Assistant Professor, Chinese Religions
Wake Forest University Department of Religion invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Chinese Religions beginning Fall semester 2014. The successful candidate will have :
· Research expertise in Daoism or Buddhism and competence in other religions in China, including popular folk traditions and new religious movements
· The ability to place Chinese religions in the contemporary global context
· Full command of relevant textual sources and the ability to conduct research in Chinese or relevant languages
· Demonstrated competence in theoretical and comparative approaches to the academic study of religion, with preference given to ethnography
· A strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Teaching responsibilities (nine courses over two years) will include introductory courses on Asian and/or Chinese Religions, and the development of upper-level courses in the area of specialization as well as courses on a selection of traditions found historically in China (e.g., Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, popular Chinese religions, etc.)
· Demonstrated promise for continuing research and publication
· Completed Ph.D. by July 2014 is required
Wake Forest University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. For complete details and to apply, go to http://wakejobs.silkroad.com or call (336) 758-4700. Applications must include a statement on teaching and research, CV, and a sampling of teaching evaluations. Candidates must also supply three letters of reference to be sent separately by their authors to religionletters wfu.edu (.pdf documents preferred, Word documents accepted). All application materials are due by October 25, 2013. Only online applications will be accepted. Specific questions about the position may be addressed to Jarrod Whitaker, chair of the search committee at whitakjl wfu.edu. Wake Forest University is an EEO/AA employer.
Assistant Professor, East Asian History
The History Department at Denison University, a highly selective liberal arts college in Ohio, invites applications for a tenure-track position in East Asian history within any area and period of specialization in the history of China or Japan. Teaching responsibilities in a 3/2 load include a two-semester introductory course sequence in East Asian history (from traditional to modern) and upper-level courses in the candidates areas of expertise. Ph.D. and teaching experience preferred ; minimum requirement is Ph.D. completed by appointment at the assistant professor level on August 28, 2014. Interviews will be conducted at the meeting of the American Historical Association in Washington, D.C., January 2-5, 2014. Applications must be submitted by November 4, 2013, and must include a letter of application, C.V., sample syllabi, an article-length writing sample, an unofficial transcript, and 3 letters of recommendation. (Note that only after an application has been submitted online will an email trigger automatically be sent to recommenders or a dossier service, requesting that letters be submitted (letters will be accepted until Nov. 25). Denison University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. All application materials must be submitted online at https://employment.denison.edu.
Contact : https://employment.denison.edu
Posting Date : 09/06/2013 Closing Date : 11/04/2013
Assistant Professor, East Asian History
The History Department at the City College of New York invites applications for a tenure-track position in East Asian history atthe Assistant Professor level. The Department is especially interested in applicants with research interests in pre-20th century history and in transnational history. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and M.A. courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, as well as courses that contribute to the colleges general education curriculum. The starting date for this position is Sept. 1, 2014. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in history by the time of the appointment and demonstrated commitment to teaching, research, and program service. The successful candidates should be able to communicate their expertise effectively to a diverse student body. Candidates should provide evidence of an active research agenda. Salary commensurate with experience
Contact : To apply, please view the opening (Job ID 8959) at www.cuny.edu and submit all requested materials online as a single PDF.
Posting Date : 09/14/2013 Closing Date 12/12/2013