Columbia University, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Premodern Chinese Literature and Poetry
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in premodern Chinese literature and humanities with specialization in poetry and cognate areas in cultural history and the humanities broadly defined beginning July 1, 2014. The person will be responsible for teaching broad courses for undergraduates and specialized courses for graduate students as well as classical Chinese. The incumbent will work closely with colleagues to develop an innovative curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We expect the successful candidate to have broad comparative interests and participate in Core courses like East Asian Humanities and Chinese Civilization. The incumbent will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda and be prepared to lead graduate seminars as well as direct thesis projects.
Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, detailed letter of application, writing sample (25 pages max), dissertation abstract with chapter outline, three letters of recommendation, a brief description of courses the applicant has taught or would be prepared to develop, and a sample syllabus. Ph.D. must be conferred by time of the appointment. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
For more information and to apply for the position, please use the following URL: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58136
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Joshua Gottesman, (212) 854-5027
|Primary Category:||Chinese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies
Early Modern History and Period Studies