Modern East Asian History Tenure-Track Faculty
Posted Date 19 hours ago(9/9/2021 3:39 AM)
Number of Openings
To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by Friday, November 5, 2021.
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
History - CAS
Tenure Track Faculty
The University of St. Thomas invites applicants for a tenure-track position in
history of modern East Asia to begin September 1, 2022. Geographic and/or
thematic specialization are open and scholars focused on pre-modern East Asia
with interest and demonstrated ability to teach the modern period are welcome
The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong research agenda and a
commitment to teaching historical content, skills, and methods to
undergraduates. The teaching load of three courses per semester involves some
combination of the following: intro-level courses such as East Asian
Civilization and World History in fulfillment of the core requirement as well
as upper-level courses in their area of specialization for undergraduate
history majors/minors and students in the International Studies program. The
History Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a
commitment to excellence in teaching, research or service toward building an
equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
St. Thomas is a dynamic, urban university with 10,000 students and 450 full-
time faculty. Located in the vibrant Minneapolis-St. Paul area, one of the
nation's top 25 metro centers, we are a liberal arts institution that values
excellence in teaching and research and actively promotes diversity, equity,
and inclusion as an expression of our mission
The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal
opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity, and personal
attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable, and inclusive
environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic
origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual
orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities,
and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a
variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is
consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the
University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders
who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common
A PhD is required (U.S. or Foreign Equivalent) or alternatively ABD will
also be considered at the initial rank of instructor. All applicants must have
demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https: // www. stthomas.edu/jobs/. After creating and submitting
an applicant profile, you will be taken to the job-specific application. Here
you will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter, detailing your interest in the
position. Additionally, upload the following materials to your profile:
1) Letter of Interest
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Complete the reference section of the application by providing contact
information for 3 professional references. No references will be contacted
without first getting the permission of the candidate.
4) Statement on Philosophy of Teaching and Research
The written materials should address specifically how diversity, equity and
inclusion are part of your teaching and research goals
Further application materials may be requested at a later date but no
additional materials beyond those requested above are asked of you at this
To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by
Friday, October 15, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
Questions about the position should be directed to the department chair (Kari
Zimmerman; firstname.lastname@example.org). If you encounter issues with the application
process, please email Human Resources (email@example.com).
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working
environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and
successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises
the official job listing on its website at www. stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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