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Assistant Professor at Wofford College


Please respond to "Kinnison, Li Qing" <>
The Department of Foreign Languages at Wofford College invites
applications for a tenure-track position beginning in fall 2009 for
Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies.  Applicants should have a Ph.D.
in hand by time of appointment in the field of Chinese literature,
cultural studies, linguistics, or related subjects, and native or
near-native fluency in Chinese and English.  Preference will be given to
candidates who demonstrate ability and commitment to teach Chinese
language at all levels of an undergraduate curriculum in the USA.
Specific responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester as
well as collaborating with other faculty in the development of the major
in Chinese and the minor in Chinese Studies.  Two of the three courses
are in Chinese language and one is in literature/culture in translation
in the candidate's area of specialization.  Please send letters of
application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of
recommendation, with at least one letter addressing the candidate's
performance in the classroom, and other supporting materials to Chinese
Search Committee/CO Dr. Dennis Wiseman, Chair of Department of Foreign
Languages, Wofford College, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC
29303-3663.  Deadline for application: October 10, 2008.  The
preliminary interview will be held in Orlando, Florida during ACTFEL
2008 Annual Convention between November 21-23, 2008. Wofford College is
an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority and female candidates are
encouraged to apply.