Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit
university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic
shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised
of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students
pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and
Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of
Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health
Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an
expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield
embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging
critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering
ethical and religious values.
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Fairfield
University invites applications for a part-time instructor position
in Chinese language starting in January 2024 . The selected
candidate teaches two 3-credit language courses—E lementary Chinese
II and Intermediate Chinese II—for one semester. There is also a p
ossibility of renewal of the position depending on needs and
Requirements: Master’s degree or higher in Teaching Chinese as a
Second Language, Chinese linguistics, or related fields; native or
near-native fluency in Chinese and English; demonstrated excellence
in teaching Chinese as a second language. Knowledge of current
trends in second language teaching methodologies and application of
technologies in language instruction are highly desirable.
To apply, please submit a cover letter of interest describing
teaching experience and/or philosophy, a current Curriculum Vitae,
as well as names and contact information of two references.
Applicants should prepare to submit sample syllabi and a video of
the classroom teaching upon request.
Please submit your application through this posting. Review of
applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled.
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