University of Maryland - College Park, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chinese literature and civilization, to begin August 17, 2012. Preference will be given to scholars of pre-modern periods, but outstanding candidates of the modern period will also be considered. The successful candidate should have native or near-native proficiency in modern Mandarin Chinese and English, and a strong commitment to the development of the Chinese program at University of Maryland. The successful candidate will teach courses in Chinese literature (fiction, poetry, and drama) in translation and in the original Chinese, traditional Chinese culture (including Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism), and classical Chinese language. Desirable qualifications include: ability to teach a variety of courses on traditional Chinese literature, civilization, and language; ability to contribute to the administrative work of the Chinese Program, and interest in working productively with interdisciplinary and interdepartmental programs in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample or publication representative of your research, teaching evaluations (if available), and the name, telephone number and address (including email) of three confidential references through the University of Maryland online employment application system at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This search is contingent on the availability of funds. For best consideration, materials should be received by October 21, 2011. Screening to begin October 28, 2011. Position open until filled.
University of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
Dr. Robert Ramsey, email@example.com
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies