Modern East Asia. The University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for a two-year visiting appointment at the rank of assistant professor, beginning fall 2013, pending budgetary approval. Ph.D. should be completed by August 1, 2013. The successful candidate for this position will teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses on modern East Asia (China and Japan since 1800). Expected teaching load is four courses per year. The appointee will join a department committed to excellence in teaching as well as research in a university with great strengths in international and area studies. Send a letter of application, summary of the dissertation, CV, teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and assignments, and course evaluations if available) and three letters of recommendation to Professor Evelyn Rawski, Chair, East Asia Search Committee, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2013. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of under-represented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Contact: Professor Evelyn Rawski, Chair, East Asia Search Committee, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.