Macalester College, Asian Languages and Cultures

Position ID:Macalester-AsianLanguagesandCul-VISITINGCLC [#27047]
Position Title: Visiting Position in Chinese Language and Culture (2024-2025)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Chinese / Chinese, Chinese Culture, Chinese History, Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese Linguistics
Appl Deadline:2024/03/08 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/22)
Position Description:    

Visiting Position in Chinese Language and Culture (2024-2025)


The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Macalester College seeks to hire a one-year visiting assistant professor in Chinese language and culture for the academic year 2024-2025. The position is full-time and benefits-eligible. Since the teaching responsibilities will involve both language and literature/culture courses, applicants should possess expertise in Chinese literature and/or another discipline related to China (such as Cultural Studies, Visual and/or Material Culture, Intellectual History, and/or Linguistics). Applicants must also demonstrate the ability to teach Mandarin Chinese classes at all levels. A Ph.D. is preferred, although qualified ABDs will be considered. Applicants should exhibit commitment to inclusive teaching in a liberal arts context and will be expected to contribute actively to the life of the department by  collaborating with faculty colleagues, mentoring students, and participating in co-curricular events.


Applications should include:

  • a cover letter describing the applicant’s scholarship, teaching experience, and commitment to inclusive pedagogy

  • a current CV

  • sample syllabi

  • teaching evaluations

  • three letters of reference

  • A teaching demonstration (youtube link, etc.) (minimum, 10 minutes) is recommended but not required.


Submit application materials to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/27047. Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted either at AAS (in person) or via Zoom. Please direct any questions about the position to Rivi Handler-Spitz, department chair: rhandlerspitz@macalester.edu.


Macalester College is a selective, private liberal arts college in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. The College enrolls over 2000 students from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia and almost 98 countries. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve a diverse workforce, the College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.



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