Adjunct Instructor - Chinese

South Dakota, United States
$3,231.00 - $3,951.00
May 19, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Qualifications:  Applicants must possess a master’s degree or PhD in Chinese or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate level credits in Chinese. Experience teaching Chinese is desired. Experience teaching online is essential. The successful candidate must communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, as well as demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education and an ability to build an effective rapport with undergraduate students in an online learning environment.

Responsibilities:  Teach online introductory and advanced courses in Mandarin simplified. Position reports to the Chair of the Department of English, Communication, and Global Languages in the College of Arts and Sciences at Northern State University.  

Department Description and Cultural Expectations: Values: Northern State University is committed to building a culture of inclusion, belonging and collegiality that respects diversity in knowledge, culture and worldview. We strongly encourage women and individuals bringing diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural perspectives to apply.
Setting: Northern State University is a premier regional institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and excellent co-curricular opportunities. NSU is consistently ranked as one of the best public undergraduate institutions in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. NSU is organized into the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Fine Arts, and College of Professional Studies including the Millicent Atkins School of Education and the School of Business. NSU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as multiple disciplinary accrediting bodies. NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern SD. The city has a population of approximately 30,000 and is a cultural, retail, banking, agribusiness, and healthcare hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region. With more than $100 million invested over the last decade, Northern State University is experiencing transformative positive momentum. Recent new buildings, renovations and projects under construction include significant updates to the Johnson Fine Arts Center and Barnett Athletics Center, three new residence halls, the new Jewett Regional Science Education Center, and a new regional Sports Complex with athletic and recreational fields.