Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

July 1, 2022

Description

Posting Information Position Type Permanent Faculty

Working Title Assistant Professor Position Number Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track Salary Range Full-time/Part-time Full Time If part-time, hours per week FTE 1.0 Vacancy ID FAC0003650 Posting Open Date 09/29/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Start Date 07/01/2022 Position Summary

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (https:// asianstudies.unc.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Modern Chinese and Sinophone Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2022. We welcome candidates with specializations in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, or the broader Sinophone world. Duties will include teaching, research, and service. The Department seeks a promising scholar and teacher who will actively contribute to the intellectual mission of a research institution; a commitment to scholarly research and service to the university and the field is expected. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese and be prepared to teach specialized courses in modern Chinese and Sinophone studies at the graduate and undergraduate level, as well as upper-level language courses. Participation in the continued development of the Department's program in Chinese studies is expected. Ability to work with diverse students and engender a climate that embodies diversity in all its forms is considered. The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies seeks to foster a climate where diversity is valued in all its forms. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. Review of applications begins November 5, 2021. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

Educational Requirements

Candidate should have a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) granted, or nearly completed in modern Chinese and Sinophone studies, Chinese language and literature, cultural studies, or a related field. Hired candidates with a doctorate can anticipate an initial appointment of Assistant Professor. Hired candidates with a doctorate nearly completed can anticipate an initial appointment of Instructor.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese and be prepared to teach specialized courses in modern Chinese and Sinophone studies at the graduate and undergraduate level, as well as upper- level language courses.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Qualified applicants should submit an online application at https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/199882. Application materials should include a letter detailing research and teaching interests, CV, sample syllabi (if available), and a writing sample. Applicants will be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references, who will be emailed instructions to upload their letters of recommendation.

Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/199882

Department Contact Name and Title Robin Visser, Search Committee Chair

Department Contact Telephone or Email ChineseSearch@unc.edu Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Writing/research Sample
  • Optional Documents

  • Sample Syllabus
  • Supplemental Questions

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