University of Pittsburgh, History
Visiting Assistant Professor/East Asian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professorship in East Asian history, for a one-year appointment beginning in August 2018 (PhD required by the time of appointment). The successful applicant will teach two courses per semester, to include East Asia-wide surveys as well as upper-level courses in line with individual expertise. The ability to teach courses on Modern China is particularly welcome. Salary and benefits are competitive.
The successful applicant will be fully integrated into the life of our department, welcomed to department meetings and events and encouraged to present work-in-progress and collaborate with faculty across campus. The appointee will join a department committed to inspirational teaching and a research university with great strengths in international, transnational, and interdisciplinary area studies. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the university has embarked on significant initiatives to diversify its faculty, student body, and curriculum. We encourage applications from creative and dedicated scholars, teachers, and mentors eager to contribute to this mission.
Applicants should submit a cover letter (discussing both research agenda and teaching profile), full CV, sample course proposal, and email contacts for three recommenders to https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjI1. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. Review of applications will begin March 15 and continue until position is filled. Questions can be directed to Department Chair Lara Putnam, LEP12@pitt.edu . The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Department Chair Lara Putnam, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Chinese History / Studies