Chinese Full Time Temporary Visiting Professor and a Part-Time Visiting Instructor at Framingham State University

Framingham State University is looking to fill two positions for Chinese Language and Culture during AY 17-18: a Chinese Full Time Temporary Visiting Professor and a Part-Time Visiting Instructor.

Thank you for considering Framingham State University in your search.

About Framingham State University:
Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston.
Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each other through informed and open communication, institutional practices and community engagement. FSU provides a culturally relevant education that includes a beautiful campus with 53 undergraduate and graduate programs, a highly personalized teaching environment, and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.
Framingham State University is honored to be recognized for the second year as a recipient of the INSIGHT into Diversity prestigious 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses.
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Job Description:
General Statement of Duties: 
Framingham State University invites applications for a FTT Visiting Lecturer  position in Chinese  to begin September 2017 and a Part-time Visiting Lecturer. 
This position offers a semester appointment and faculty rank is contingent upon qualifications.

The candidate/s should hold a Ph.D in Chinese or related field, show evidence of effective teaching at the University level, ability of teaching distance learning, and/or cultural classes.

The four Chinese classes schedule for the fall are:

CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese I, Mondays/Wednesdays 2:30-4:20

CHIN 102 Elementary Chinese II Monday and Wednesdays 12:30-:1:20 and Th: 12:30-2:20

CHIN 118 Chinese Writing System (English) MWRF 10:30-11:20

CHIN 186 Through the Dragon’s Eyes: Modern China’s Cultures and Traditions (English) MWRF 11:30-12:20

Preferred Requirements:

·      Have native or near-native proficiency in both Mandarin Chinese and English;(ii)

·      at least two years of college teaching experience in the U.S.

Members of underrepresented groups and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:
This is a part-time, non-benefited, Visiting Lecturer position.
Framingham State University conducts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) checks relative to prior criminal convictions and pending cases, as well as Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks relative to prior sexual offenses committed as an adult or juvenile on final candidates prior to an offer of employment for all positions. Framingham State University requires specific written authorization to conduct background checks. Failure to provide such authorization shall preclude your application from receiving further consideration.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:
Qualified candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter and curriculum vitae.  
Candidates will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three professional references, who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation online.
For priority consideration, apply by August 1, 2017. 
Paper applications will not be accepted. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.
Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or

Also you can contact the Chair of World Languages Department Dr. Emilce Cordeiro:, 508-626-4660.



Friday, April 21, 2017
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