Academic openings: USF, Georgia Tech, Williams, Emory

EMORY UNIVERSITY

Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the
rank of assistant professor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in
the Department of Film and Media Studies. Appointment begins in Fall
2013. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research and
teaching focus on one or more of the national cinemas/media of East Asia
and/or South Asia. We especially welcome applications from scholars of
film and media in Korea, China or India. Language and cultural fluency, as
well as an ability to teach core film/media courses, are preferred.
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at time of appointment, evidence of
excellence in teaching, and must show promise of innovative scholarship,
as well as dedication to building our program. Please send a letter of
application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Matthew H.
Bernstein, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Film and Media Studies,
Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322. Applications are due December 15,
2012. Emory University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and Minorities are
encouraged to apply.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature
Williams College

Williams College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chinese
language and modern Chinese literature beginning September 2013. The
faculty member will be a core member of the Chinese Program in the
Department of Asian Studies. Teaching responsibilities include four
courses annually and one Winter Study (January term) course every two
years. Qualified candidates should be able to teach courses in modern
Chinese literature and culture as well as all levels of Chinese language.
Candidates with strong teaching experience whose research areas are in
modern Chinese literature, film, cultural studies, or diasporic studies
are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have Ph.D. in hand by time of
appointment. To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae,
graduate school records, sample syllabi for literature and language
courses, sample teaching video, and three recommendation letters to:
Kasumi Yamamoto, Chair, Department of Asian Studies, Williams College,
Williamstown MA 01267. The deadline to submit application materials is
January 15, 2013. No electronic application will be accepted. All offers
of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.
Further information is available here
http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-polic
y/
.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in
the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with easy access to the
culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College
is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of
approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff
and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching
and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please
visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu/>). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations
for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a
diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can
live, learn, and thrive.

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GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

The School of Modern Languages in the Ivan Allen College at the Georgia
Institute of Technology announces an opening for a new tenure-track
appointment as Assistant Professor of Chinese, to begin August 2013. We
seek candidates with a PhD in Chinese language, literature, or cultural
studies (or a related field), with native or near-native Chinese fluency,
with outstanding scholarly potential and excellent teaching skills,
interest in contributing to our stand alone Chinese ALIS major,
participating in development of our Chinese ROTC Flagship project, and
online course development, and with a desire to partner with other faculty
in a summer abroad program in China. We are particularly interested in
candidates with interdisciplinary research interests, experience with the
application of technology or media to student learning and/or a focus on
intercultural studies. Applicants should have strong potential for
research publications in English.

The School of Modern Languages emphasizes interactive learning and an
interdisciplinary approach to language, literature, and intercultural
studies. We offer a major in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies
(ALIS) and two joint majors: International Affairs and Modern Languages
(IAML) and in Global Economics and Modern Languages (GEML). Opportunities
for interdisciplinary collaboration with faculty in the other language
groups in Modern Languages as well as faculty from other Schools in the
Ivan Allen College are strongly encouraged.

Applicants should send a cover letter describing applicant’s
qualifications for the position, C.V., sample course syllabi and teaching
evaluations, a sample of applicant’s scholarly work (preferably a sample
publication), and three letters of recommendation electronically to
chinesesearch@modlangs.gatech.edu. Materials may also be sent to Dr. Dina
Khapaeva, Chair, School of Modern Languages, Georgia Institute of
Technology, 613 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332-0375. Deadline is
November 15, 2012. Georgia Tech is an Equal Employment Opportunity,
Affirmative Action Employer.

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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA

Department of English, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Assistant Professor, Chinese-American Literature and Film

Assistant Professor. Chinese-American Literature and Film, preferably with
a broader interest in Asian-American and transnational culture and theory.
Tenure-line. Ph. D. required; ABD applicants will be considered but must
have the degree conferred by August 7, 2013. Candidates must have a strong
teaching record and outstanding scholarly potential. Teaching will include
a range of undergraduate and graduate courses. 2/2 teaching assignment.
Salary and benefits competitive. 9 month appointment per year; summer
employment possible. Letter, vita, and list of graduate courses required.
Apply online at https://employment.usf.edu<https://employment.usf.edu/>
by November 12, preferably sooner. Applications received after that date
will be advanced only in cases of compelling merit. For information
regarding the USF System, please visit our website at
http://system.usf.edu/. According to Florida Law, applications and
meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations,
please contact Nancy Serrano (813-974-8211 or serrano@usf.edu) at least
five working days prior to need. USF is an Equal Opportunity Institution