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Lecturer of Chinese Literature

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 23rd, 2020

Next review date: Monday, Aug 17, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Aug 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the position of part-time Lecturer of Chinese literature. In particular, we are seeking a candidate who can teach a survey course on classical Chinese poetry (in English translation). The successful candidate will be assigned to teach one or more courses in spring quarter of the 2020-2021 academic year. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment is renewable contingent on departmental teaching needs.

Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. (or ABD) in Chinese literature or related field and native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English. Preference will be given to candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S.

Complete application should include: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) names and contact information of two references. Please upload application materials by the initial filing date, July 27, 2020, for first consideration. Position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)