Cornell University, Asian Studies

Position ID:Cornell-Asian Studies-CLEC [#17317, WDR-00024136]
Position Title: Chinese Language Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chinese Language / Language and Linguistics
Appl Deadline:2021/01/05 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2020/10/23, finished 2021/04/13, listed until 2021/01/05)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (rank will be commensurate with experience) position in Mandarin Chinese language beginning July 1, 2021. Initial one-year probationary contract with possible renewal, contingent upon merit, the continued needs of the department, and availability of program funding.

Minimum qualifications: M.A. degree and native speaker level competency in Mandarin Chinese is required, as is prior college-level teaching experience and ability to teach all levels of Mandarin Chinese. Also required is an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Mandarin Chinese; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language; familiarity with language-teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy and flexibility in using different teaching methodologies; and the ability to work both in a team and autonomously at all levels of the language. Supervisory experience preferred.

Deadline for applications is January 5, 2021. Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation (we will only accept three letters) to:

Please send a (max 20-minute) teaching demo (USB) to:

Chinese Language Search Committee
Department of Asian Studies
Cornell University
350 Rockefeller Hall
Ithaca, NY 14950-2502

We will also accept online videos. Include the relevant link in the letter of application.

Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Asian Studies
350 Rockefeller Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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