Adjunct Instructor, Linguistics - Chinese Literature and Culture

Hofstra University
  • Location
    Hempstead, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 08

Position description

Hofstra University’s Department of Comparative Literature, Languages, and Linguistics is seeking applicants for a temporary replacement position in Chinese Literature and Culture. The successful candidate will be hired to teach a course in Chinese literature in fall 2017. The course, titled “Self and Society in Chinese Literature,” explores the concept of self in relation to Chinese society from Confucius to the Post-Mao era. Readings include works by some of China’s most celebrated writers. While the successful candidate would need to cover this course, additional teaching responsibilities may be possible. 

Hofstra University is the largest private liberal arts institution on Long Island, NY. It is located 25 miles east of Manhattan and includes the following schools: Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Education; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; and School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science; Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies; The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; School of Health Professions and Human Services; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; and Honors College. There are about 500 full-time faculty members, approximately 6,900 full-time and part-time undergraduates, 3,100 graduate students, 800 law students, and 400 medical students. For more information about the University, please visit


Applicants should have a PhD or ABD in a relevant discipline by the time of appointment.

Application instructions

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and brief letter of application should be sent to Patricia Welch, Chair, Department of Comparative Literature, Languages and Linguistics.

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