Established in 1928, National Taiwan University is a leading research university in Taiwan with over 30,000 students. The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (DFLL) welcomes applications for the following faculty positions.
I. General requirements (see also ‘Additional requirements’ under each track): Minimum requirements include a PhD in related fields and a strong publication record. Teaching experience at the university level is strongly preferred. All full-time faculty members are required to teach DFLL service courses such as writing, conversation, and (if applicable) Freshman English and also (if applicable) to direct theses and serve on various university and department committees. Some knowledge of Chinese and experience in teaching in a Chinese-speaking environment is a plus.
Track One—Spanish. One full-time position in the following fields:
– Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language
– Related fields in Spanish Literature, Spanish Linguistics, or Spanish Cultural Studies
Track Two—German. One full-time position in the following fields:
– Teaching German as a Foreign Language
– Related fields in German Literature or German Linguistics
Track Three—American Literature. One full-time position preferably in the following fields:
– 20th-Century American Literature
– Early American Literature
Track Four—Comparative Literature. Two full-time positions preferably in the following fields:
– European Literature
– Asian Studies
Track Five—Literary Studies. Two full-time positions. The successful candidates should:
– Have native-level proficiency in English.
– Have a strong research profile and teaching experience across traditional disciplinary boundaries to enrich and advance our program in the broad field of literary and cultural studies.
– Demonstrate intellectual leadership in fostering national and international collaboration to make significant contributions to the wider scholarly community.
Track Six—TESOL. One full-time position. The successful candidates should:
– Have a PhD in TESOL or a related field.
– Have research publications in journals listed in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) or Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) or international peer-reviewed journals.
– Have experience of teaching undergraduate courses related to TESOL.
– Preferably have experience of implementing MOST-funded research projects as the principal investigator.
– Preferably possess the teacher certificate in secondary education issued by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, or have completed the Teacher Education Program for Secondary Education in Taiwan.
– Offer the courses required by the NTU Center for Teacher Education (including Teaching Methods and Materials in English/Languages, Practicum in English/Languages, and Internship in English/Languages).
Track Seven—Linguistics. One full-time position. The successful candidates should:
– Be passionate about language and linguistics teaching.
– Have a strong research program in any branch of linguistics.
Track Eight—Shakespeare Studies. One full-time position in the following fields:
– the plays of Shakespeare, early modern playhouses, audiences, performance practices
III. Salary and Ranks:
Commensurate with qualifications, initial salaries range approximately from 955,530 NTD per annum (ca. 30,586 USD; subject to exchange rates) for assistant professors to 1,352,227 NTD per annum (ca. 43,285 USD; subject to exchange rates) for full professors with regular teaching load (8 hours per week for full professors, 9 for associate and assistant professors). Other benefits include family health insurance, research grants and awards (on a competitive basis), and university housing (subject to availability).
IV. Application Deadline and General Information:
Appointment begins on August 1, 2020. All applicants must email a completed application form (available at http://bit.ly/2XEhZi6) together with a cover letter (2 pages at most), a CV, a list of publications, and a link to a 15-minute video on your past and future research interests to email@example.com by 5:00 pm, September 4, 2019, local time for initial screening. Successful candidates will be asked to provide a substantial dossier and other credentials for further evaluation. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed. All information provided will be treated with strict confidentiality. We apologize for not being able to return application materials. DFLL appointments are made on a non-discriminatory basis.
International applicants must comply with local labor laws and meet immigration requirements. Other college and university regulations may apply. Please direct inquiries to Ms. Wen-lin Hsueh (firstname.lastname@example.org). This announcement and other information about our department are also available at http://bit.ly/2wQuR93.