Position, Assistant Professor of East Asian History, University of South Carolina

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University of South Carolina - Upstate, Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy, and

American Studies

Assistant Professor--East Asian History – Requisition #007982

Institution Type: College / University

Location: South Carolina, United States

Position: Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor--East Asian History – Requisition #007982

Tenure-track, nine-month faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campuses.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduates in East Asian history and lower-level surveys in World History. Subfields open. Faculty typically teach four classes per semester. Excellence in teaching and scholarship and commitment to service are expected.

Required: Ph.D. in East Asia or in the history of an East Asian country. Letter of application, vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three current letters of recommendation (dated, signed and on letterhead if possible). ABDs will be considered, however, Ph.D. must be completed before August 15, 2015

In the 2013 edition of Best Colleges, US News and World Report ranked USC Upstate #1 in Public Regional Colleges-South category. USC-Upstate (http://www.uscupstate.edu) is a comprehensive public university, located between Charlotte and Atlanta, with over 5,500 undergraduate students.

The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


For complete information/requirements and online application submission process, go to

www.uscupstate.edu/jobs and click on Full Time Academic. Send hard copies of application materials

to Dr. Robert McCormick, Chair, Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy, and American

Studies, University of South Carolina Upstate, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303. Contact

information: rmccormick@uscupstate.edu or 864-503- 5723.

Priority will be given to candidates whose files are complete by October 15 and review will continue

until position is filled. Evaluations of teaching and sample assignments, examples of scholarship, and

other supporting materials are encouraged.

Website: http://www.uscupstate.edu/jobs

Primary Category: East Asian History / Studies

Secondary Categories: World History / Studies

Posting Date: 09/03/2014

Closing Date 12/02/2014