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Lecturer in Discipline

Columbia University
10027, New York City (US)
Date posted
May 22, 2024


The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for a Lecturer in Discipline in Chinese history, literature, or visual culture, to begin July 1, 2024.  The Lecturer in Discipline will serve as the Department's MA Program Director (MAPD) in East Asian Studies.  The Lecturer in Discipline will be expected to work closely with the Department Chair, Director of Graduate Studies, and Director of Academic Administration and Finance to support EALAC MA Program initiatives and student advising.  The successful candidate will teach Introduction to East Asian Civilizations: China, Colloquium on Major Texts of East Asia, or a similar core course for the EALAC Department; plus an MA methodology or MA historiography course, and one course of their own choosing in consultation with the Department administration.  The maximum teaching load is two courses per academic semester.  This is a full-time, renewable position with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews.  PhD at the time of appointment is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Minimum Degree Required:  PhD or equivalent degree

Minimum Qualifications:  Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is required.

Application Instructions

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials:

Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter

Writing Sample/ Publication

Dissertation Abstract

Teaching Evaluations

List of Three References, who may be asked to provide a letter of recommendation at a later stage in the process

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Pay Transparency Disclosure

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training.  The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

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