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August 15, 2012

Assistant Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature, University of South Carolina

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Chinese and Comparative Literature
Assistant Professor

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and the Chinese Program (http://www.cas.sc.edu/dllc/) at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Chinese and Comparative Literature. Primary fields of expertise in the field of pre-modern Chinese and Comparative Literature; secondary field, Asian, World, or European literature and/or theory. Preference given to candidates whose primary field of expertise is Tang and/or Song Dynasty literature. Teaching responsibilities: two courses per semester in Chinese language and our nationally-ranked Comparative Literature program. Ph.D. in Chinese or Comparative Literature in hand by August 2013. Native or near native fluency in Chinese and English required.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, representative scholarly work and three letters of recommendation to:

Recruitment Coordinator: Chinese and Comparative Literature
ATTN: Terri Lucas
USC Dept. of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
1620 College St. Columbia, SC 29208 USA

For full consideration, all application materials must be received no later than October 15, 2012.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Posted by zzhu at August 15, 2012 02:06 PM