Loyola University Maryland, History
Assistant Professor in East Asian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
Loyola University Maryland
Department of History
Assistant Professor of History
The history department at Loyola University Maryland invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of modern East Asia with a preferred specialty in modern China and/or Japan. Applicants should demonstrate the potential for excellent undergraduate teaching; a commitment to active, ongoing, and productive scholarship; an ability to provide service to the department and University; and an ability to contribute to the mission of Loyola University Maryland and the goals of Jesuit education. The successful applicant will teach a 100-level introductory survey of modern East Asia and a rotating sequence of upper-division courses in the applicant's area of research or interest. Participation in Loyola's Asian Studies minor program is expected. Appointment will begin in August 2014. Ph.D. is expected by that date.
Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AHA annual meeting in January 2014. Applicants must submit online a cover letter and cv (https://careers.loyola.edu). Paper applications will not be accepted. In addition, please send three letters of recommendation and official transcripts to Professor Thomas R. Pegram, Chair East Asian Search Committee, History Department, Loyola University Maryland, 4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210. All materials must be received by November 15, 2013.
Loyola University Maryland is a dynamic, highly selective, Jesuit Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States. Located in a beautiful residential section of Baltimore with Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia, Loyola enrolls over 3,900 students in its undergraduate programs and 2,000 students in its graduate programs. Conveniently located on the Washington-New York corridor, Loyola offers easy access to a number of university research libraries as well as the Library of Congress.
In recent years, Loyola has undergone dramatic growth and development, adding numerous academic programs and positions. Global Studies, including Asia, has been among the largest growth areas. Loyola also currently offers study abroad programs in Beijing and Bangkok.
The University welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, seeking applications from underrepresented groups. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu. All applications are confidential.
To apply, please complete an online application at http:// careers.loyola.edu and attach a cover letter and resume. Please note that successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
|Primary Category:||East Asian History / Studies