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Full-Time, Teaching-Track Faculty Position in Chinese Language

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a full-time, teaching-track faculty position at the rank of lecturer, senior lecturer or assistant professor (teaching) in the Chinese language program to begin August 16, 2022.

The department provides students with a well-rounded education on East Asia by focusing on the study of the languages, literature, and cultures of China, Japan and Korea at both the graduate (Ph.D.) and undergraduate (B.A.) level. Applicants should have an M.A. or Ph.D. in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related fields, teaching experience in U.S. higher education, and possess native or near-native fluency in both their language of instruction and English. The successful candidates must be able to teach from novice to advanced Chinese language courses. Evidence of dynamic and effective language teaching is essential. Knowledge of and experience in current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies, meaningful application of technologies in language instruction, and ACTFL OPI Testing Certification are highly desirable. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching interests, recent teaching evaluations, and the names of three referees who can provide a letter of reference. At least two of the referees should speak to teaching abilities. For full consideration, a link to an unedited video of the applicant’s classroom teaching should be included in the application letter.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. Review of complete applications will begin November 22 and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be addressed to​

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

REQ20108258 Posted Date: 10/12/2021

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