Chinese academic openings announced at Harvard, Macalester, Connecticut, Virginia

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard
University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in MODERN
CHINESE HUMANITIES, expected to begin on July 1, 2013. We are particularly
interested in scholars who combine strengths in film and/or media studies
with interdisciplinary range. We would also welcome applicants whose
research encompasses other areas of modern Chinese humanities, including
cultural and literary studies, Sinophone studies, and thought. All
applicants should possess a high level of proficiency in Chinese.

The successful candidate should demonstrate the capacity for excellence in
teaching as well as research, and will be expected to teach a range of
offerings related to Chinese humanities, from introductory undergraduate
lecture courses through graduate seminars.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, the names and contact
information of three references who will be asked to submit letters of
recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and a
statement of current and future research plans. To ensure full
consideration applications should be submitted online by October 12, 2012
at: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu.

Harvard is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.
Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

If you encounter technical difficulties with or have questions about the
application process, please contact us atchaireal@fas.harvard.edu.

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The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Macalester College
announces an opening for a tenure-track position in Chinese, rank open,
beginning Fall, 2013. Applicants should have a Ph.D. at the time of
application in the field of Chinese literature, linguistics, or related
subjects, possess native or near-native proficiency in Chinese, and
demonstrate ability and commitment to teach all levels of language.
Scholarly promise, college teaching experience, an interdisciplinary
approach to the teaching of Chinese culture, and knowledge of current
pedagogical methodologies are desirable. The teaching responsibilities
will involve both language and literature or culture courses.

We seek applicants who can contribute to the broader intellectual life of
the College, which may include involvement in such activities as
cross-listing courses with other departments, first year courses or
faculty seminars. Successful applicants may also contribute to the
advancement of one or more of the College’s interdisciplinary programs.

Send letter of application, CV, a brief statement of philosophy on
teaching at a liberal arts college, sample syllabi of language and culture
courses, and three letters of reference to www.academicjobsonline.org
<http://www.academicjobsonline.org>/ajo/jobs/1679. Questions regarding the
application should be directed to Katie Scott at scottc@macalester.edu.
Applications received before or on October 1, 2012 will receive primary
consideration.

Macalester College is a selective, private liberal arts college in the
Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, whose vital and diverse urban
communities offer multiple opportunities for faculty and student
engagement. The College enrolls over 1800 students from all 50 states plus
the District of Columbia and almost 80 countries. As an Equal Opportunity
employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve a diverse workforce,
the College strongly encourages applications from women and members of
underrepresented minority groups. We are especially interested in
applicants dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research in a
liberal arts setting, committed to working with students of diverse
backgrounds. All faculty at Macalester are expected to help sustain the
College’s distinctive mission of educational excellence with a special
emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.

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The Department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages at the University of
Connecticut

Job Posting Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in
Chinese 20th Century Literary Studies, Cultural Studies or Applied
Linguistics.

Job Summary: The Department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages at the
University of Connecticut invites applications for two (2) new positions
in Mandarin Chinese Literature, Language and Culture beginning Fall 2013.
One position is at the rank of Assistant Professor. The other position is
open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor).

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: PhD in hand by May 20, 2013;
native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English; strong
commitment to research and scholarly publications; evidence of teaching
excellence, experience teaching Chinese at all levels.

Preferred Qualifications: a. film and media studies and Chinese film
culture; b. gender studies/politics; c. digital humanities; d. applied
linguistics; e. Language Across the Curriculum; f. experience teaching at
the American university/college level.

Appointment Terms: Both are full-time, nine-month positions, with rank
and salary commensurate with qualifications. The Assistant Professor
position is tenure-track. The open rank position is
tenure-track or eligible for tenure at hire.

These positions are at the main campus in Storrs but incumbents may work
at the campuses located at Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, Torrington,
Waterbury, and/or any other University location.

To Apply: Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence
of successful teaching, and an article-length writing sample via Husky
Hire by November 15, 2010. Three letters of recommendation should be sent
to Dr. Rosa Helena Chinchilla, Head, Department of Literatures, Cultures
and Languages, University of Connecticut, 337 Mansfield Rd, Storrs, CT
06269-1057.

If you have questions or need further information you may contact Dr Rosa
Helena Chinchilla via email at rosa.chinchilla@uconn.edu. The University
of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly and actively
committed to diversity within its community. Members of populations
traditionally under-represented in US institutions of higher education are
especially encouraged to apply.

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The College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of the University of
Virginia seeks to recruit the inaugural holder of the David Dean Chair in
Asian Studies. The Chair is named in honor of David Dean, a distinguished
career foreign service officer and former Chairman of the American
Institute in Taiwan.

The search committee invites applications from senior scholars whose
research and teaching focus on the society, history, arts, literature, or
culture of China in any period. Candidates must have a distinguished
record of scholarship and teaching. A Ph.D. is required. The candidate
should hold the rank of Full Professor at the time of appointment,
although applicants at the rank of Associate Professor with exceptional
records of scholarship and teaching will be considered.

To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa
(https://jobs.virginia.edu <https://jobs.virginia.edu/>) and
electronically submit the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and
the names and contact information of at least three distinguished scholars
who can provide references. Applicants should include in their cover
letter a personal statement summarizing research agenda, commitment to
teaching, and leadership efforts in the field of East Asian studies.
Search on posting 0610575.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012 and continue until
the position is filled.
Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process for Jobs@UVa should be
directed to: Maggie vanEkeren, mvb3q@virginia.edu , 434-982-2265

For additional information, contact: John R. Shepherd, Search Committee
Chair, jrs4c@virginia.edu

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires
prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Persons with Disabilities are
encouraged to apply.

The University of Virginia, a Title VI National Resource Center for East
Asia, is committed to building a strong program in East Asian Studies. To
learn more, visit the websites of the East Asia Center
(http://www.virginia.edu/eastasia/ ) and the Asia Institute (
http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/asiainstitute/ )