The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a one-academic year Lecturer/Instructor in Chinese literature and culture. Reappointment may be possible based on departmental need, funding, and satisfactory performance review. The appointment will be a full-time, nine-month position with a teaching load of three courses in fall semester and three courses in spring semester. These will include a general education course in East Asian literature, a survey of pre-modern or modern Chinese literature, and courses in the hire’s field of research or interest. The target start date of the appointment is August 16, 2017. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Qualifications at any level: Research area is open, but training in the study of Chinese literature and culture is required.
Candidates with a PhD in hand, evidence of successful teaching and minimal research experience will be considered as a Lecturer.
Candidates with a Master’s Degree and present evidence of successful teaching will be considered as an Instructor; candidates who are ABD are highly preferred.
To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: letter of application; CV, including contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references; graduate transcripts; one representative writing sample; statement of teaching interests; and teaching evaluations. References will be contacted electronically within a few days after submission of the application. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.
Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by May 12, 2017. Letters of recommendation must be received no later than May 19, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date, although no hiring decision will be made until after that date.
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