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August 12, 2008

Dept. of Pacific & Asian Studies at the University of Victoria

Title Assistant or Associate Professor
School/Unit University of Victoria
Department China Area Studies (social sciences or history)
Location Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Full or Part-Time Full
Salary Note: In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Deadline Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample by no later than September 15, 2008

The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies at the University of Victoria invites applicatons for an Assistant or Associate Professor position commencing July 1, 2009, in China Area Studies. The successful candidate should hold a PhD and demonstrate outstanding scholarly promise in a discipline in the social sciences or history. The candidate is expected to have a proven capacity for teaching and research in modern China studies and a working knowledge of the Chinese language. Applications from scholars who approach China studies in a broader Asian and Pacific context are especially encouraged. Potential areas of specialization include (but are not limited to): China in a global context; scientific or environmental knowledge; gender and sexuality; culture, state and society; Chinese diasporic communities; commodities and consumption.

The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies is a dynamic interdisciplinary department with a new and innovative graduate program, and the new appointment will complement the Department's existing program coverage. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a general introductory course on the Pacific region, courses on theory and methodolgy, regional courses on China, and thematic courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample by no later than 15 September 2008 to:

Dr. Cody Poulton, Chair
Department of Pacific and Asian Studies
University of Victoria
PO Box 3045, STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8V 3P4, Canada

Phone: 250.721.8707
Fax: 250.721.7219
Email: wonton@.uvic.ca
Website: web.uvic.ca/pacificasia

In addition, three academic referees should be asked to send letters to the above address to arrive no later than 15 September 2008.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration rquirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Posted by moyera at August 12, 2008 01:54 PM