Position, Frances Young Tang '61 Chair in Chinese Studies, Skidmore College

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Skidmore College, Open

Frances Young Tang '61 Chair in Chinese Studies

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   New York, United States
Position:   Department Chair

~~Skidmore College is proud to announce the endowment of the Frances Young Tang '61 Chair in Chinese Studies. This new position reflects Skidmore's continuing commitment to international education and diversity in a liberal arts setting and is designed to further strengthen Skidmore's curriculum in Chinese studies.

For the first occupant of the Chair, Skidmore wishes to make a tenure-track appointment, open as to rank, in any discipline. The successful candidate will teach five courses appropriate to his/her disciplinary background and will be expected to participate creatively in the broadening of the College's Asian Studies program.

Skidmore College is primarily an undergraduate institution which has always emphasized teaching excellence as the premiere credential for success.  At the same time, we consider that faculty members must make significant scholarly and/or artistic contributions to their disciplines.  The successful applicant will be one who has a commitment to involving undergraduates actively in her/his research.  We are seeking to attract applicants from diverse backgrounds and those who have experience working with diverse student populations.

We are pleased to invite nominations and applications by November 1, 2014.
Nominations should be sent to
Dr. Beau Breslin (bbreslin@skidmore.edu)
Dean of the Faculty and Vice-President for Academic Affairs

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To learn more about and apply for the position in your discipline please visit the applicable link below:

Anthropology - https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55993
Asian Studies - https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55996
Economics - https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55995
Foreign Languages - https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=56000
Government - https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55992
History - https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55999
Psychology - https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55997
Philosophy & Religion -  https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55998
Sociology - https://careers.skidmore.edu

Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore’s faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,400 talented undergraduate men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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Primary Category: Archaeology
Secondary Categories: Asian History / Studies
Economic History / Studies
Government and Public Service
History Education
Religious Studies and Theology
Posting Date: 09/04/2014
Closing Date 12/03/2014