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Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer of Chinese at Skidmore College


One or two year position in Chinese Studies, with a Ph.D. or ABD starting September 2012 to teach five sections of language at all levels and one course satisfying the College's non-western requirement, in areas such as Literature and Culture, Anthropology, Sociology, History, or Government.  Experience teaching Mandarin at the college level is required. 

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D or ABD

We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications begins July 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

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