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Assistant Professor of Chinese - Tenure track

Posted Thursday, August 20, 2020

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Virginia Military Institute invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Chinese beginning 1 August 2021.

Tenure track appointment. Specialization open. Ph.D. in Chinese/East Asian Studies. The successful candidate will teach courses in language, literature and culture. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English required. The successful candidate will teach six courses per year and participate in academic advising, committee work, scholarship, and mentoring of undergraduate research. Faculty members at VMI wear uniforms and adhere to military customs, but military experience is not required.

Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported four-year undergraduate military college of liberal arts, engineering, and the sciences. It is located in the southern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington, population 7,000, is also home to Washington and Lee University and offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere in a pleasant, rural setting.

Applicants should submit full dossiers including letter of application, three letters of recommendation and official transcripts.

Candidates should apply on-line at: Assistant Professor of Chinese - Tenure track Job Application

Supporting materials may be sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Abbey Carrico, Department of Modern Languages, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450, e-mail modlangschi@vmi.edu.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply.  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Position open until filled.  VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.


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