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Assistant Professor of Chinese Humanities

Barnard College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 9, 2022

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Position Title
Assistant Professor of Chinese Humanities

Job Description Summary
Barnard College's Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Premodern (Warring States to late Qing) Chinese Humanities beginning July 1, 2023. Period is open.

Discipline is open to History, Literature, Religion, Philosophy, Art History, or related discipline in the humanities. Fields of specialization are open but we are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages with methods of interdisciplinarity and questions of gender/sexuality, ethnicity, and/or material culture. The teaching load is 2/2. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and college level.

The Barnard East Asia program is fully integrated with the graduate and undergraduate program of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University. In the letter of application, we ask you to speak to your ability to work effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender and gender expression, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

For the initial application please submit a cover letter, a CV, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three writers of letters of recommendation to:

Applications received by December 1, 2022 will receive full consideration.

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.

Type of Position

Asian/Middle East

Full or Part Time
Full Time

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Essential Duties Summary
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Required Qualification Summary
Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. Strong research agenda.
Teaching experience at North American liberal arts colleges or universities.

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EEO Statement
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Open Date

Open Until Filled

Additional Information
For the initial application please submit a cover letter, a CV, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three writers of letters of recommendation to:

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Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Writing Sample
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