Job Opening: Postdoctoral teaching fellowship, Asian history, Wabash College

job opening - 5Institution:           Wabash College, History
Location:              Indiana, United States
Position:              Post-Doctoral Fellow; Asian History Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship

Wabash College, with the support of the ASIANetwork-Luce Foundation Teaching Fellow Program, invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Asian History beginning July 1, 2016. This position is designed for those who have completed a Ph.D. or other terminal degree within the last three years from a North American university in any area of Asian history. Applicants who are ABD will be considered, provided that they have a scheduled defense date prior to the beginning of the fellowship year as confirmed by their graduate advisor. The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of an excellent liberal arts college, and the ability to work with a diverse student body. Responsibilities include attending New Faculty Orientation in early August, teaching three courses over two semesters, delivering one public lecture, participating in the intellectual and cultural life of the College, especially in relation to the Asian Studies Program, mentoring students, and pursuing research or other scholarly or creative projects. The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will work closely with faculty mentors during the fellowship year.

Interested applicants should apply online at

Required documents include: letter of application; curriculum vitae; unofficial undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; teaching evaluations; and email addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Dr. Rick Warner, Department of History Chair and 2015-16 Asian Studies Program Chair,

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful diversity experiences that prepare students for life and leadership in a multicultural global world. We welcome applications from persons of all backgrounds. EOE.

Contact: Rick Warner, History Department Chair,


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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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