Film and Chinese Studies Positions Announced at UC Berkeley, Dartmouth

We’ve recently come across a number of announcements for university teaching positions in Chinese literature. As we have strong ties with the Chinese Studies academic community, we would like to share these opportunities with readers who may be interested:

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Department of Film and Media at UC Berkeley seek applications at the Assistant or Associate Professor level (tenure track) in Chinese Film. Applicants should have broad film competence, demonstrable either through formal study or publication record, and be able to teach courses in film theory, film history, and Chinese film and culture. Interest in New Media also a plus. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Applications should consist of a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a writing sample of not more than 30 pp. Please refer potential reviewers to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality found at http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html. Send application materials by PDF to Jane Taylorson (astobiza@berkeley.edu), or by mail to the Search Committee, Department of Film and Media, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-2670. Please do not send materials by FAX. Deadline for receipt of applications: October 17, 2011. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Chinese Language and Literature, Dartmouth College

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Chinese Language and Literature. Appointment will become effective July 1, 2012, with teaching duties beginning in September 2012. Applicants for this position must have native or near native proficiency in English and Modern Standard Chinese, and a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.

The field of specialization is open, but we have particular interest in scholars working in traditional Chinese fiction or modern literature. It is our hope that the appointee will share our vision of treating language and literature courses as integrated components of an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum.

Candidates must be able, willing, and enthusiastic about teaching both Chinese literature in English translation and Chinese language courses‒in particular, Beginning Chinese. The appointee will be expected to direct Dartmouth’s Summer Beijing Foreign Study Program every other or every third year.

Applicants may e-mail cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample chapter of a book or scholarly paper (25 pages maximum), and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Gerard Bohlen at Gerard.F.Bohlen@Dartmouth.EDU or mail the documents to: Chinese Search, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755 The review of applications will begin December 15, 201l. For additional information, please contact Mr. Gerard Bohlen at: Gerard.F.Bohlen@Dartmouth.EDU

Dartmouth College combines a commitment to innovative scholarship with dedication to excellent teaching. One of the most diverse institutions of higher education in New England, Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, has a strong commitment to diversity, and in that spirit encourages applications from women and minorities.

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