comparative Literatures and Cultures. The successful candidate will demonstrate familiarity with the practices, concerns, and debates in Comparative Literature and Culture and offer expertise in literary or visual cultures. At a minimum, the successful candidate will offer expertise in French, Italian or Spanish, as well as in a second language, which could be from the same list or a non-European language, with strong preference for Mandarin. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate intellectual breadth and an aptitude for interdisciplinary dialogue.

What will you be doing?

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to our new undergraduate programme and our established, highly successful postgraduate programme in Comparative Literatures and Cultures. The successful candidate may also teach one or two units within one of our language departments and collaborate with colleagues on school-wide units. The successful candidate will pursue research of the highest international quality in their area of specialism and will seek to develop a record of grant capture through active collaboration within the School and in wider interdisciplinary initiatives. The successful candidate will assume responsibility for an appropriate share of administration. Continue reading

Curator of Asian Art position

Joseph de Heer Curator of Asian Art, Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum is hiring a curator of Asian Art. This is an exciting opportunity for an Asian art curator to work with a large and distinguished collection that ranges from antiquity to contemporary, and spans the entire Asian continent. The Chinese art collection is particularly strong, and expertise in Chinese art is necessary. The Denver Art Museum is a destination museum – it welcomes more than half a million visitors annually (pre-COVID, and virtually during 2020) — and it is situated in a city that offers robust cultural amenities and great outdoor activities. It is also committed to serving multi-faceted audiences. It has a world-renowned education program and its website is fully bilingual English/Spanish. The job announcement can be seen on the retained search consultant’s website, The deadline for applications is soon: March 26, 2021. Inquiries welcome at


Connie Rosemont
Senior Search Consultant
Museum Search & Reference