Vacant Position: Chinese Literature – Assistant Professor tenure-track

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, USA
Deadline: 15th Oct 2014

The Asian Studies Program at Vanderbilt University seeks to make an appointment in Chinese literature. Rank is Assistant Professor tenure-track. Period of specialization is open, but the successful candidate will be able to teach courses involving both premodern and modern literature. Normal course load is generally four per year. Ability to teach classical Chinese language courses is desirable. PhD must be in hand prior to the beginning of Fall 2015 term.

Review of applications will begin October 15 and priority will be given to applications received by that date.

Electronic Submission is preferred; send materials to:
Please submit a letter of application, research statement, assessment of teaching (if available), graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation (or standard university graduate student placement dossier), and a short writing sample that demonstrates your expertise.

For hard copy submission, send to:
Robert Campany, Director
Asian Studies Program
ATT: Chinese Literature search
Vanderbilt University
PMB 351806
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-1806 USA

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt University offers employment benefits to same-sex domestic partners and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.

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