Job ID: 185697

Clinical Assistant Professor, Chinese Language

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

  • May 13, 2022
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Chinese Language
  • Linguistics
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Buffalo, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Linguistics
    Foreign Languages/Literatures

Position Summary
The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo is seeking a full-time, Clinical Assistant Professor, Chinese Language, for a 10-month (academic-year commitment), non-tenure track position with an initial three-year appointment with possible renewal, contingent on performance, department need, and availability of funding.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, possibly including a content course (e.g., in Chinese linguistics or culture), and providing administrative direction to the Chinese Language Program, including tasks such as hiring additional instructional faculty, training and supervising graduate and undergraduate student teaching assistants and other instructors, conducting placement tests, and curriculum development. There is no research obligation for this position, and there is potential for promotion to clinical associate professor. The position offers competitive faculty salary and state employee benefits.

The successful candidate must be able to regularly teach in-person classes on the University at Buffalo campus beginning Fall 2022.

Review of applications will begin on May 31, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Chinese linguistics, applied linguistics, language pedagogy, literature, culture, or a related field
Native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English
Demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese language at all levels and Chinese content courses to English-speaking students at the university level

Preferred Qualifications
At least three years of experience teaching Chinese at the university level is preferred.
Familiarity with contemporary second language teaching methodologies, instructional technologies and curriculum development is desired.
Ability to teach an introductory course in Chinese linguistics is desired.

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