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Lecturers in Chinese Language, (Part-time)

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Anticipated start: September 20, 2021

Application Window

Open date: May 7th, 2021

Last review date: Monday, Jun 7, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Sep 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Lecturers in Chinese Language

The Department of Comparative Literature and Languages seeks to appoint part-time lecturers in Chinese language to teach a number of courses during the 2021-2022 academic year

Starting Date:
The first day of Fall quarter is September 20, 2021

Salary:
Present lecturer salary is approximately $7,047 per course (based on 100% annual salary of $56,381), (pending budget approval.) Appointment is eligible for renewal depending on need, funding and performance.

These positions are contingent on funding

Qualifications:
Minimum requirements are an M.A. in Chinese language or a related field; applicants holding a Ph.D., or who are ABD, are also encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Chinese language at an American university.

Duties:
Lecturers will teach one or more of the following courses:

CHN 002 First-Year Chinese
CHN 003 First-Year Chinese
CHN 004 Second-Year Chinese
CHN 005 Second-Year Chinese
CHN 006 Second-Year Chinese

Fall 2021: Chinese 003 (1 section); Chinese 004 (2 sections) Chinese 001 (2 sections)
Winter 2022: Chinese 001, Chinese 003, 004, 005 (1 section each). Chinese 002 (3 sections)
Spring 2022: Chinese 001 (1 section), Chinese 003 (3 sections) Chinese 006 (1 section)

Application Procedure:
Please provide cover letter, CV, teaching statement, statement of contributions to diversity, sample syllabus or syllabi, teaching evaluations (narrative and numerical), and 3 letters of recommendation. Materials should be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system:
https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01409 .
Letters of recommendation must be confidential. Please use the APRecruit system to have your recommenders upload them directly.

Applicants who use Interfolio should use the feature that allows letters to be uploaded directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as “Online Application Deliveries”. The following link at Interfolio shows how to set up the feature: http://help.interfolio.com/entries/xxx-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System.

Review of applications will begin June 7, 2021, and continue until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by the current review date.

Department Contact person:
Prof. Yenna Wu: Yenna.Wu@ucr.edu

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Minimum requirements are an M.A. in Chinese language or a related field. Applicants holding a Ph.D., or who are ABD, are also encouraged to apply

Preferred qualifications

    Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Chinese language at an American university.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Sample Syllabus or Syllabi

  • Teaching Evaluations - (Narrative and numerical)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Letters of recommendation must be confidential. Recommenders should use APRecruit system

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01409

Help contact: abrock@ucr.edu

Campus Information

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

Job location

Riverside, California