University of the Pacific, Department of History
Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with three distinct campuses united under one common goal: to educate and prepare the leaders of tomorrow through intensive academic study, experiential learning, and service to the community. Widely recognized as one of the most beautiful private university campuses in the West, the Stockton campus offers more than 80 areas of study in nine schools and colleges, including 25 graduate programs and 10 accelerated programs. The university's distinctive Northern California footprint also includes its San Francisco and Sacramento campuses. Undergraduates make up more than half of the total university population, with more than 3,800 undergraduates and more than 1,150 graduate and professional students enrolled for the current academic year. Pacific students benefit from small class sizes with an average class size of 19 and student-faculty ratio of 12:1.
The Department of History at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor of East Asian History starting in fall 2018. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Priority will be given to candidates who focus on China or Japan, although candidates whose research focuses on South- and/or Southeast Asia will also be considered. The position requires teaching a six-course load annually including the survey of East Asian History, as well as the World History survey, and participation in the Pacific Seminar for freshmen. The candidate’s field of expertise from any area of Asia may constitute one upper-division class. The position also requires service within the department and participation in at least one college-wide committee. Pacific is an AA/EOE employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Screening of applications will begin March 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in History by August, 2018. Candidates who are currently ABD will also be considered. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample, and three reference letters to https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/11096.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
Questions about the position can be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Bill Swagerty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies
Japanese History / Studies
South Asian History / Studies
World History / Studies
Chinese History / Studies
Korean History / Studies
Southeast Asian History / Studies