Barnard College's Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Premodern (Warring States to late Qing) Chinese Humanities beginning July 1, 2023. Period is open.
Discipline is open to History, Literature, Religion, Philosophy, Art History, or related discipline in the humanities. Fields of specialization are open but we are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages with methods of interdisciplinarity and questions of gender/sexuality, ethnicity, and/or material culture. The teaching load is 2/2. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and college level.
The Barnard East Asia program is fully integrated with the graduate and undergraduate program of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University. In the letter of application, we ask you to speak to your ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender and gender expression, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
For the initial application please submit a cover letter, a CV, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three writers of letters of recommendation to: https://careers.barnard.edu/postings/6580
Applications received by December 1, 2022 will receive full consideration.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.
Department: Asian/Middle East
Required Qualification Summary:
Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. Strong research agenda. Teaching experience at North American liberal arts colleges or universities.
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