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We are delighted to announce two faculty searches this year at the Assistant Professor rank: one in Modern China Studies and another in Korea Studies. Please see the details below.

 


 

Assistant Professor of Modern China Studies (PVL 92247)

Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a scholar of the humanities or qualitative social sciences with expertise in Modern China Studies. Candidates should have professional-level fluency in Mandarin and English. Prior teaching experience at the university level is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate eagerness to extend our multidisciplinary conversation about culture in the transasian context, and who have the vision and skills for building new academic programs. PhD or equivalent is required prior to start of appointment.

The successful candidate will engage in the intellectual life of the department through teaching of undergraduate and graduate level courses in Modern China Studies and will be expected to teach in at least one of the following fields: media studies, literary analysis, cultural politics, digital humanities, or visual culture. Candidates will be expected to conduct significant scholarly research and publication at the national and international levels. Mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students is expected. Professional and university service is required as appropriate for career stage.

The appointment, at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor, is scheduled to begin in August 2018. Salary is negotiable. Applications must be submitted online at jobs.wisc.edu. Candidates will be requested to submit a single PDF document consisting of letter of application, curriculum vitae and writing sample (dissertation chapter, journal article, or book chapter). Candidates will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references. References will be contacted upon application submission and asked to provide a letter of recommendation. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2017; applications will be accepted until position is filled. For further details, please see:

http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/496392/assistant-professor-of-modern-china-studies

The UW-Madison is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. A criminal background check will be required to prior to employment. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding finalists must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. 

 


 

Assistant Professor of Korean Studies (PVL 92246)

Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a scholar of the humanities or qualitative social sciences with expertise in Korea Studies. Candidates should have professional-level fluency in Korean and English. Prior teaching experience at the university level is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate eagerness to extend our multidisciplinary conversation about culture in the transasian context, and who have the vision and skills for building new academic programs. PhD or equivalent is required prior to start of appointment. 

The successful candidate will engage in the intellectual life of the department through teaching of undergraduate and graduate level courses in Korea Studies. Candidates will be expected to conduct significant scholarly research and publication at the national and international levels. Mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students is expected. Professional and university service is required as appropriate for career stage. 

The appointment, at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor, is scheduled to begin in August 2018. Salary is negotiable. Applications must be submitted online at jobs.wisc.edu. Candidates will be requested to submit a single PDF document consisting of letter of application, curriculum vitae and writing sample (dissertation chapter, journal article, or book chapter). Candidates will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references. References will be contacted upon application submission and asked to provide a letter of recommendation. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2017; applications will be accepted until position is filled. For further details, please see:

http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/496391/assistant-professor-of-korea-studies

The UW-Madison is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. A criminal background check will be required to prior to employment. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding finalists must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.