Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, History
History: Modern East Asian, One-year Visiting Assistant
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
History - Augustana College invites applications for a one-year, visiting assistant professorship in Modern East Asian history beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year. The department has a high likelihood of conducting a tenure-track search during the 2015-2016 academic year. Preference will be given to applicants who specialize in Chinese history and can teach courses in Japanese history. We seek candidates who are passionate scholar-teachers with an awareness of the liberal arts and a deep interest in teaching undergraduate students. Augustana is on a trimester calendar and the candidate will teach eight courses over three terms, including courses in Augustana’s innovative first-year Liberal Studies curriculum. A Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment and an interest in contributing to Augustana’s Asian Studies program is expected.
Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus. Rock Island, Illinois is one of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents. Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed. Details about Augustana, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org/.
To apply, send a letter of application describing your teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (copies are fine), a sample syllabus, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to: Search #115-14 Asian History, C/O Dr. Margaret Farrar, Associate Dean, Augustana College, 639 – 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 or by email to email@example.com . Questions may be directed to the chair of the department, Stephen Warren, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The committee will begin reviewing applications on March 10, 2014.
|Primary Category:||East Asian History / Studies