Adjunct Faculty in Chinese Language



Job description

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty in Chinese Language
Location: Asian Studies
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 7125
Staff Posting Details Appointment: The University of Puget Sound invites applications for an adjunct faculty member in Chinese
language for fall semester, 2023.

Position Summary:

The University of Puget Sound invites applications for an adjunct faculty member in Chinese language for fall semester, 2023.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

Teaching load is two language courses for the fall semester.


Candidates must have a Master’s degree; the area of specialization is open, with a preference for language pedagogy or linguistics. Preference will be given to those with experience teaching Chinese language at the undergraduate level.

Compensation and Benefits:

Rank: Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct pay scale for this position is $10,400 – $10,400 for two courses

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package for eligible staff employees, including:

    Medical, dental, and visionLife insurance and long-term disabilityEmployee Assistance ProgramRetirement plan options and 403(b) contributionsPaid vacation, sick leave, floating holiday, campus holidays and bonus holidaysEducation benefits, such as full tuition for eligible employees and their familiesAccess to university facilities and entertainment (fitness center, pool, library, concerts, lectures and more!)

Please note:

-Positions that work less than .75 FTE (1,560 hours per year) do not qualify for long-term disability or education benefits.
-Positions that work less than .50 FTE (1,040 hours per year) will accrue paid sick leave but are not eligible for additional benefits.
-Temporary positions that work at least .50 FTE (1,040 hours per year) will be eligible for benefits after 6 months of continuous employment.
This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

For more information on Puget Sound’s exempt staff benefits package, visit:

This position is not eligible for benefits; however, employees may make elective deferrals into a retirement plan.

Application Deadline: Review of application materials will be immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.

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    •  the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.

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    •  to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.

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     to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.

Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit:

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply

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Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of all required background checks. All new hires will be required to submit proof of current COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) or receive an approved medical or religious exemption from the university.

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