St. Lawrence University, History
Visiting Assistant Professor in Asian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
St. Lawrence University seeks a qualified candidate for a one-year (potentially renewable for additional years) Visiting Assistant Professor position in Asian History. Chronological and thematic research expertise is open. Experience teaching introductory undergraduate courses is preferred; ability to offer courses incorporating East Asian religious history is a plus. Teaching responsibilities include three courses per semester, including broad introductory Asian history surveys, as well as upper-level courses related to teaching/research interests. The history department values diverse interdisciplinary and transnational connections in our teaching and research, and strongly encourages applications from candidates who can develop courses supporting Religious Studies, Asian Studies, or other departments/programs.
St. Lawrence University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Members of populations traditionally under-represented in US institutions of higher education are especially encouraged to apply. More information about SLU’s diversity, equity, and inclusion commitments can be found here: https://www.stlawu.edu/offices/presidents-office/statement-diversity
Historian of East Asia, with Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment preferred but ABDs may be considered.
Preferred candidates would bring innovative and creative approaches to course design and teaching.
Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.
The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged.
For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Matt Carotenuto, Search Chair, (email@example.com).
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Religious Studies and Theology