The Chinese Language Teachers Association Newsletter

News Update and New Jobs

(For December Issue, 2005)

| News | Call for Papers | Study in China | Jobs |

This page only contains news items and job announcements which have missed the deadline of the current issue of the CLTA Newsletter, but need to be posted immediately or else will be out-of-date.

News 消息

Call for Papers 徵稿

Jobs 工作

National Taiwan Normal University Graduate Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language

Job Opening for one or two open-rank faculty positions (Assistant/Associate/Full professor).Review of applications will begin February 20, 2006, and continue until the position is filled.

The Graduate Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan, has two additional open-rank tenure track positions (Assistant/Associate or Full Professor), with preference given to candidates with an expertise in Chinese language pedagogy, teacher training, Chinese language testing and assessment, psycholinguistics, bilingual education, or cross-cultural communication. Work begins August 1, 2006. Teaching experience in L2 Chinese is a plus.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Applied Linguistics, East Asian Language and Culture, Chinese Language and Literature, or a related field. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience, based on the pre-established standards of national universities. Previous full-time teaching and research experience in overseas can be counted toward the salary scale in all three ranks.

Please send a cover letter of application, a C.V. (including a recent photo, contact phone number and email address), a statement of research goals and previous teaching experience, description of three courses capable of offering; two letters of recommendation, a copy of Ph.D. diploma, and samples of major publications to:
Search Committee

Graduate Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

National Taiwan Normal University

162 Ho-ping East Road, Section 1, Taipei 10610,


 For inquiry, please call or send email to the following:

Phone: +886-2-2341-9812

Fax:  +886-2-2341-9746




 Full-time Lecturer in Chinese Language; to begin September, 2006; renewable. Responsibilities include Chinese language instruction at all levels and curriculum development; department and university service, including advising; 3 courses per semester.

Requirements: native or near‑native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English; experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Chinese at the college level in the U.S.; demonstrated commitment to language teaching and curriculum development. 

M.A. required; preference given to applicants with special training in Chinese language teaching, applied linguistics, foreign language pedagogy, or a related field.  

Letter of Application, CV, three letters of recommendation, should be sent directly to: Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Mingquan Wang, Chinese Language Coordinator,  Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literatures, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.