Assistant Professor - Chinese (Foreign Languages & Literatures)

Job ID: 7764

Location: Queensborough Community College

Department: Foreign Languages & Literatures

Category: Faculty

Issue Date: March 11 2013

Closing Date: May 16 2013

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Faculty Vacancy Announcement:

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The faculty member will teach Chinese language and literature; provide academic advisement and assistance to students during the semester and as part of the registration process; assist in the design and administration of placement procedures; assist in curriculum development and course assessment; provide services to the department and the college; teach some evening and weekend classes if required; and participate in the student club. Scholarly activities and publications required for tenure and promotion.

We are a diverse Faculty that values pedagogical inquiry and dedication to teaching. Our department is composed of seven language programs. Current initiatives include Service Learning, Writing Across the Curriculum, Learning Communities and online teaching. There are over 130 language groups among our students, reflective of the diverse population of Eastern Queens. For more information, see 


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Doctorate in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics with emphasis on teaching Chinese as a second language required.

Preferred qualifications - Training in Chinese language teaching, applied linguistics, foreign language pedagogy; commitment to dynamic and effective undergraduate teaching for both language and literature courses; expertise/knowledge of the new trends in language pedagogy, computer-assisted instruction and educational technology, including assessment; ability to teach Business Chinese a plus; native or near-native fluency in both Mandarin and English; teaching experience in a community college; and ability to function effectively in a culturally diverse environment. 


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. 

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