Job Announcement: Tenured Professor of Vietnamese History, Harvard University

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Posting Date:     01/14/2021
Closing Date:     03/15/2021


Harvard University, Department of History & Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations


Position Description: The Department of History and the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations seek to jointly appoint a tenured professor to fill the Kenneth T. Young Chair of Vietnamese History Candidates are welcome who focus on any period of Vietnamese history.  The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. The appointee will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will contribute to the Harvard Asia Center’s initiatives in  the study of Southeast Asia 

Basic Qualification: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in History or cognate field 

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching, advising, and research is desired. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, University, and wider scholarly community. 

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (  Applications should be submitted by March 15, 2021 and will be reviewed until the position is filled. 

1.   Cover letter 

2.   Curriculum Vitae 

3.   Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices) 

4.   Research statement 

5.   Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas. 

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