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Mt. Holyoke College seeks lecturer in Chinese


Position advertisement: Lecturer in Chinese language, Asian Studies
Program, Mount Holyoke College,
beginning Fall 2008

The Asian Studies Program at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a three year, renewable lecturer position in Chinese language,
beginning fall of 2008. Requirements include: at least a master's degree in Chinese language pedagogy, linguistics, literature, or
related field, and native or near-native competency in Mandarin and English. Preference given to candidates with experience in Chinese
language teaching at all levels. We are especially interested in candidates with experience directing summer study abroad programs.
Duties include: teaching languages courses (5 courses a year), daily administrative responsibilities such as advising for study abroad and
supervising Chinese tutorials, and working with the Chinese language faculty in directing a summer study abroad program.

Applications accepted on-line only, as the Asian Studies Program office is closed till September 1. Please go to, complete the brief application, and attach the following: your letter of interest, cv, the names and
addresses of three recommenders, statement of teaching philosophy, and samples of teaching such as syllabi and assignments.

Please arrange to have the three confidential letters of recommendation sent electronically AND in hard copy. The letters may be attached under
"references" in our on-line website:, or e-mailed to: Hard copy should be
mailed to:
Chinese Lecturer Search Committee
c/o Human Resources
Skinner Hall, Rm #1
50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075

The review of applications will begin on September 26, 2007 and the process will continue until the position is filled.

Mount Holyoke College is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women, with 2,000 students and 200 faculty. Half the faculty are women;
one fourth are persons of color. It is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the
Five-College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. Mount Holyoke
is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity Employer. Women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.