Assistant Professor of Mandarin Chinese - Wheaton College-Illinois in Wheaton Illinois

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Wheaton College-Illinois

Wheaton, Illinois 60187

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Foreign Languages at Wheaton College invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor of Mandarin Chinese beginning July 2012. A Ph.D. is required in Mandarin Chinese or Chinese studies. Preference for a native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and in English, proficiency in North American models of language and content area pedagogy, teaching experience at the college level in North America, outstanding skill in and enthusiasm for teaching all levels of Mandarin Chinese, including advanced language and content-based courses (i.e. literature, culture, history). Accepted candidate will teach three 4-hour courses (or equivalent) per semester at all levels, participate in the department’s proficiency testing program and in student advising and other service activities, and collaborate with the Chinese language program coordinator and with summer study abroad program. Application deadline is October 7, 2011.

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Interested candidates should send a letter of inquiry and complete curriculum vitae to:
Dr. Clinton Shaffer
Chair, Foreign Languages Department
Wheaton College
Wheaton IL 60187-5501
Phone: (630) 752-5791
Fax: (630) 752-5788

Please do not send transcripts, letters of recommendation, or credential files unless requested. Promising candidates will be invited to submit a full application.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Keyword Phrases

  • Mandarin
  • Chinese
  • Foreign Languages
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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