Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, seeks a new Director for the T.T. and W.F. Chao Center for Asian Studies (established in 2007 ; see http://chaocenter.rice.edu/). Our goal is to recruit a person with a record of excellence in scholarship, teaching and professional service that would justify both a tenured professorship and a named chair (T. T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Asian Studies). Qualifications : Ph.D. in a humanities or social sciences discipline or department, with a specialization in one or more areas of East Asia (including Vietnam) or South Asia. The Director must have a demonstrated interest in transnational circulations (e.g. the movement of people, products, ideas, images, technologies, etc.) within and/or beyond Asia) and/or comparative studies. We are also looking for a person with demonstrated leadership abilities and excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. A joint appointment may also be arranged in an appropriate academic department. Salary appropriate to qualifications. Appointment begins July 1, 2014. The search committee will begin to evaluate applications on December 13, 2013, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants must provide a letter of application, a current resume, three recent letters of reference, and a list of any additional references with contact information to Ms. Anita Norwig (humadmin rice.edu). Electronic submissions preferred. Rice University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Contact : Ms. Anita Norwig, Assistant Dean, School of Humanities (MS-33), Rice University, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251-1892 USA, Email address : humadmin rice.edu. Specific questions may be sent to the chair of the search, Richard J. Smith, George and Nancy Rupp Professor of Humanities and Professor of History. E-mail address : smithrj rice.edu.
Website : http://humanities.rice.edu/ Primary Category : Asian History / Studies
Secondary Categories : World History / Studies
Posting Date : 11/11/2013 Closing Date 02/09/2014
Opening Date : Mon. 09/30/13
Closing Date/Time : Continuous
Job Type : FTE - Full-Time
Location : Charleston County, South Carolina
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina is accepting applicants for an open-rank, tenure track position in Chinese beginning Fall 2014 in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures. The academic rank of the successful candidate will be based on the strength of his/her credentials.
Minimum and Additional Requirements :
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Chinese and demonstrate native or near-native fluency in Chinese and English, and show promise of scholarship. The successful candidate will teach Chinese at all undergraduate levels, and will be responsible for developing a minor program in Chinese and an ability to teach Chinese at all undergraduate levels.
Preferred Qualifications :
Willingness or experience in writing grants are desirable.
In addition to your online application you will need to submit : three letters of recommendation, C.V. and a copy of transcripts to :
Dr. Zane Segle
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Culture The Citadel
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409
Applications should be submitted by December 5, 2013. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the MLA meeting in Chicago.