The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Wake Forest University is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese position to begin Fall 2017. The responsibilities include teaching classes in elementary, intermediate, advanced Chinese; Chinese literature, culture and/or pedagogy, as well as classes in the candidate’s specific research areas. As part of the teacher-scholar model, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to develop a unique research agenda. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in second language pedagogy or a related field.
Applicants should apply online and submit a cover letter, CV, and sample syllabi. Please note materials should be in either Word or PDF format and there is a limit of 5 file uploads per applicant. The submission of an online application for Wake Forest University is required for this position.
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