Washington University in St. Louis, East Asian Languages & Cultures
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Taiwan Literature
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral teaching fellowship in late Qing through early 20th century Chinese literature and culture, with a preference for scholars specializing in Taiwan’s literary development during the colonial period. In addition to carrying on research in this area, the successful candidate will be asked to teach three courses each year, at least one of which should be an advanced course or seminar that focuses on the legacy of colonialism in Taiwan literature and culture in the greater East Asian context. Candidates should be able to demonstrate prior successful teaching experience and must have a Ph.D. in Chinese literature or related field prior to the start of the appointment. This position begins in August 2014, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year.
Applicants must apply through the Washington University HR website: https://jobs.wustl.edu/ Job ID number: 26527.
Applications must include a cover letter, descriptions and sample syllabi of courses, a CV, and a research statement of up to 1,500 words; all material must be uploaded to the online application. Three letters of reference should be emailed directly by the writers to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Letty Chen at: email@example.com. Application review will begin February 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Washington University in St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply. Employment eligibility is required upon appointment.
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|Primary Category:||Chinese History / Studies