The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Chinese Language for the 2005-2006 academic year, tenure track.  The position begins August 18, 2005, and is contingent on final budgetary approval.  Tenure-track faculty teach two courses per semester.  Requirements: Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field, native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, experience and commitment to all levels of Chinese language teaching, especially the elementary level, research potential.  Preferred qualifications include expertise in classical Chinese and texts of traditional Chinese culture.  Send letter of application, CV, three current letters of recommendation, and summary of recent teaching evaluations directly to Chinese Search Committee, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, 1445 Jayhawk Blvd., 2118 Wescoe Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS., 66045.  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2004, and will continue until the position is filled.  EO/AA