Job Opening: Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian History

The Department of History at the University of the Pacific invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor of East Asian History starting in fall 2018. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Priority will be given to candidates who focus on China or Japan, although candidates whose research focuses on South- and/or Southeast Asia will also be considered. The position requires teaching a six-course load annually including the survey of East Asian History, as well as the World History survey, and participation in the Pacific Seminar for freshmen. The candidate’s field of expertise from any area of Asia may constitute one upper-division class. The position also requires service within the department and participation in at least one college-wide committee. Pacific is an AA/EOE employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Screening of applications will begin March 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in History by August, 2018. Candidates who are currently ABD will also be considered. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three reference letters are requested.

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About Paula

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