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Teaching Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies at West Virginia University


The Department of Foreign Languages at
West Virginia University invites applications for a full-time,
renewable and promotable Teaching Assistant Professor position in our
Chinese Studies program, beginning August 2010.  Applicants must have a
Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by August 2010 in Chinese literature
of any period, or a related field.  The candidate is expected to teach
undergraduate courses in Chinese literature, Chinese culture studies
(e.g. cinema), Chinese language classes, and have the ability to
organize and lead study abroad programs.  Native or near-native
proficiency in Chinese and English, and excellent teaching skills are
required.  The teaching load is four courses per semester.  There is no
research expectation for the Teaching professor track.

Please send a letter of application with a statement of teaching
interests, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching performance (e.g.
student evaluations and/or a video-taped teaching sample), and three
letters of recommendation to: Chair, Chinese Search Committee,
Department of Foreign Languages, West Virginia University, PO Box 6298,
Morgantown, WV 26506-6298.  Review of applications will begin October 1
and continue until the position is filled.  Please indicate on the
letter of application the availability to attend the CLTA Annual
Meeting in San Diego from November 20-22, where preliminary interviews
may take place.  For qualified candidates not attending the CLTA
meeting, phone interviews could be arranged.  Please direct further
inquiries to Dr. Hannah Lin (

WVU is a Research-High Activity University, an Affirmative Action
and EEO employer. The university is located in the community of
Morgantown, which offers plentiful opportunities as well as
recreational outlets that draw on the natural beauty and rich culture
of Appalachia.  Morgantown is located within 1½ hours of Pittsburgh and
3½ hours of the Washington / Baltimore area. It has been recognized as
one of the most livable small cities in the U.S.