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LEO Lecturer I

Job Description

How to Apply

In addition to applying via, Interested applicants must apply by completing the application located at You will be required to upload a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a current CV. You will also have the option to upload self-developed teaching materials and evidence of teaching excellence and to provide a link to a teaching demonstration video. The posting deadline for applications is June 7, 2023.


The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan invites applications for the position of Lecturer I beginning May 25, 2023. The successful candidate will teach one Asian cultural course in the Fall of 2023 and two courses in the Winter of 2024.

This is not a tenure-track appointment. Due to the replacement nature of this appointment, the funding for this position will only be available in Academic Year 2023-2024.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

Required Qualifications*

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field of Asian Studies. Native or near-native proficiency in English is required; at least two years of experience teaching at the college/university level is preferred.

Desired Qualifications*

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience successfully teaching survey courses in China as well as seminars on topics that span East Asia.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checksare performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

Inquiries should be directed to

Selection Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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