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October 07, 2008

Tenured Associate or Full Professor at UNC Chapel Hill

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Proposed Start Date: 7.1.2009
Recruitment ID: 1001059

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications from outstanding scholars for a tenured faculty position at either the associate professor or full professor level in any aspect of the contemporary studies of East Asia.
Preference may be given to applicants who can teach content courses about contemporary China.

Preference is for an appointment at the senior level.

For the purposes of this search, East Asia is considered to include China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. The person hired will be expected to continue to develop research and teaching initiatives relating to their thematic and theoretical interests and East Asia.

Experience with developing graduate programs and in graduate-level teaching will be an advantage. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will contribute substantially to the academic and intellectual leadership of the Department.

Education Requirements: A Ph.D. degree in the social sciences or humanities.

Qualifications and Experience: A Ph.D. degree in the social sciences or humanities is required. The appointee will have a substantial record of research and publication. Preference may be for a candidate with experience teaching contemporary China content courses. Experience of developing graduate programs and in graduate-level teaching will be an advantage.

Special Instructions: Qualified applicants should submit an application including their CV online at http://hr.unc.edu/jobseekers/. Search for positions listed in Asian Studies. In the cover letter the applicant should list at least four senior scholars from whom the Search Committee can solicit evaluations. Additional application materials, including a statement of research and teaching interests and experience, and two samples of authored chapters or research articles, may be uploaded at the above website.

The review of applications will begin 28 November 2008 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

For additional academic information, contact Kevin Hewison, Search Committee Chair, khewison@unc.edu (email); 919.843.0130 (voice).

Administrative queries to asiasearch@unc.edu.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted by moyera at October 7, 2008 02:24 PM