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Visiting Lecturer in Chinese Winston Salem, North Carolina


Wake Forest University's Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures is seeking a Visiting Instructor in Chinese. Responsibilities include teaching 3 Chinese language courses (two sections at the elementary or intermediate and one section at the advanced levels) per semester and assisting with department extracurricular activities. Candidates must have experience in teaching Chinese as a second language. Preference will be given to those with a master’s degree in pedagogy or applied Chinese linguistics. The initial term of the appointment is one year.

For additional information about the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, go to Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top thirty national universities. With 4,300 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ration is 10:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to

Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina – part of the beautiful Piedmont Triad metropolitan region which has a population of more than 1.5 million and is listed among the top 35 best places to live in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated. Known as the state’s “City of the Arts,” Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals. The city is also ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on national surveys.

Please send CV, sample syllabi, 3 letters of recommendation, and a video file of teaching demonstration to Yaohua Shi ( The search process starts immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.