The History Department at Boston University invites applications for a
tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in Modern East
Asian History, beginning Fall 2022.
The Department seeks candidates with expertise in modern East Asian history,
and possible intersecting interests in Southeast Asia, with a preference for
applicants with comparative, transnational or global perspectives. Candidates
should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research and teaching.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate core courses and
in fields of specialization. Ph.D. in hand by beginning of employment.
DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.
Applicants should submit by October 12, 2021 a cover letter detailing teaching
and research interests, a C.V., and two letters of recommendation to Academic
Jobs Online ( https: // academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19410). We
encourage candidates to address in these materials their past and future
contributions to diversity and inclusion in their teaching, research, and
other professional activities. Further documentation may be requested of
short-listed applicants. Review of applications will begin immediately after
October 12; preliminary virtual interviews will be conducted in November 2021
with campus visits anticipated shortly thereafter. We are committed to
reviewing candidacies in the spirit of our department and university's
institutional values regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please direct
any questions about this position to Professor Benjamin Siegel at
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are
a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States