Lecturer I

University of Michigan
Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan invites applications for the position of Lecturer I beginning August 30, 2021.

In the fall semester, the successful candidate will teach ASIAN 260: Introduction to Chinese Civilization, Asian 262: 25 Ways that China Changed the World and Asian 352: Gender, Sexuality, and Power in Premodern China.

In the winter semester, the successful candidate will teach Asian 261: Introduction to Modern Chinese Culture, Asian 355: How Communism Changed China and one topics course developed in coordination with the Department Chair and the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

This is not a tenure-track appointment. Due to the replacement nature of this appointment, the funding for this position will only be available in Fall 2021 and Winter 2022. The appointment effort will be 100%.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field of Asian Studies. Native or near-native proficiency in English is required; at least two years of experience teaching at the college/university level is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience successfully teaching survey courses on China as well as seminars on topics that span East Asia.

A complete dossier includes a letter of application explaining your qualifications, separate statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a current CV, samples of materials development, and three letters of recommendation.

Application materials must be submitted electronically. Please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/88790 to apply. Inquiries should be directed to Patrice Whitney (alc-admin@umich.edu). The deadline for applications is June 30, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately after the deadline and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.