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- Tenure track Assistant Professorship in Asian History
- We welcome any sub-field, including specialties in China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands, India, the Indian Ocean World, and/or a focus on empires and foreign policy that includes the study of Asia. An ability to teach broadly is desirable. The successful applicant will also teach U.S. survey courses.
- Teaching load: 4/4 which will include upper-level courses in the area specialty and U.S. survey courses.
- To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosphy, and three letters of reference to: https://employment.angelo.edu, Position number 998010. For best consideration submit materials by February 12, 2018.
- Letters of reference may also be sent to: Drs. Christine Lamberson and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, Search Co-Chairs, Doris Norton, History Department Office Coordinator, Angelo State University, Academic Building, Room 210, ASU Station #10897, San Angelo, Texas 76909-0897, Office Phone: (325) 942-2324, Email: email@example.com
- Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 8 Apr. 2018
received Skype interview request
- Full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Asian History beginning in August of the 2018-19 academic year.
- Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of approximately 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus. Rock Island, Illinois, is part of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents, located about three hours west of Chicago and 45 minutes east of Iowa City, home of the University of Iowa.
- The department seeks candidates with dynamic teaching strategies and an interest in developing classroom pedagogies that foster historical thinking. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-level history courses in the area of the candidate’s expertise as well as interdisciplinary courses for the first-year liberal studies program.
- Geographic area of expertise is flexible, but candidates with the ability to teach East Asian, World History, and topics pre-1800 will be preferred.
- The position would also anchor the Asian Studies program, which currently offers both a major and minor; candidates can anticipate coordinating study abroad programs and working closely with the interdisciplinary Asian Studies program. Applicants must be fluent in at least one Asian language and able to negotiate with academics and officials abroad.
- A Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment is expected. Details about Augustana College, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process, and the Quad Cities are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org .
- Questions may be directed to Brian Leech, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To apply, please email application materials to email@example.com using the subject line: Search #108-18 Asian History, and directed to Gail Summer. Alternatively, application materials can be mailed to: Search #108-18 Asian History, C/O Gail Summer, Dean of the College, Augustana College, 639 – 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201. Application materials should include: a cover letter indicating an interest in and understanding of teaching in a liberal arts setting, including connections between teaching and scholarly activity; curriculum vitae; copy of graduate transcripts; a sample syllabus; a teaching statement demonstrating commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, including potential research collaboration with students; a writing sample; and three letters of recommendation (including contact information).
- Review of applications will begin immediately and priority will be given to applications that are complete by 22 Nov. 2017.
Cornell University (USA: NY) - Northeast Asian Critical Humanities (incl. History)Edit
- Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Northeast Asian Critical Humanities.
- We seek teaching and research strengths in Japan and/or Korean studies, ideally including trans-national/inter-Asian empirical and theoretical interests.
- Applications are welcome from candidates working in modern, or across premodern and modern, contexts. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to the undergraduate curriculum through courses in their fields of specialization as well as through survey and gateway courses.
- The successful candidate will enter a department that approaches Asian Humanities from diverse, but often complementary, disciplinary and theoretical arenas, including literature, film, media and visual culture, literary and intellectual history, religious studies, the investigation of imperial and colonial cultural forms and processes, translation studies, and study of modernities.
- While the Department of Asian Studies constitutes the teaching and tenure home for this position, the successful candidate will also make contributions to one or more of Cornell University’s thematic and area studies programs. Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2018, and publishing record or strong potential for publishing is important.
- Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, reading sample, statement of teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation electronically at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9700.
- Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017.
- Tenure track assistant professorship in Asian history, with specialties in China, Japan, India and/or the Indian Ocean World.
- Desirable thematic sub-fields include religion, migration, gender, environment, and imperialism/colonialism. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research is comparative and/or interdisciplinary.
- Teaching load: 12 contact hours/semester "The successful applicant will teach world history survey courses and upper levels in their area of expertise. In addition, they will contribute to the teaching of the department’s historical methodology course, and will have the opportunity to develop an original, topical “Critical Thinking Course” for the core curriculum."
- PhD should be in hand by 1 Aug. 2018
- To apply for the position, and to read the full position description, visit www.gcsujobs.com. Applications must include a cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 references with contact information
- Review begins: 12 Feb. 2018.
Koc University (TUR) - East/Southeast Asian [Open Rank]Edit
- Full time faculty, open rank, in East Asian or Southeast Asian History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
- The search is open to scholars of all regions and thematic interests in the Early Modern and Modern History of the above-mentioned areas with demonstrable linguistic proficiency in any of the East Asian and/or Southeast Asian languages.
- Teaching Load: 2/2
- Interested scholars should submit applications electronically in pdf format to the e-mail address listed below and fill out the online application form: Online application cover form: (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScIbTQkaRm-1Fmno9l3qoPCF5T1tavofNSGwcWhRjQdbVmm9A/viewform?embedded=true)
- application form should include: Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, including a specification of up to three key publications (to be submitted as a part of the application package in PDF format) which the applicant considers particularly important and/or relevant to the advertised position, Teaching philosophy statement with a summary of teaching evaluations if available, Research statement with a clear goal setting for the coming 3 to 5 years, Three letters of reference: The referees should directly e-mail a signed PDF copy of the reference letter to the e-mail address below. The referee should insert the following in the e-mail subject line: “Reference for [candidate's name] for a History Position at Koç University.” To: Ms Ahu Erkmen, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject line of application e-mail: "Faculty position in the East Asian and/or Southeast Asian History, the Department of History, Koç University"
- Questions concerning the position should be directed to Dr. Alexis Rappas (email@example.com)
- Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017.
Rice University (USA: TX) - T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Asian Studies (incl. History) [senior hire]Edit
- Endowed associate or full professorship with tenure in the T.T. and W.F. Chao Center for Asian Studies, to begin 1 July 2018.
- Responsibilities: (1) Participate as an integral and active member of the Chao Center (see our website at http://chaocenter.rice.edu/) in teaching, research, journal publication, mentoring, and various collaborative activities; (2) provide intellectual leadership in the Center’s Transnational Asia Research Initiative (TARI); (3) play an instrumental role in the anticipated MA program; and (4) serve as the Chao Center Director at some point after the initial appointment.
- Qualifications: Ph.D. in a social sciences or humanities discipline including, but not limited to, anthropology, Asian studies, cinema studies, history, philosophy, political science, religion, and sociology with a specialization in one or more areas of East Asia, South Asia, or Southeast Asia; and a demonstrated expertise in transnational circulations (e.g., the movement of peoples, products, ideas, values, beliefs, images, technologies, etc. within and/or beyond Asia). Proficiency in one or more vernacular Asian language(s) is expected. We seek a person with an excellent record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service that would justify a chaired associate/full professorship with tenure.
- The online application deadline is 2 Oct. 2017; applications received after this deadline may be considered if circumstances warrant. Applications are accepted only through Rice University’s electronic system, and complete instructions are available at https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/search.
University of Central Florida (USA:FL) - Non-U.S. Gender HistoryEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in Non-U.S. Gender History
- The University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking applications for a nine-month tenure-track assistant professor position in Gender History (non-U.S. history) beginning in August 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to teach regularly offered courses appropriate to their subfield (time period open), as well as more specialized courses in gender history and theory for undergraduate and graduate students. The faculty member will contribute to UCF’s Women’s and Gender Studies program and to internationalizing the history department’s course offerings.
- UCF is a growing metropolitan university with an enrollment of over 66,000 increasingly diverse students that has maintained an atmosphere of personal instruction. The department offers a B.A. and M.A. in History and offers a public history component as part of its curriculum. The History Department takes pride in its reputation for quality instruction and publication. For more information see www.history.cah.ucf.edu.
- A Ph.D. in History or a related field from an accredited institution is required at the time of hire. Research and specialization in Gender History and Theory.
- Preferences: Secondary field in Asian history, broadly defined; experience teaching gender history and theory at the university or college level; publications in field of specialization.
- Applicants are required to apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/52388. In addition to the online application, please also submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and research statement/materials. The selected candidate will need to provide official transcripts.
- To ensure full consideration, please file all materials listed above by March 2, 2018 when review of applications will begin. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Any questions should be directed to the chair of the Search Committee at Rosalind.Beiler@ucf.edu.
University of Florida (USA:FL) - [Non-TT;Lecturer] ModernEdit
- Non-tenure track 9-month annually renewable lectureship in modern Asian History, to begin 16 Aug. 2018
- Area of specialization/region is open, but the candidate will be expected to teach regional surveys as well as more topical courses. The ideal candidate will also build on the Department of History’s strengths in such subfields as the history of empires, law and society, religion, and trans-national/world history
- PhD should be in hand by start date
- Teaching Load: 3/3
- For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ and must include: (1) a cover letter; (2) a CV; and (3) a teaching portfolio (including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and course evaluations). Candidates who advance in consideration may be requested to send additional materials. In addition, names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters.
- Review begins: 15 Jan. 2018.
University of Macau (CHN) - Asia / East-West Interactions / Public HistoryEdit
- Associate / Assistant Professor in History of Asia / East-West Interactions / Public History, to begin Aug. 2018
- Appointment is at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications. Applicants should have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment, some teaching experience, and a strong record of research, and should specialize in one or more of the following research and teaching areas: Ancient/Modern/Contemporary Asia, European-Asian Relations, and/or Public History (including museums, archives, and cultural heritage). The successful candidate may be required to teach General Education courses in the areas of Global Awareness, or Macau and Chinese Civilization. Command of at least one European or Asian language (in addition to English), relevant to her/his area of specialization, may be considered an advantage.
- Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/career for more details, and apply ONLINE at Career@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FSS/DHIST/AAP/06/2017). Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application. Human Resources Section, Office of Administration, University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +853 8822 8577; Fax: +853 8822 2412
- Review begins: 1 Oct 2017 and continues until position filled.
University of Macau (CHN) - Mainland China and Macau [Non-TT]Edit
- Visiting Instructor in History, two year renewable contract, to begin Jan 2018
- Areas of specialization are open, but preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience in the history of mainland China and Macao, which is relevant for the course “Macau and Chinese Civilization”. This course is a component of the University’s General Education programme. Ability to teach this course in both English and Chinese languages will be an asset.
- Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in History or a closely related discipline (though a Master’s degree or above is preferable) and significant teaching experience at the university level.
- Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/career for more details, and apply ONLINE at Career@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FSS/DHIST/VI/08/2017). A letter of application stating teaching interests, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations and three letters of recommendation should be submitted online...Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.
- Review begins: 1 Sept. 2017 and continues until the position filled.
- Tenure-track position in Asian History, broadly defined, at the rank of Assistant Professor.
- In addition to teaching specialized courses in his or her area of expertise, the successful candidate will contribute to the General Education survey load in the department by offering introductory courses in World Civilizations (prior to and since 1500). The successful candidate will periodically teach a historical methods course. Of particular interest to us are candidates who can complement our department by teaching in one or more of the following areas: the histories of gender and sexuality, indigenous peoples and colonialism, the Indian Ocean world, and transnationalism.
- UNC Pembroke, part of the University of North Carolina system, is among the most diverse universities in the South and has a student population of 6500 in various graduate, undergraduate, and professional programs. Originally founded in 1887 to educate Native Americans, UNC Pembroke has grown recently and today is one of the most ethnically and racially diverse universities in the eastern United States. Southeastern North Carolina offers close proximity to major cities and nearby beaches, and an affordable cost of living. The History Department has a strong record of teaching, publication, and service. Additional information about the university (http://uncp.edu) and department is available online.
- Applicants must have earned the Ph.D. in History by August 2018.
- Experience in the teaching of university-college-level teaching.
- Interested teacher-scholars should submit an online application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of references through the UNCP Online Employment System (http://jobs.uncp.edu). The UNCP History Department expects faculty to demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and to be engaged actively in professional scholarship and university service. Highlight relevant experience in these areas, as well as in service learning and community service. A 500-word teaching statement and a sample or proposed syllabus from a relevant upper-division course can be submitted online, by email to email@example.com, or by mail to Dr. Ryan K. Anderson, Department of History, UNC Pembroke, One University Drive, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510.
- Review of materials will begin 15 Dec. 2017. We will request additional materials such as letters of recommendation at that time.
- [Dec 22] Interviews scheduled. Letters of regret sent out.
- [Dec 23] Clarification: Letters of regret sent out, but next round of interviews not yet scheduled.
- [Jan 17] Request for Skype interview
University of Texas, Austin (USA:TX) - East and/or Southeast Asia before 1900Edit
- advanced associate or full professorship in the history of East Asia and/or Southeast Asia before 1900
- The area of specialization is open
- Applicants should have an outstanding record of publication and an established international reputation in the field. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in high quality research/scholarly activities, demonstrate effective classroom teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, direct graduate research, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university
- A PhD degree in History or related field is required. Applicants may currently hold the rank of either associate or full professor.
- nterested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Jacqueline Jones, Chair, Department of History. All materials should be submitted online via: https://dossier.interfolio.com/apply/44396. If you do not have a free dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one during the application process, assistance is available from Interfolio's Customer Support - firstname.lastname@example.org or call (877) 997-8807.
- For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2017 although review begins immediately [ad. placed 22 Sept] and position open until filled.
Berea College (USA:KY) - [Non-TT]Edit
- One or possibly two year sabbatical replacement position beginning in fall 2018.
- The specialty is open, but special consideration will be given to candidates with interests in Chinese history (any period), imperialism, colonial studies, human migrations, or globalization.
- Teaching Load: 3/3 "Teaching duties include lower-division survey courses, upper-division courses in area(s) of specialization and interest, and participation in the College’s General Education program."
- The successful applicant will fill the position of the Asian historian in 2018–2019. Pending approval in 2019, qualified candidates could extend the position by filling in as the sabbatical replacement for the Modern European/Global historian in 2019–2020.
- A Ph.D. is required, and teaching experience at the undergraduate level is highly desirable.
- Applicants should send a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching statement, transcripts, three reference letters, evidence of excellent undergraduate teaching, and sample course syllabi to HistorySearch2017@berea.edu. Applicants should also complete and send the Faculty Application available at http://www.berea.edu/FacApp along with other materials.
- Review begins 13 Jan. 2018 and continues until position filled.
- Intend to interview Feb. 2018
Chinese University of Hong Kong (CHN) - multiple positionsEdit
- Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s) - The History Department invites applications for full-time professoriate positions in: ancient and early medieval China; Hong Kong and overseas Chinese; contemporary China
- The academic rank of appointment will be considered with reference to the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
- Applicants should (i) have a doctoral degree from a reputable university; (ii) be a well-proven researcher and teacher, with a solid publication record, and capable of intellectual leadership; and (iii) be committed to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Being able to teach in a comparative perspective/approach is necessary.
- The appointee(s) will (a) develop and deliver teaching and research programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels suitable for Hong Kong; (b) participate in independent and/or collaborative research programmes; (c) serve on undergraduate and postgraduate thesis/dissertation committees; and (d) provide service at departmental, faculty and/or University levels.
- Applicants should complete the on-line application form and upload the followings: (i) full resume; (ii) copies of academic credentials; (iii) full publication list; (iv) three recent publication samples/abstracts; (v) a statement of teaching and research interest; (vi) three course syllabuses taught/designed; and (vii) evidence of teaching performance, if any. Applicants should also provide names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified). The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.
- Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2019, which, subject to funding, performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.
- For full consideration: 31 Jan. 2018, review begins in the Spring.
- Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Modern Chinese History
- We are now searching for senior lecturer/ lecturer candidates who can offer Chinese Modern History course for underground students for general education purpose.
- Post Specification: Applicants should have (i) a Ph.D. degree in History, China Studies, Cultural Studies or other majors related to modern Chinese history; (ii) interest and preferably experience in teaching Modern Chinese History as general education subjects at tertiary level; (iii) proficiency in Chinese and/or English; and (iv) A proven record of teaching excellence and experience in leading small group seminars would be an advantage.
- The appointee will be responsible for (a) teaching a general education course on “Chinese Modern History and Culture” and other relevant general education courses; (b) designing e-learning materials; and (c) assisting in curriculum development and administrative assignments.
- The appointee is expected to commence work in the academic year of 2017-18.
- Please send full curriculum vitae together with copies of qualification documents, a publication list and/or selected abstracts, recent teaching-related information such as teaching evaluations, and at least three references by email to email@example.com.
- Applications will be considered until the posts are filled. [ad expires 14 Nov. 2017]
City University of Hong Kong (CHN) - Open Rank, Ming-QingEdit
- Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Ming-Qing History)
- Duties : Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD; and undertake administrative duties in course, student activities, and academic program management.
- Requirements : A PhD in Ming-Qing History, with teaching and research interests in one or two of the following areas: political history, social history, cultural history, and urban history. Candidates with interest in interdisciplinary studies, and substantial working experience in the academic or research institutions are especially welcome. Relevant teaching and/or professional experience, strong research and administrative ability, and a proven record of publications are preferred. The successful candidate is expected to teach in both Chinese and English, and assume duty as soon as possible.
- Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Chinese and History, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : firstname.lastname@example.org/Fax : (852) 3442 0508].
- Deadline: not stated in ad. ad expires 2 Apr.
- Full-time tenure-track appointment for an assistant professor in East Asian History beginning in August 2018.
- We welcome applications from scholars whose primary regional focus is either imperial or modern China. Thematic specialization is open, and we encourage applicants to apply whose expertise and teaching interests may focus upon histories of public health, environment, migration, science, cities, and/or transnational histories. Successful applicants will be expected to teach broad surveys in Chinese and East Asian history, thematic courses or regional surveys from their own areas of expertise, and a historical methods course for majors.
- PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2018
- A successful candidate should have a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and contribute to our department’s innovative major curriculum that asks students to think comparatively about issues of race, gender, politics, war, imperialism, and religion (http://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/history). The candidate will also have opportunities to participate in the college’s vibrant Asian Studies program and in its distinctive Chinese language program.
- Teaching Load: 3/2 "with a full-salary, one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits."
- Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, writing sample (dissertation chapter or scholarly article), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation. In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity. The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/43441.
- Review of applications will begin on 11 Sept. 2017 and continue until the position has been filled.
- Initial preliminary interviews of selected applicants will take place via Skype by late October. Questions about this search may be directed to Sahar Bazzaz, Chair of the East Asian Search Committee, History Department, email@example.com.
- Skype interviews have already been scheduled. That was fast. (27 September)
- On-campus interviews have been schedule (Oct. 25)
- Has anyone heard back? (November 20)
- Tenure track assitant professorship in the history of modern China, with particular expertise in the late-Imperial and/or Republican periods, or post 1949, to begin 1 July 2018
- Applicants must be strong in both research and teaching and have the Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2018. We particularly invite applications from women and members of under-represented minority groups.
- Please send a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation online to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9660.
- The closing date for applications is 1 Nov.2017.
- any updates?
- They are putting together a short list, and have asked some candidates to submit writing samples. [Nov. 21]
- Have interviews been scheduled? [Dec. 5]
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (CHN) - Late Imperial Chinese History / Chinese Literature / Chinese Performing Arts / Art History [?Non-TT]Edit
- Assistant professorship in Late Imperial Chinese History / Chinese Literature / Chinese Performing Arts / Art History
- Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.
- The appointees will be required to (a) engage in teaching aspects of Chinese Culture and undertake related pedagogical activities at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) engage in programme/curriculum design and development, consultancy projects and other scholarly activities that help promote the department’s interests; (c) undertake scholarly research in his/her area of expertise; and (d) provide administrative support for academic and departmental affairs.
- Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline; (b) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and learning; (c) relevant post-qualification teaching and research experience and an excellent record of relevant academic achievements; and (d) an excellent command of both English and Chinese.
- Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.
- review begins: 22 Dec. 2017 and continues until position filled.
- Assistant Professorship in Modern Chinese History (19th or 20th C)
- You will make an important contribution to the development of a dynamic research culture, building on the expertise of a strong and evolving group in Chinese and East Asian history. Making use of your own outstanding knowledge and the University’s important library and archival holdings in the field - including the Oriental Museum, which boasts more than 10,000 objects in its Chinese collections - you will carry out and publish excellent and original research. Passionate about the history of China in the 19th or 20th century, you will share your enthusiasm through exceptional research-led teaching
- You’ll need: A good first-degree, complemented by a PhD in 19th or 20th century Chinese history or a related subject (either completed, or currently in progress), The ability to produce world-class research into Chinese political, social or cultural history, including a research plan which supports the activities of the department, Proof that you have contributed to research groups and can mentor early career researchers, The confidence to supervise PhD students, Willingness to develop successful research project proposals, with the scope to secure funding or generate income, Experience of delivering high-quality teaching across lectures and in smaller study groups, with the ability attain fellowship of the HEA, Confident leadership and communication skills, with the willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team.
- Deadline: 15 Jan. 2018 (midday).
- Long-list email received (Feb 14)
- What does that even mean? A rejection or ahm...a list of people they are still holding by a tether?
- Assistant professor of Chinese History
- Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract
- The appointee will be responsible for teaching duties for undergraduate programmes and/or above; contributing to programme development; engaging in departmental and faculty services; and pursuing an active research and publication agenda.
- Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree in Chinese History and a very good research track record. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the building of a strong research team and actively seek competitive external research grants. Familiarity with secondary education in Hong Kong will be an advantage.
- Application Forms are obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm; or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to email@example.com or by fax to (852) 2948 6005 or by post to the above address...Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en
- Review of applications will start from 30 June 2017, and will continue until the post is filled.
Grinnell College (USA:IA) - East Asia, incl. ChinaEdit
- Tenure track appointment in the history of East Asia, to begin Fall 2018
- Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Period and area of specialization open, with some preference for candidates whose expertise includes China.
- Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and a writing sample, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Elizabeth Prevost, at [HistorySearch1@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-4655.
- For full consideration: 4 Nov. 2017.
- [1 Dec] Phone call from search chair offering AHA interview.
- [12 Dec] All interviews have been scheduled. Letters of regret sent out.
- But they've kept our files open! How kind!
- [17 Jan] They've begun inviting candidates to campus (e-mailed rejection that doesn't admit to being a rejection) x2
Hong Kong Baptist University (CHN) - [Non-TT]Edit
- Research Assistant professor, Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two to three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.
- The appointee is expected to conduct research and contribute to teaching in history of China (preferably from Qin to Song), South Asia, or other geographical areas, ideally focusing on one or more of the following areas: (a) medical tradition and historical health management; (b) historical representations of childhood in different cultures; (c) history of aging and the well-being of seniors across nations; (d) evolution of sport and exercise; (e) environmental history; and (f) digital scholarship.
- Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms. The completed application form should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
- Deadline: 2 Dec. 2017.
Meredith College (USA:NC) - Modern Chinese HistoryEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in History, to begin Aug. 2018
- Ideal candidate will offer teaching and research strengths in modern Chinese history and one or more of the following fields: South Asia, 20th century world, Middle East, Africa, women’s history, international or comparative politics.
- Applicants must have PhD in Asian history or Asian Studies and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
- Applicants will be expected to contribute to all programs in the department, teach introductory surveys as well as upper level specialty courses, engage in scholarship and professional activity, and offer effective student advising.
- Interested candidates may submit letter of application online at http://meredith.hiretouch.com/default.cfm?page=joblist. Attach the following documents to complete your online application: curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research goals, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference. Supporting documents may instead be mailed to Dr. Michael Novak, History Search Committee, Meredith College, 3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC, 27607-5298.
- Review begins: 15 Sept. 2017.
- [14 Oct] Interviews have begun.
- Have campus interviews been scheduled yet?
- Unclear... [15 Nov]
- [6 Dec] Offer accepted (informed by email)
Michigan State University (USA:MI) - China before 1800Edit
- Assistant Professorship in Chinese History before 1800, to begin 16 Aug. 2018
- The candidate must be able to teach classes on ancient and imperial China, Asian history more broadly, and world history. The successful candidate will enhance department, college and university research strengths in a variety of areas
- PhD must be in hand by start date
- Teaching Load: 2 courses/semester
- Upload a CV, writing sample, cover letter addressing research and teaching. In addition, arrange to have three references upload confidential letters of recommendation through the MSU system. Search for posting #456861 at careers.msu.edu
- For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2017.
- Preliminary phone interviews scheduled (Nov. 1)
- Assistant, associate or full professor in Early China and Early Medieval China.
- We are open to scholars of any discipline whose research focus is on any period from Shang to Tang and who are able to teach courses on broader topics within those periods, especially China's interactions with neighboring cultures.
- Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a statement of their current research and future research plans (3 pages maximum), their teaching interests, and electronic copies of up to three recent relevant publications. Junior applicants should also submit the names and email addresses of at least three referees, who will be contacted to upload their reference letters. In the case of mid-career and senior applicants, reference letters will be requested at a later stage as needed.
- To apply visit this link http://apply.interfolio.com/44421. Please visit our website at http://shanghai.nyu.edu/en/about/work-here/open-positions-faculty for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail email@example.com.
- We are open to immediate applications, and we will continue to review applications until the positions are filled, for appointments to begin in the Fall 2018 semester. The deadline for junior applications is 15 Oct. 2017
- Also posted at Art History 2017-2018
North Carolina State University (USA:NC) - Open RankEdit
- Open Rank tenure track position in Chinese History, to begin 1 Aug. 2018
- PhD should be in hand by 1 Jul. 2018
- Candidates will be expected to teach survey courses in Chinese and Asian history and upper-level and graduate courses in their area(s) of expertise, as well as to assume responsibility for core departmental offerings and participate actively in our growing graduate program.
- NC State University now requires all applications to be initiated electronically. To apply, visit https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/95299 and click “Apply to this Job.” Applications should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; and a chapter-length writing sample. In addition, applicants should send three letters of recommendation, addressed to: David Ambaras, Chair of the Search Committee, Box 8108 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Questions can be sent to Professor David Ambaras, Chair of the Search Committee, at email@example.com
- Review begins: 15 Feb. 2018 and continues until position filled.
Virginia Military Institute (USA: VA) - Chinese and World HistoryEdit
- Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Chinese and World History, to begin Aug. 2018
- Teaching Load: 3/3 - enrollments capped at 22 students (or fewer) per section. - Candidates should be well prepared to teach at least one course on China in the Communist era. Additional specializations in any period of Chinese history, including, but not limited to environmental history, social history, foreign relations, political history or others, are most welcome. Other responsibilities include both halves of the VMI Core Curriculum course in World History
- Minimum requirements include an earned Ph.D. in history by May 2018; teaching experience is essential. The most attractive candidates will demonstrate a genuine commitment to a core course in World History along with a research agenda employing Chinese language materials.
- Applicants must complete an online state application and submit letters of interest and curricula vitae online at: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/83104.
- Applicants should also have three letters of recommendation (including comments on teaching), an unofficial transcript of all graduate course work, and samples of scholarship not readily available in electronic format sent directly to: Search Committee, Department of History, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450. Please do not mail hard copies of letters of interest, curricula vitae or application forms directly to the department.
- Applications will be accepted until 5 pm, 06 Oct 2017.
- Preliminary “Skype” interviews with selected candidates will precede fuller interviews at the AHA Convention in Washington D.C.
- [21 Oct] Preliminary interview invitations are out.
- [2 Dec] Request for AHA interview received.
University of Arizona (USA: AZ) - Chinese History/Studies (ancient)Edit
- Assistant Professor in Chinese and World History (tenure-track), to begin Aug. 2018
- Ph.D. in hand is expected by the time of the appointment
- We seek applicants with a specialization in the ancient period. Applicants should have solid training in early Chinese texts, thought, and language, as well as an active research agenda with the potential to attract outside funding. Areas of expertise may include early Chinese literary thought and textual traditions, paleography, etc. We are particularly interested in scholars with innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to unearthed documents, early/Classical literary theory, and pre-Buddhist thought.
- Teaching responsibility will be four courses per year, including undergraduate and graduate courses in areas covering Daoism, Confucianism, and the area of specialization; and a lower-division Chinese Civilization course.
- Successful candidates will have an ability to emphasize the relevance of early Chinese culture across fields and to contemporary China. They will also show aptitude for engaging and dynamic teaching methods, such as experiential education and digital platforms. Outreach is an important aspect of the College of Humanities’ mission, and it is expected that the successful applicant will be engaged in this enterprise, either through public lectures, community engagement, or study abroad.
- Complete applications should include the following: 1. Cover Letter, which must address philosophy of teaching, as well as current and future research, and include contributions to diversity and inclusiveness. 2. Current CV 3. Writing Sample (Save as ONE PDF FILE — Two writing samples, in either Chinese or English. Samples may be published papers or dissertation chapters) 4. Teaching Evaluations (from the past three years, if available) 5. Statement of Research and Teaching 6. Three letters of recommendation For substantive questions regarding the position and its requirements, contact the search committee chair, Professor Jiang Wu (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please note: You will be asked to provide contact information for three professional references within your application. At least one of these letters should speak directly to your teaching ability. The three references you list will receive an email upon the successful submission of your application. This email will ask your references to provide a letter of reference for you by October 31, 2017.
- Deadline: 31 Oct. 2017.
- three campus visits scheduled for January
- campus visits complete
- Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of Chinese History to begin August 2018.
- A research and teaching focus on Chinese History is required; the time period and thematic specialization are open.
- Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu and should include a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample not to exceed 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed separately to email@example.com; candidates selected for further consideration will need to submit original recommendation letters at a later date. Informal inquiries can be directed to the search committee chair, Professor Maren Ehlers (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Review begins: 26 Nov. 2017 and continues until position filled.
- What does it mean that three rec letters should be emailed but then original rec letters need to be submitted later?
- I guess if for some reason your recommenders have given you non-confidential letters, you can send them directly, and then their authenticity will be confirmed later? I don't know, I'm just having letters sent as normal now, and if they ask for something else later, I'll figure it out then.
- Invitations for Skype interviews sent out (Dec 9)
- Campus visits in progress (Jan. 28)
Yuelu Academy of Hunan University - Mainland China (Hunan)Edit
- Professor (open rank, associate or full preferred), Chinese History [Assumed starting date: late summer 2018]
- Hunan University is a public Chinese university located in Changsha, China. It is listed in the “Project 985”, “Project 211”and the “Double First-Class Initiative” by the Chinese government. The Yuelu Academy of Hunan University consists of the history, philosophy and archaeology departments. Its staff includes renowned and innovative senior and junior scholars. The Academy offers BA, MA, and PhD programs, and accommodates postdoctoral research.
- Field: medieval, late imperial and modern Chinese history, Chinese historical philology, intellectual history (from Song to Qing), Confucian classics studies, and history of Academies.
- Qualifications: acquisition of doctor’s degree bestowed by renowned universities as well as research institutions. Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience.
- Application materials: A detailed curriculum vitae; Job Application Form (linked); all the supporting materials for the information in the job application form, such as copies of academic publications.
- Application process: Mail or email the application materials to Prof. Yu Lu (email@example.com). Address: Yuelu Academy, Hunan University, Yuelu District, Changsha, Hunan Province, China, 410082.
- Deadline: The application is open all year round. Early application is strongly recommended.
Colby College (USA: ME) - One-Year Faculty Fellow - East Asian Studies History [Non-TT]Edit
- The Departments of East Asian Studies and History at Colby College invite applications for a one-year Faculty Fellow, beginning September 1, 2018.
- The Departments constitute a community of engaged teacher-scholars who teach a diverse array of courses deeply grounded in our research. We are searching for a teacher-scholar with a research interest in the history of China, Japan, or Korea of any historical period. We especially encourage those whose research or teaching engage questions of race and/or gender to apply. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcomed. Demonstrated teaching experience is preferred, as is a PhD.
- The teaching load is four courses for the year, including a one-semester “Foundations of East Asia” course (taught each semester), a 100-level survey of the modern history of China, Japan, or Korea, and a 200- or 300-level history course in an area of the candidate’s choosing. Colby is especially interested in candidates who, through their research and teaching, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
- Please submit a letter of interest, c.v., three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests via Interfolio at the following link http://apply.interfolio.com/46017.
- Review of applications will begin on January 10 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this search should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Durham University (UK:Eng) - East Asian History (post-1500?)Edit
- Associate Professorship in East Asian History (post-1500) [or post-1000? - both options listed in full job description?]
- You will make an important contribution to the development of a dynamic research culture, building on the expertise of a strong and evolving group in East Asian history. Making use of your own outstanding knowledge and the University’s important library and archival holdings in the field - including the Oriental Museum - you will carry out and publish excellent and original research. Passionate about the history of East Asia, you will share your enthusiasm through exceptional teaching. You will also play a role in developing the department and its reputation - from securing external research funding, to participating in management roles, and potentially contributing to the development of interdisciplinary centres.
- You’ll need: A good first-degree, complemented by a PhD in East Asian History (post-1000 China, Japan and/or Korea) or a related subject, A proven ability to produce world-class research - ideally addressing topics in transnational, transregional or global history - including a research plan which supports the activities of the department, Proof that you have contributed to establishing and leading research groups, mentored early career researchers and made a recognised contribution to the development of your research field, An excellent track record of recruiting and supervising PhD students, Willingness and ability to develop successful research project proposals, with the scope to secure funding or generate income, Experience of delivering high-quality and distinctive teaching across lectures and in smaller study groups, with HEA (or equivalent) status, Confident leadership and communication skills, with the willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team.
- Deadline: 12 Jan. 2017.
- Why are UK descriptions so vague and their applications such a pain? Really, if you are going to advertise a job put the damn application requirements in the post. WTF is a research description? Are you really asking that I write something specific for your job, which I won't use for any other application, and where I may or may not even be considered? And stop talking in second person! Is this supposed to help me envision myself in the position? Get real people, there is a job market out there and it would help if you could standardize your application procedure!
- I think you'll find that the eight-page-long description of the position available through the link is quite comprehensive. Just make sure you've filed your personal research plan with the ESRC by Michaelmas Term.
- That full description suggests it's post-1500, maybe? Not entirely clear... [14 Oct.]
- Nothing makes me happy like having eight pages of instructions for doing something. I will first study the twenty page guide for using my toaster oven, and then hurry to apply for this one.
- Tenure-track position in East Asian History. Research specialization is open.
- In addition to upper-level courses in their area of expertise, candidates should be prepared to teach introductory world history courses or other, innovative 100-level courses which will contribute to the general education program and attract students from across campus.
- Preference for ability to teach an introcutory course on China.
- Candidates must apply on-line at ithaca.edu/jobs/
- Review of applications will begin November 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
- The search committee will hold interviews at the January 2018 meeting of the American Historical Association.
- Any updates from Ithaca?
- received interview invitation (Dec.22)
- Tenure-track position in East Asian History beginning July 1, 2018. Period and region of specialization within East Asia and East Asian languages of research are open.
- Candidates should be prepared to teach introductory surveys on modern and premodern East Asia, and upper-level seminars in their area of expertise or interest. Other courses are open to the specific interests of the applicant.
- Specialists on China, Japan, or Korea who understand East Asia in a transnational context are especially welcome.
- The successful candidate will hold the James P. Storer Chair in Asian History, which includes funding for research and library acquisitions and the expectation of teaching four courses per year. In addition to maintaining an active research agenda and contributing to the curriculum of the History Department, the holder of the chair is also expected to promote awareness of East Asia across campus through engagement with students and faculty in the Asian and Middle East Studies Program, the International Studies Program, and other campus endeavors.
- Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and a Ph.D. in hand or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment (July 2018).
- Applications should include (1) a letter of application, (2) a C.V., (3) graduate school transcript, (4) teaching statement, (5) three letters of recommendation, and (6) a writing sample.
- To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu.
- Review of applications will begin on December 1 and will continue until the position is filled.
- any updates?.
- 9-Month Tenure track Assistant Professorship in History, to begin 13 Aug. 2018
- Description of Primary Duties: Conduct research in Modern East Asia, precise area of specialty is open but the candidate must demonstrate an ability and willingness to teach the East Asian survey courses and upper level courses in East Asian History broadly in both geographical and chronological scope. Do relevant service.
- Ph.D. must be completed within one year of initial appointment. Must be able to teach both online and seated classes.
- To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, three confidential letters of recommendation and a syllabus in World History from 1600 and an upper-level course in East Asian History. All application material, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically
- Online App. Form: https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/35552
- The first date of consideration is 16 Oct. 2017, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
- Preliminary phone interviews scheduled (Nov. 1)
St. Olaf College (USA:MN) - East Asian HistoryEdit
- Tenure track position 'expected at the assistant professor rank' in East Asian History, to begin August 2018
- The successful applicant should be committed to teaching in the liberal arts and conducting historical research, with a focus on the history of East Asia in a global perspective. Specialists in China, Japan or Korea are welcome. We are particularly interested in applicants who will contribute to the departments’ commitment to increasing access and opportunities for populations that are currently under-represented in the areas of Asian Studies and History.
- Teaching Load: 6 courses/year "Regular teaching responsibilities include courses in East Asian history at all levels: national and transnational surveys, topical seminars, and interdisciplinary courses on Asia, such as Asian Conversations. In addition to expertise in East Asian history, we welcome candidates with interests in fields such as gender studies, ethnic studies or environmental studies. A commitment to experiential learning through international study, internships and undergraduate student research projects is highly desirable."
- PhD must be in hand by 1 Sept. 2018
- The successful candidate will possess a high degree of fluency in Chinese, Japanese or Korean.
- Applicants must submit materials online at https://stolaf.hiretouch.com/faculty-postings A complete application includes: cover letter outlining your qualifications; current curriculum vitae; short statement (1 page) describing your approach to teaching; short statement (1 page) of your research agenda; writing sample (dissertation chapter or scholarly article); unofficial graduate school transcripts. the names and email contact information of three professional references who can speak to your abilities in classroom teaching and scholarship. St. Olaf College solicits letters directly.
- Review begins 1 Oct. 2017 and continues until position filled.
- Why can't they have a normal application procedure? The smaller the college, the more hoops you gotta jump through.
- Campus interviews scheduled (20 Oct.)
- Wow, talk about rapid speed!! Looks like quite a few schoolsl wanna have their top choice locked in before the semester is out.
- Received email indicating that the position has been filled. (26 Jan.)
University of Georgia (USA:GA) - ModernEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern East Asian History, to begin Aug. 2018
- We seek scholars who specialize in the history of China, Japan, and/or Korea after 1600.
- A Ph.D. in history or a related field is required at the time of appointment.
- Initial expressions of interest should include a cover letter describing teaching and research interests and a current vita. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date. Applications should be submitted at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2759. ...Inquiries should be addressed to Ari Daniel Levine, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
- Review begins 15 Nov. 2017 and continues until position filled.
- Has anyone heard back about campus interviews?
- No. Anyone else.
- Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in World History (East Asia)
- Candidates with interests in any area of East Asian history, including South East Asia, are encouraged to apply. Applications from candidates with research interests that map onto one or more of History’s existing research groups (Capital at Manchester; Cultural History of War; Embodied Emotions; Histories of Humanitarianism; Political Cultures) are particularly welcome although other research areas will be considered. You must be able to team-teach our Level One module (Modern China) and our Level Two module (Late Imperial China). At Level Three, you should devise and teach a specialist course based on your area of research expertise.
- You will have an outstanding record of academic publication in East Asian History, appropriate to your career stage, compatible with inclusion in our submission to REF 2021. You will contribute to existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses. These team-taught courses are subject to review and revision at regular intervals in order to incorporate the interests of new staff.
- Apply Online
- Deadline: 19 Nov. 2017.
- Rejection notice via email (November 21, 2017)
- Assistant professorship in East Asian History, with an emphasis on global capitalism and empire, to begin Aug. 2018
- Teaching Load: 2/2
- Ph.D. by the time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and the potential for significant peer-reviewed publications are required
- Candidates must complete an online letter of interest and submit a CV, three letters of recommendation, teaching portfolio (including syllabi and evaluations, if available), and a chapter-length writing sample. These supplementary materials may be attached to the online application (https://jobs.olemiss.edu) or mailed to Chair, East Asian History Search Committee, Arch Dalrymple III Department of History, 310 Bishop Hall, University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University MS 38677-1848.
- Review begins: 15 Feb. 2018.
- I have been told by a member of the department that this is a targeted search, intended for the current VAP.
- I'm sure that VAP hopes it is.
- Feb. 8 to Feb 16? Pretty obvious it is a target search.
Which work out 33% of the time.
University of the Pacific (USA:CA) - [Non-TT:VAP]Edit
- Two year Visiting Assistant Professorship in East Asian History, to begin Fall 2018
- Priority will be given to candidates who focus on China or Japan, although candidates whose research focuses on South- and/or Southeast Asia will also be considered.
- Teaching Load: 6 courses/year "including the survey of East Asian History, as well as the World History survey, and participation in the Pacific Seminar for freshmen. The candidate’s field of expertise from any area of Asia may constitute one upper-division class."
- The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in History by August, 2018. Candidates who are currently ABD will also be considered. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.
- Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample, and three reference letters to https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/11096
- Review begins: 1 Mar. 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
- Full-time, tenure-track position in Modern East Asian history (post-1500). Geographic and/or thematic specializations are open. Position begins in Fall 2018.
- Teaching Load: 3/3 which "involves some combination of the following: first-level course(s) such as East Asian Civilizations or World History for undergraduates who are completing their core area (general) requirement in historical studies as well as a broad range of upper-level course(s) in the history of East Asia for undergraduate history majors and minors.@
- Education requirements: Ph.D. (U.S. or foreign equivalent degree) in History or a related field required or alternatively, ABD candidates will be considered. All applicants must have demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching.
- All application materials must be submitted online at http://www.stthomas.edu/jobs/.
- To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by 6 Nov. 2017.
- Has anyone heard back about campus interviews? - Yes, they've been scheduled.
Furman University (USA:SC) - pref. w/KoreanEdit
- Open rank tenure track position in Japanese History, to begin Aug. 2018
- any field of Japanese history with a preferred outside field in Korean history
- PhD must be in hand by start date
- Teaching Load: 3/2
- To Apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/1103377 Provide the contact information for three reference providers on the application; The cover letter should address your qualifications, teaching interests, and research agenda; The sample work should be a writing sample; The diversity statement should be a one-page statement describing how you can enrich the diversity of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service.
- Review begins 15 Nov. 2017 and continues until the position is filled.
- any updates?
University of Arizona (USA: AZ) - Japanese Studies (history, cultural studies, or thought)Edit
- Tenure-track assistant professorship in Japanese Studies, with an emphasis in history, cultural studies, or thought, to begin Aug. 2018.
- Ph.D. in hand is expected by the time of the appointment.
- We seek applicants with specializations that offer potential for trans-regional, interdisciplinary, and thematic resonance within the EAS department and across the university. Period of research specialization is open, but our strong preference is for broadly trained scholars of Japan who can contribute to teaching and advising across both the pre-modern and modern period. Doctoral training in historical method is preferred, but applications from other specialists in thought or intellectual history are welcome. We are particularly interested in applicants with innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to Japanese studies in teaching and research, who situate Japan in regional and global contexts and engage diverse audiences, and who broaden existing departmental strengths in literature, religion, linguistics, and the anthropology of East Asia. For candidates interested in the history or culture of science and/or technology in Japan, possibilities may exist for collaboration with Planetary Scientists working in collaboration with the Japan Space Agency.
- Teaching Load: 4 courses/year including a lower-division Japanese Civilization course complemented by upper-division courses on pre-modern and modern Japan, graduate courses, and topics in the applicant’s area of specialization.
- Candidates are asked to submit (all in English unless otherwise noted): 1. Cover Letter, which must address philosophy of teaching, as well as current and future research, and include contributions to diversity and inclusiveness. 2. CV 3. Writing Sample (Save as ONE PDF FILE -- Two writing samples, in either Japanese or English. Samples may be published papers or dissertation chapters) 4. Teaching Evaluations (from the past three years, if available) 5. Three letters of recommendation that address your research and teaching ability and potential Please note: Upon submitting your application, the references listed within your application will receive an automated email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.
- Review of applications begins 31 Oct. 2017.
- Also posted at Japanese Studies 2017-2018
- campus visits complete
University of Chicago (USA:IL) - Pre-1900 JapanEdit
- Tenure Track assistant professorship in Pre-1900 Japanese Literary and Cultural Studies, including such fields as literature, intellectual and cultural history, performance studies, religious studies, and related areas preferably to begin July 1, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter
- Applicants should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization as well as general courses in Japanese culture, premodern forms of language, and related fields. Applicants should have excellent skills in reading primary source texts, as well as a track record of innovative scholarship. We encourage scholars with interdisciplinary and interregional research interests to apply.
- PhD must be in hand by appointment date
- Teaching Load: 4 courses/year
- To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #03508, and upload a cover letter addressing current research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, an outline of a book or dissertation project, and copies of any publications. Three letters of recommendation are also required. Letters of recommendation should be uploaded by the recommenders to the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website. However, if this is not possible the Department can accept letters of recommendation from the recommenders as signed pdfs or from a portfolio service if they are emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Review begins: 15 Nov. 2017.
- Also posted at Japanese Studies 2017-2018
University of Victoria (CAN) - ModernEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern Japanese History, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
- Seeking candidates "with the ability to situate the study of modern Japan in the broader Asia-Pacific region. Innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to research are especially welcome."
- Applicants should have completed a PhD by 1 July 2018, have a record and promise of outstanding research as evidenced by publications or forthcoming publications, and also have demonstrated the potential for excellence in teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in his/her area of specialization, contribute to the department’s core courses on the Pacific-Asia region and participate in graduate teaching and supervision.
- Applications should include a cover letter, full c.v., and up to three sample publications. Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the Chair. Application materials, including letters of reference, should be submitted via email to: email@example.com
- Deadline: 5 Jan. 2018.
- Tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the area of South Asian history (1500-present).
- Ph.D. should be in hand by August 15, 2018.
- Applicants should have a strong record or demonstrate promise of scholarship, be prepared to teach the survey The West and the World and courses in their specialty, and contribute to the MA program. The department is also interested in scholars with experience working with the digital humanities.
- Candidates should make electronic submission of a cover letter, vita, three letters of reference, and a writing sample to Prof. Michael Silvestri, South Asia Search Chair, Dept. of History, Clemson University, Hardin Hall, Clemson, SC 29634-0527 by means of Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/45439)
- For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2017
- Any news about if they have moved to shortlist the candidates for AHA?
- Any updates about this position? [Dec 4]
- Any news about what is happening with this job search? [Dec 15]
Denison University (USA:OH) - [Non-tt:VAP] Middle East or South Asian HistoryEdit
- one-year visiting position in the history of the Middle East or South Asia to begin in Fall 2018
- See full posting (link above) at African/Middle_East_History_2017-18
- Skype interviews scheduled (Jan 25)
- See full post at European History 2017-18
- Does anyone have any updates on this job search? (Dec 18)
- Tenure-track assistant professor of modern South Asian history.
- Candidates must have their Ph.D. in hand before the start date of September 1, 2018.
- A letter of application, CV, writing sample (no longer than an article or dissertation chapter), and three letters of recommendation (sent separately) must be submitted electronically via the link on our departmental website at http://www.history.northwestern.edu/
- Deadline 15 Oct. 2017.
- Any news about if they have moved to shortlist the candidates for AHA?
- [21 Nov] Request for further materials received
- Any further news on interviews, campus visits, etc?
- Any updates on this beyond further materials (Jan 25)
- If you haven't heard from them, there is no good news coming.
Princeton University (USA: NJ) - [Senior Hire] Contemporary IndiaEdit
- Tenured professorship in any discipline, including the arts, the humanities, the social sciences, engineering and the natural sciences.
- Candidates are required to have regional expertise on India, knowledge of relevant foreign languages, and experience managing a center or program.
- In addition to contributing to their respective disciplinary department and to the wider research community of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), they are expected to broaden Princeton's international networks and strengthen regional course offerings at the University.
- Field of specialization is open.
- Apply online at http://dof.princeton.edu/academicjobs
- Senior scholars should submit a brief letter of interest along with a curriculum vita and a list of references, but not publications, letters of recommendation or writing samples at this time.
- Essential Qualifications: Excellence in a recognized field or discipline. Regional expertise on India.
- Furhter questions about this position may be directed to Susan Bindig at firstname.lastname@example.org
- This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
- For full consideration: 2 Oct. 2017.
Reed College (USA:OR) - [non-TT:VAP] African, Middle Eastern, South AsianEdit
- Visiting Assistant Professor of History and Humanities, with a specialization in modern or early modern African, Middle Eastern, or South Asian history
- See full posting (link above) at African/Middle_East_History_2017-18
- Tenure track Assistant Professorship in South Asian History
- Teaching Load: 3/3 "to include World Civilizations, upper-division undergraduate, and graduate courses for our M.A. in History program."
- Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in History or a pertinent related field (ABD nearing completion of dissertation will be considered. If ABD, would be hired at the rank of Instructor with the requirement that candidate complete doctoral degree within six months of the date of hire).
- To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) unofficial transcripts; and, 4) three blind letters of recommendation. Items 1-3 must be submitted online. To do so, please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/. Item 4 – letters of recommendation should come either directly from an online credential service provider or from the professional reference sent to Ms. Melissa Hampton via email at email@example.com or hard copy to: Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801 Attention: Melissa Hampton. Other than blind recommendations, please do not send documents via E-mail. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application system.
- For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2017.
- [30 Nov] Received invitation to interview at AHA[x2]
- Tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern South Asian history, c. 1500-Present.
- Appointment begins July 1, 2018.
- The minimum requirement to be considered an applicant is to have either a PhD at time of appointment or to have completed all requirements for a PhD in History or a related field (or equivalent degree), except the dissertation (or equivalent), at the time of application.
- Any area of specialization is welcome, but we are especially seeking a scholar who can add breadth and depth to our department’s strengths in the historical dynamics of religious, linguistic and ethnic identities and relationships, movements seeking national and/or regional autonomy, the history of gender, race and sexualities, science and the environment, imperialism and decolonization, and/or public history. We are also interested in scholars whose research explores connections, whether through migration, financial transfers, trade, media circulation, travel or other means, between South Asia and other areas of the world. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. The successful candidate will contribute to the department's lower- and upper-division, and graduate history curriculum.
- Applications should include a cover letter including discussion of current and future research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, one writing sample, and a sample syllabus and 3 academic letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted online at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01087 . For your letters of recommendation you will be asked to submit the names and email addresses of the references. The online system will then contact references with instructions about how to upload the letters.
- Applicants should apply at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01087 .
- Address inquiries to Professor Erika Rappaport, Modern South Asia History Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For more information about our department, please visit our website at: http://www.history.ucsb.edu/
- For full consideration: 24 Nov. 2017
- Any news about if they have moved to shortlist the candidates for AHA?
- Received an email saying that shortlisted candidates will be invited to video conference on December 18-19. The shortlist will be announced in second week of December.
- I got the same email too. Sounds like a mass email sent to all the applicants?
- Any news? Did they send shortlist emails? (Dec 14)
- SB is inundated in smoke. Finals were rescheduled. The whole situ is a mess. Maybe the search has been slowed down? http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2017/018562/thomas-fire (Dec 16)
- What do you mean by "Finals were rescheduled"? Have you heard back from them on this issue? (Dec 17)
- Any news here? Has this search been canceled?
- Interviews conducted early January. Not sure if they've made campus invites yet.
Wagner College (USA:NY) - Africa, the Middle East or South Asia and the history of IslamEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship
- See full posting (link above) at African/Middle_East_History_2017-18
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