Vacant Position: Stanley Family and Hua Hsia Chair in Chinese Culture and Institutions

University of Iowa, U.S.A.
Review begins: 15th Sep 2021

The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invite applications for the position of C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Hua Hsia Chair in Chinese Culture and Institutions. The successful candidate will be appointed as a full professor with tenure to commence in August 2022. The position will be situated in a department appropriate to the specialization of the candidate, where normal review process, assignment of teaching duties, and responsibility for mentorship etc. will reside. The position is an endowed chair with a reduced teaching load and a research fund. The chair will also hold a 0% appointment in International Programs and is expected to be an active participant in the activities of the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies.

Education Requirement: PhD in Chinese Studies or an equivalent field in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must be internationally recognized scholars of Chinese studies, demonstratable by a distinguished record of scholarly publications, teaching, mentoring, and taking on leadership roles in administration, possess a native or near native fluency of the English language and standard Mandarin and may come from any disciplinary background in the humanities or social sciences and must be willing to function to meet the needs of the appointing department and complement the existing strengths within the department and college.

Desirable Qualifications: Experience in joint research either inter-disciplinary or supra-nationally is highly desired and fluency in other languages and/or Chinese dialects
Review of applicants will begin September 15, 2021.

To start the Online Application process for this position, please go to (Requisition #74096)

The Departments and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to
diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

For more information contact:
Alaina R Hanson –
CLAS-CLAS Administration
Schaeffer Hall 210
20 East Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-3015


Cynthia Chou
Co-Chair of Search Committee
Director, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies 
International Programs
University of Iowa
Morten Schlütter
Co-Chair of Search Committee
Department of Religious Studies
University of Iowa

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