University of Toronto, History
Assistant Professor, Late Imperial or Modern History of China (14th to 20th C.)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The Department of History, University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the Late Imperial or Modern History of China (14thto 20th C.). The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and be effective July 1, 2013. The candidate’s research may focus on any topic within Chinese historical studies, but should show familiarity with a range of scholarship and methods outside of the specialization. We seek a candidate who will complement our existing strengths within the department. The successful candidate will have PhD in hand by July 1, 2013 or scheduled defense, a record of excellent scholarly achievement and promise, and evidence of excellence in teaching. Qualifications include the ability to teach an undergraduate Chinese History survey as well as advanced courses from the Late Imperial to the Modern periods. Graduate teaching will include thematic and specialized seminars as well as supervision of MA and PhD students. Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position will be held at the central University of Toronto campus in downtown Toronto (St. George campus). The candidate will join a vibrant and multi-disciplinary community of scholars on all three U of T campuses who study China and the broader East Asian region, as well as a tri-campus History Department of more than seventy members. Learn more about our Department at http://www.history.utoronto.ca/index.html and the University at http://www.utoronto.ca/.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below. For submission guidelines, please visit:
Please combine your application into one or two files. The online system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per profile.
Complete applications are due no later than 1 October 2012.Complete applications will include:
1. a curriculum vitae;
2. a cover letter of no more than 2 single-spaced pages;
3. a two-page statement explaining your teaching philosophy, and a proposal for a “dream” course intended for advanced undergraduates;
4. one writing selection of no more than 30 pp. (for example, an article offprint or photocopy, or an excerpt drawn from a conference paper or dissertation chapter); finalists without a PhD in hand may be requested to submit their completed dissertations or as much of their dissertations as they have completed to date;
5. the names and email addresses of three referees. Three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover by the 1 October 2012 deadline, preferably as signed PDF documents on letterhead to Camille Alexander at email@example.com(putting “China History Search” and the applicant’s name in the subject line).
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|Primary Category:||Chinese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies