Lecturer of Chinese
University of California Davis Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
United States

Lecturer of Chinese

Job #JPF04905
  • EAST ASIAN LANG. & CULTURES / LETTERS AND SCIENCE: HUMANITIES / UC Davis

Application Window

Open date: April 25th, 2022

Next review date: Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, May 30, 2022 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

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the position of part-time Lecturer of Chinese. Primary duties are to teach three modern Chinese (Mandarin) classes at various levels as assigned in the fall quarter of the 2022-2023 academic year. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment is renewable contingent on departmental teaching needs.

Applicants internal to the UC Davis Department of EALC who had an appointment in 2021-2022 and apply by the “Initial Review Date” of May 23 , 2022 will be considered prior to all other applicants.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Requirements include an MA or above in second-language pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, or another relevant field; native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English; and a demonstrable record of excellence in language teaching.

Preferred qualifications

The department will give preference to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S., good knowledge of current developments in second language pedagogy, strong skills in written Chinese, and the ability to apply modern technology to classroom teaching.

Applicants internal to the UC Davis Department of EALC who had an appointment in 2021-2022 and apply by the “Initial Review Date” of May 23, 2022 will be considered prior to all other applicants.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Please provide a cover letter stating your qualifications, teaching philosophy and career plan
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04905

Help contact: sswift@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

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. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Davis, CA
 


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