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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).

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Assistant Professor of Chinese

Description:

The Department of Modern Languages at Norwich University invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin in fall semester 2013. Teaching responsibilities include language courses at all levels, especially advanced language and content-based courses (literature and culture). Duties include a teaching load of four 3-hour courses per semester at all levels, participation in Modern Languages department activities, student advising, and other service activities.


Requirements:

The desired candidate must have a Ph.D. in Chinese or Chinese literature. Teaching experience at the college level in North America, excellent language teaching credentials and outstanding skill in and enthusiasm for teaching all levels of Mandarin Chinese are essential. Also required are native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English, a good command of simplified characters and the pinyin phonetic system, a working knowledge of traditional characters, well-versed in both modern standard Chinese and ancient classical Chinese, and a scholarly background in language and/or literature. Must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

To apply:

Please send a cover letter, current CV, three recent letters of recommendation (including at least one that addresses teaching effectiveness), transcript and Norwich application to Chinese Faculty Search, via e-mail: jobs@norwich.edu. To be assured consideration, please submit materials as email attachments by January 7, 2013.

Nov. 12, 2012

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