Brandeis University, German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature
tenure-track position in Chinese Literature, Language and Culture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature at Brandeis University invites applications for a new tenure-track position in Chinese Literature, Language and Culture at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2012. Specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in hiring a candidate with demonstrated expertise in modern Chinese literature. The successful candidate will join a small, research-active, friendly department with varied scholarly and teaching interests. Teaching duties include four courses a year, drawn from literature, (advanced) language, or interdisciplinary offerings. Those whose work involves comparative literature, film and media studies, or women’s and gender studies are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment, native or near-native proficiency in Chinese and English, and a strong commitment to research and scholarly publication. Please send a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, examples of scholarly work, and evidence of teaching excellence to: Chinese Search Committee, Department of German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literature, Mailstop 024, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454-9110. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2011. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
Chinese Search Committee