Job Opening: Modern East Asian History, Colorado State Univ.

job opening - 5Institution:   Colorado State University, History
Location:   Colorado, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor, Modern East Asia

Modern East Asia. The Department of History at Colorado State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of History, with a concentration in Modern East Asia.  This is an entry-level tenure-track position, beginning August 16, 2014. The successful candidate will be appointed untenured and at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in History or a related field at time of appointment, and requisite language training; a demonstrated record of scholarship and promise of publication in area of concentration; a demonstrated record of teaching excellence; and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and the public.  Preferred qualifications
include the ability to teach upper-division courses in modern Japan and modern China (c. 17th century to the present).  Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of concentration, as well as the second half of the Asian Civilizations introductory-level survey; pursuing research, scholarship, and publication; providing advising to undergraduate and graduate students; fulfilling appropriate service assignments for the department, college, and university; and the ability to advance the departments commitment to diversity and multiculturalism through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to assure full consideration, applications must be postmarked no later than November 9, 2013.  Send hard copies of letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of
recommendation, a writing sample (article or chapter length), and evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as sample syllabi and teaching evaluations if available, to Dr. Thaddeus Sunseri, Chair, Modern East Asian History Search Committee, Department of History, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1776.  Routine inquiries should be directed to Ms. Nancy Rehe, Department of History,
Colorado State University (Tel. (970) 491-6334; Email Nancy.Rehe@colostate.edu).  The department will conduct preliminary interviews at the American Historical Association meeting in Washington, D.C., or by telephone/skype. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. A full job ad description is available at www.jobs.libarts.colostate.edu.

Contact: Dr. Thaddeus Sunseri, Chair, Modern East Asian History Search
Committee, Department of History, Colorado State University, Fort
Collins, Colorado 80523-1776.  Routine inquiries should be directed to
Ms. Nancy Rehe, Department of History, Colorado State University (Tel.
(970) 491-6334; Email Nancy.Rehe@colostate.edu).

Website: http://history.colostate.edu/

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