Northwestern University, Department of Asian Languages and Culture
Tenured Full or Associate Professor, Late Imperial or Modern Chinese Literature
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
Northwestern University invites applications for a tenured position, at the Associate or Full Professor level, in late imperial or modern Chinese literature. The person hired will serve as the initial chair of a new Department of Asian Literatures and Cultures (final university approval pending). The ideal candidate will have a distinguished record of scholarship and teaching and experience as an effective administrator. S/he should offer leadership in developing undergraduate curricula, establishing departmental governance, and, at a future date, planning a competitive graduate program.
This search is proceeding in tandem with a search for a tenure-line position in Hindi/Urdu literature, open rank. The hires in these two searches will join one current tenured faculty member in modern Japanese literature and fourteen continuing lecturer faculty in Chinese-, Hindi-, Japanese-, and Korean-language in inaugurating the department, which will join the substantial Asian Studies community on campus. Subsequent tenure-line hires in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and South Asian literature, film/media, and performance/cultural studies are planned. More information on the current searches and the Department of Asian Literatures and Cultures can be found at: http://www.wcas.northwestern.edu/alc/
Applicants should submit a letter of application, c.v., a substantial writing sample, and the names of three recommenders through the online application form, which can be found add the address above.
For full consideration applications should be received by November 1, 2012. The position is open until filled. NU is AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
|Secondary Categories:||Cultural History / Studies