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Assistant Professor of History 999664

Xavier University
Cincinnati, Ohio
Date posted
Dec 4, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity.  These values are central to our mission.  We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.

Duties: Research-active tenure-track and tenured faculty at Xavier typically teach three courses each semester, with course reductions granted for additional administrative or institutional responsibilities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Chinese history and courses in their area(s) of expertise. An active scholarly agenda in their area(s) of interest, service to the department and university as appropriate to rank and position, and an interest in helping grow an inclusive student community and making connections with the wider city and regional communities are also expected.

Requirements: PhD in history (specialization in Asian history); Requires one year experience teaching undergraduates. Requires expertise with the history of early modern China, including the Qing dynasty, the history of the body, and the cultural history of death and mourning. Requires advanced reading proficiency in classical Chinese, as well as fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English.

To apply, please submit a CV to by January 4, 2024.

We are strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity.  These values are central to our mission.  Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests.   Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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