Valparaiso University, International Studies Department
Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies, Master of Arts in Chinese Studies program
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Indiana, United States|
Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies
Master of Arts in Chinese Studies program
International Studies Department
Valparaiso University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August, 2014. Ph.D. and strong evidence of scholarship in Chinese studies and language are expected. The successful applicant will primarily teach in the graduate Master of Arts in Chinese Studies (MACS) program under the International Studies Department. The hire will be responsible for teaching language and culture classes for the residential MACS students, some of which will be cross-listed as upper-division undergraduate Chinese language classes. Specialization in either Chinese linguistics or Chinese literature from modern to pop culture is a plus. MACS also provides online instruction on teaching Chinese language and culture to K-12 Chinese language teachers. The hire should have experience and interest in using online approaches to pedagogy. The hire will have the opportunity to teach the K-12 Chinese language teachers for their “required” summer immersion in China. To achieve tenure, the hire will have to show a) evidence of strong teaching performance with clear student engagement and b) a sustained, independent scholarly agenda with a peer-reviewed publication every 2-3 years leading up to tenure.
Send letter of application, c.v., graduate transcripts, one writing sample (article or chapter), and three letters of recommendation to Prof. Charles Schaefer, International Studies Department, 1400 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to help constitute a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at http://www.valpo.edu/equalopportunity/index.php. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check.
Prof. Charles Schaefer, International Studies Department, 1400 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383.
|Primary Category:||Chinese History / Studies