Fordham University, Modern Languages and Literatures
Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Fordham University (New York City) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies to be based primarily at Fordham's Lincoln Center campus, beginning Fall 2022. We have particular interest in candidates working in political science or social science fields such as international studies with a primary focus on China. Potential areas of expertise may include: politics and political economy of China and their global implications, political philosophy, comparative politics, environmental politics and policy, social care practices, international relations, international security, peace and conflict studies. We will also consider candidates in the field of modern or contemporary Chinese history. The applicant’s research must be interdisciplinary, demonstrate a transnational approach to the study of China, and show a commitment to a non-Eurocentric methodology.
This candidate would help build our interdisciplinary Chinese Studies major and work to build programs in and strengthen ties with related disciplines across the university, such as International Studies, International Political Economy and Development, Political Science, and History. This candidate will also build connections with local and international China-related organizations in New York City.
All applicants must have native or near-native competence in Mandarin Chinese and English and a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. In addition to teaching courses of his/her/their area of specialization in English, the successful candidate must be able to teach political science or related content courses in Mandarin to both native and second-language learners. The successful candidate will contribute to the expansion of our Chinese program, particularly the Chinese Studies major that draws upon interdisciplinary strength from different departments, and collaborate with the university’s interdisciplinary programs. In addition to an active research agenda and commitment to excellence in teaching, dedication to program building and leadership is required.
All applicants should submit the following materials by December 12th, 2021: cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, two sample syllabi, writing sample (no more than 30 pages) and contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted online at Interfolio.
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is committed to building a multicultural department and strongly encourages women, racial / ethnic / gender underrepresented people, persons with disabilities and covered veterans to apply. Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity; it is an equal opportunity employer.
|Secondary Categories:||Political Science