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University of Pennsylvania, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese and Sinophone Literatures
The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in modern Chinese and Sinophone literatures (broadly defined) to begin July 1, 2022.
Candidates should have a doctoral degree in hand by the time of the appointment. “Modern” is defined as roughly 1700 to the present. We welcome candidates with specializations in mainland China (including minority literatures), Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the broader Sinophone world. Applicants should possess a record of promising, innovative scholarship, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Interest in collaboration with authors and/or critics, and in interaction with Penn’s Chinese language program is desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an introduction to Chinese civilization course on rotation, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization.
Contact: Linda Greene
Posting Date: 09/23/2021
Closing Date 11/23/2021