Position, Assistant Professor, Premodern Chinese Literature, University of Arizona

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University of Arizona, East Asian Studies
Assistant Profesor, Premodern Chinese Literature

Institution Type:    College / University
Location:    Arizona, United States
Position:    Assistant Professor

The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. The Department of East Asian Studies (EAS) invites applications for a tenure track position in Premodern Chinese Literature at the Assistant professor level. Time period and academic specialization within the field of premodern Chinese literature is open. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in research and an active research agenda, and expertise in teaching premodern Chinese literature at the university level. Teaching responsibilities of two courses per semester will be divided between graduate and undergraduate courses, including courses in premodern Chinese literature and literary Chinese, and lower division general education courses, including Chinese Civilization. We encourage a candidate whose research reflects the breadth and depth of Chinese literature, who can promote the relevance of premodern Chinese literature to China and the world today.

The appointment is to begin August, 2015 by which time the appointee is to have the Ph.D. in hand. Please submit
*Statement of research and teaching (length = up to two pages)
*An article or chapter length writing sample
*3 LETTERS OF REFERENCE (CAN BE MAILED/EMAILED AFTER APPLYING) TO:
Clarity White
East Asian Studies
University of Arizona
1512 E. First Street
P.O. Box 210105
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0105 
clarityw@email.arizona.edu

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. More information about the benefits of working at the University of Arizona can be found at http://employment.arizona.edu/.

EAS is a vibrant interdisciplinary program. The successful candidate will have opportunities to contribute to emerging programs in World Literatures, Translation Studies, Global Studies, and Digital Humanities, and will be encouraged to collaborate productively across campus. For more information on the Department of East Asian Studies, please see http://eas.arizona.edu and http://humanities.arizona.edu/sillc/positions. The University of Arizona is located in the diverse and culturally rich Sonoran Desert city of Tucson; to learn more about Tucson, visit:  http://www.visittucson.org/.

Contact: 

For questions about the submission process, please contact Ms. Clarity White (clarityw@email.arizona.edu) and about the position, Search Committee Chair Jiang Wu (jiangwu@email.arizona.edu).
Website:  http://uacareers.com/56687

Posting Date:  10/13/2014
Closing Date  02/07/2015