Columbia University, East Asian Language and Culture
Tenure Track faculty in Contemporary China
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
Job Description: The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Contemporary China with a disciplinary basis in social sciences, particularly anthropology, sociology, human geography, and urban studies. The appointment is open rank. The position will begin July 1, 2018. Candidates with a comparative East Asia focus or global orientation will be preferred. The appointee will teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and is expected to work closely with faculty in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and related social science departments. Participation in the Columbia College Global Core will be expected. PhD. degree must be completed by September 1, 2017.
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Proposed Start date: 07/01/2017
Minimum degree requirement: Ph.D.
Minimum Qualifications: All candidates must have excellent scholarship and excellent promise for future development as scholars and teachers. Candidates for the rank of full professor should be widely recognized for their distinction and professional accomplishment. Candidates for tenured associate professor should possess a demonstrated record of professional achievement and have attained distinction in their field of specialization. Candidates for untenured associate professor need to show great promise of attaining distinction in their fields. Candidates for assistant professor should have successful graduate training and be starting a career of independent professional accomplishment.
Additional information: Applications must include cover letter, CV, abstract of dissertation or first book (for applicants at the assistant professor rank), description of teaching and research interests, two sample syllabi (submitted as Document 1), a sample of written work, and a list of three references.
Applicants to this position at the non-tenured level should enter the information and arrange for a minimum of three letters of reference to be sent on their behalf.
Applicants for this position at the tenured level should enter information on three persons who may be contacted for a letter of reference.
All applicants at any level may (if they so choose) enable the RAPS system to generate an automatic email to the reference provider, politely requesting a letter of reference and offering a secure link to the RAPS website where a letter can be uploaded quickly and easily. Wherever possible, letters should be uploaded in the online system.
After completing the "Provide References" screens, the applicant will come to the "Attach Documents" screen and be asked to upload into RAPS the required application materials listed above. The completion of the application process in RAPS is indicated by a confirmation number, which the applicant should retain.
EEO: Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.
All applications must be submitted online through academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64000
|Primary Category:||Chinese History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies