Georgia Institute of Technology
of Modern Languages in
the Ivan Allen College at
the Georgia Institute of Technology announces an opening for a tenure-track
appointment as Assistant Professor of Chinese, to begin August 2005. The appointment is
contingent upon final budget approval. We seek candidates with a
PhD in Chinese language, literature, or cultural studies, with native or
near-native Chinese fluency, with outstanding scholarly potential and excellent teaching
skills, and with strong interest in developing a summer abroad program in
Chinese. Experience with the application of technology to
language learning plus a strong interest in cross-cultural education and
content-based or applied-language learning are highly desired; experience in
creating computer-assisted instructional materials is a plus.
of Modern Languages
emphasizes interactive learning and an interdisciplinary approach to language,
literature, and intercultural studies. We offer two joint majors: in
International Affairs and Modern Languages and in Global Economics and Modern
Languages. The new position in Chinese will enable us to add Chinese to the two
joint major tracks. Opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with
faculty in the other language groups in Modern
Languages as well as faculty from other Schools in the Ivan Allen College
are strongly encouraged.
Georgia Tech consistently ranks in
the top 10 best national public universities by U.S. News and World Reports.
Located in Atlanta, Georgia,
one of the most international-oriented metropolitan areas in the United
States, Georgia Tech attracts
students and faculty of the highest caliber.
Applicants should forward a letter
of interest, a dossier including a curriculum vitae, and (3) letters of
recommendation to Dr. Phil McKnight, Chair, School of Modern Languages, Georgia
Institute of Technology, 151 Sixth Street, Rm 225 O'Keefe, Atlanta, GA 30332-0375. Deadline
is January 15, 2005.
Georgia Tech is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.