California State University, Long Beach


The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese Studies, starting August 24, 2009. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Chinese Linguistics, Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition or relevant fields, native or near-native competence in Chinese, and substantial knowledge and appreciation of Chinese Culture. Expertise in teacher training or experience in developing a credential program in Chinese is preferred. Also preferred are candidates who have expertise in Chinese Culture, instructional technology, or writing grant proposals with a successful record.


Responsibilities include teaching all levels of Chinese language classes as well as some courses in Chinese Linguistics and/or Pedagogy, supervising student teaching in Chinese, developing new courses, and contributing to the department through research, publications, and University service. Salary range: commensurate with qualifications and expertise. The probable starting salary will be $60,000-$62,000.


Send a letter of application; a résumé; three recent letters of recommendation; official transcript from institution awarding highest degree; writing/research samples; and teaching evaluations or other indications of teaching effectiveness to:


Dr. Tim Xie

Chair, Chinese Studies Search Committee

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

California State University, Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-1002

Tel: 562-985-5278; E-mail:


Those who applied last year should only send an updated CV to activate their application files. Position open until filled or recruitment canceled. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2009. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity (E/O) Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.