Job Opening: East Asian history, Davidson College

job opening - 5Institution:      Davidson College
Location:         North Carolina, United States
Position:         Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian history

DAVIDSON COLLEGE seeks a visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian history with a two-year appointment. Ph.D. in hand by August 2016 preferred. We are looking for a committed teacher-scholar who will maintain an active research agenda, and teach five courses per year, including a mix of East Asian survey courses and courses in his/her area of specialization. The College has active interdisciplinary programs in East Asian and Chinese studies. Review of candidates will begin after March 1, 2016.

Candidates should complete an online application at Application requirements include a cover letter, current CV, 3 letters of recommendation, graduate transcript, and statement(s) of teaching and research interests. Address questions to Jonathan Berkey, Chair, History Department (

Consistently ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly-selective liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial, respectful environment that honors academic achievement and integrity. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s mission.

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