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2024-2025 World Languages and Culture Adjunct Faculty

Winston-Salem State University
Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

Position Details

Classification Information

Position Classification Title

Adjunct Faculty



Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA)


EPA Position Type




Position Overview

Primary Purpose of the Position

The Department of World Languages and Cultures is seeking a candidate for an Adjunct Faculty position for the Fall 2024 fall semester to teach Elementary Chinese I and II.

The candidate should be able to teach Chinese language and culture courses. In addition, the candidate must teach assigned face-to-face classes, hold office hours, participate in the department’s cultural events, and adhere to department and university policies. The position can be renewed upon funding availability.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of World Languages and Cultures offers an undergraduate degree in Spanish and a minor in Chinese, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Swahili programs. Our innovative academic language programs prepare students to assume leading roles in society, industry, and the academy.

Position Information

Working Position Title

2024-2025 World Languages and Culture Adjunct Faculty

Building and Room No.

Hall-Patterson 328

Appointment Type

Temporary Part-Time

If Time Limited.


Appointment Length.

5-10 months

Position Number


Requirements and Preferences

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies


Minimum Experience/Education
  • Master’s Degree or higher, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Chinese, from a four-year accredited institution.
  • One or more years of experience teaching foreign languages and cultures courses to undergraduate students both face-to-face and online.
  • Native or Native-like Chinese and English language proficiency
Normal Work Schedule

Morning, afternoon and evenings. Varies depending on the departmental needs.

Department Required Skills

The successful candidate must demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a commitment to a liberal arts education in a linguistically and culturally diverse educational environment.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
  • PhD. in Chinese Linguistics, pedagogy, literature or related field from a four-year accredited institution.
  • Three or more years of experience teaching both low-division and upper-division literature or culture to undergraduate students face-to-face or online.
Required License or Certification


Valid US Driver's License


Commercial Driver's License Required


Physical Required


List any other medical/drug tests required

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

The position requires teaching face-to-face courses, holding office hours, grading assignments, providing feedback to students, assigning final grades, and attending department meetings and cultural events.

Percentage Of Time

Posting Details

Posting Details

Internal Posting Only


Position Type


Time Limited Position


Appointment Length

5-10 months


Commensurate with education and experience

Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions Summary

Please Note: This Position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and T&E requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.
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Applicant Document
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Other Document
  4. Letter of Reference 1
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Unofficial Transcript

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