University of Winnipeg, East Asian Languages and Cultures Program
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Chinese Culture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The East Asian Languages & Cultures Program at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor focusing on Chinese culture. The successful candidate will have strong research potential, and will be expected to teach across various aspects of Chinese culture and society in addition to their area of focus. We are especially looking for candidates whose expertise allows them to introduce China in both conceptual and concrete frameworks to students from a variety of backgrounds as well as to promote interest in the relevance and meaning of China’s culture in the past and present. The ability to teach Mandarin Chinese language will be considered a strong asset, as will the ability to teach about East Asia in a broader sense, and an ability to address gender and gender related issues. Subject to final budgetary approval, the appointment will commence on July 1, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Applicants will be expected to have a completed Ph.D. or be near completion by the time of appointment. In addition, candidates should provide a letter outlining their suitability for the position, a statement of their teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching proficiency, a current C.V., three confidential letters of reference, and a written sample of their work (e.g. a dissertation chapter or a refereed publication). Interested applicants may send their materials electronically in PDF format to Dr. Jeffrey Newmark, Search Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of reference must be signed by and sent directly from the referees.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on April 1, 2013 and continue until such time that the position is filled.
East Asian Languages & Cultures is a three year-old program at the University of Winnipeg, and it is administered through the Religion & Culture Department. Applicants can learn more about the program and current faculty research interests at <http://eastasianlanguagesandcultures.uwinnipeg.ca/Home.html>.
The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
Dr. Jeffrey Newmark
|Primary Category:||Chinese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies
East Asian History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality