Dean of the Faculty


Visiting Position in Chinese & Humanities

The Chinese Department at Reed College invites applications for a full-time one-year visiting position in Chinese and Humanities starting Fall 2018.  This position is open to all fields of Chinese literature. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in standard Mandarin and English, and a Ph.D. in Chinese Literature or a related field in hand or near completion. Reed College is a small, highly selective undergraduate institution with an emphasis on excellence in teaching and scholarship.  A successful candidate must be able to teach Chinese language at all levels from beginning to advanced, offer courses in Chinese literature and/or culture, and be willing to participate in the team-taught Chinese Humanities course. In addition to teaching five courses per year, candidates may also be asked to serve as an advisor to Chinese senior theses.

Applications should include a letter of application, a vita, and at least 3 letters of recommendation; the search committee may also request samples of academic writing. Reed is a community that believes that diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. We encourage you in your letter of application, in addition to stating teaching and research interests, to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity statement ( Please submit application materials through Interfolio at Applications are due by January 15, 2018.  Questions about the position may be directed to Alexei Ditter, Chair, Chinese Search Committee at An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed College values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

Deadline: January 15, 2018