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Part-Time Visiting Faculty Position in Chinese

College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, Massachusetts (US)
Nationally Competitive
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

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The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a part-time visiting faculty appointment in Chinese Studies ( to begin in January 2025. This is a one-semester appointment with a teaching load of 2 courses. Depending on the candidate’s expertise and the need of the Chinese Studies Program, these two courses could be two Chinese language courses, or a mix of language and literature/culture courses. Candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English, a Master’s degree or above (including ABD) with expertise in Chinese language, literature, and culture.


Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.


Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, graduate transcripts, two confidential letters of recommendation, and preferably a link to a recent video of yourself teaching Chinese. Provide information about the location of the class and the level of the students in your video, the topic(s) that your lesson covered, and the learning goals you had for the students in that class.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or service would support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see The College values cultural and intellectual pluralism as integral to this mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program. Thus, your application should highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Questions about this search may be directed to Professor Ji Hao,


The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (


The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.


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