Swarthmore College Seeks Assistant Professor of Chinese

Swarthmore College is inviting applications to fill a 4/5-time, one-year replacement position as Assistant Professor of Chinese, with possibility of renewal FOR up to TWO MORE years pending on the need, effective Fall 2012.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in some area of Chinese language and cultural studies; experience teaching modern standard Mandarin Chinese at a North American college or university; familiarity with a broad range of instructional materials and media, including computer-aided multi-media resources; native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and English.

Salary and benefits highly competitive. Send cover letter, C.V., and three letters of recommendation to:

Chinese Search, Department of Modern Languages and Literature
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Chosen candidates may be interviewed by phone.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

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