Illinois State University, Department of History
Assistant Professor - East Asian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
East Asian History. Illinois State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in East Asian History, beginning August 16, 2024. Specialization is open, but, in addition to a survey course on East Asian history, the hire will teach upper-division courses on both Chinese and Japanese history. A conferred Ph.D. in history or closely related field by the starting date of the appointment is required. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for teaching positions.
To demonstrate its commitment to our core values, ISU has committed $4.5 million over a five-year period (2022-2027) to develop an incentive program with the goal of attracting candidates who advance our commitment to fostering a climate of inclusivity. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Interested candidates please complete an online application for posting number 517450 at https://jobs.illinoisstate.edu/ and additionally submit the following items by November 1, 2023:
1) a letter of application that includes a summary of current and future scholarship, teaching interests and experience; 2) a 300-500 word essay that describes your experiences in working effectively with a broadly diverse student population; 3) a C.V.; and 4) a chapter-length sample of scholarship. Please send these materials electronically with your online application. Candidates should also be prepared to send three confidential letters of reference upon request to email@example.com. Given ISU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion on its campus, candidate screening will begin with the evaluation of the 300-500 word essay noted above, to concentrate the applicant pool on those that align closely to our institution’s values.
Illinois State University is a coeducational, residential university with around 21,000 students (http://illinoisstate.edu/); the History Department has the largest number of majors in the state, with about 500 full-time undergraduate and graduate students (https://history.illinoisstate.edu/).
For questions, contact Trish Gudeman at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the department website: https://history.illinoisstate.edu/.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies
Japanese History / Studies
Chinese History / Studies
Korean History / Studies