Assistant Teaching Professor in Late Imperial Chinese Literature

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

United States

Non Tenure Track - Assistant Teaching Professor in Chinese Language, Literature, and Culture

Department SAS- Asian Languages & Cultures

Salary Commensurate With Experience

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The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Jersey, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Teaching Professor in late imperial Chinese literature, beginning September 1, 2022. Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Teaching duties for the position are up to 21 credit hours, or 7 three-credit classes, per year. The successful candidate will be expected to teach specialized courses in premodern Chinese literature as well as general courses in East Asian Civilizations and Chinese culture at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates will be expected to contribute to curricular development of programs in Chinese.

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Posting Number 22FA0488

Posting Open Date 04/29/2022

Posting Close Date 07/01/2022


Minimum Education and Experience

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Chinese literature or a related field. Native or near-native fluency in English and Chinese is required. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application describing their areas of training and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching portfolio (including teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations) to the Rutgers jobs portal [] All application materials must be received by [June 15, 2022]. After initial screening by the search committee, only selected candidates will be asked to solicit three letters of reference. Questions: please contact Paul G. Schalow

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