Lecturer, Department of World Languages and Literatures

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
30 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9866/I2817

Job Description

Boston University, Department of World Languages & Literatures. Seeking a full-time lecturer to join Boston University's Chinese language program, beginning Fall 2018. Position carries full benefits. Responsibilities will include teaching at all levels of BU's thriving program in Chinese language and participating in curriculum development and other program activities. Minimum requirements include an MA in Chinese, second-language acquisition, applied linguistics, Chinese linguistics, literature, or a relevant field; native or near-native command of Chinese and English; demonstrated excellence in college-level Chinese language teaching in North America, as well as familiarity with relevant instructional technology; teaching language through content courses on Chinese history and culture as well as ability to teach Classical Chinese is desirable; potential for program coordination is also desirable. At Boston University the successful candidate will join a vibrant community of scholars of Chinese-speaking cultures and of the world's languages, literatures, and cultures. The position offers opportunities to create new courses and contribute to program building, and a professional career track with possibility of growth.

Please use AcademicJobsOnline to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three reference letters and, if available, a link to a teaching video. Additional materials will be requested subsequently from top candidates. Applications submitted through a website other than AcademicJobsOnline will not be considered.

Teaching DVD's (in lieu of online videos) or any recommendation letters that cannot be sent electronically may be sent by postal mail to Chinese Lecturer Search, Department of World Languages & Literatures, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

Please visit the following website for additional information about the World Languages & Literature Department: https://www.bu.edu/wll/. Preference will be given to applications received before November 3, 2017. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Skills

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Link to Teaching Video
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site )

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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