Job Opening: Asian history, Pacific University

Institution:  Pacific University, History
Location:  Oregon, United States
Position:  Visiting Assistant Professor, Asian History

Pacific University, Oregon, invites applications for a full-time, one-year (with possibility of renewal) Visiting Assistant Professor position in Asian history beginning in the Fall of 2018.  The teaching load is 5 courses per year, plus participation in the department’s senior thesis process.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in history and an ability to teach a survey in East Asian history as well as courses in Japanese history.  Pacific University is a teaching-oriented, private, liberal arts college, located 25 miles west of Portland, Oregon.

For more information on Pacific University, please visit Details about the Department of History can be found at:

Review of applications will begin April 1.

Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workplace.


Send cover letter addressing the applicant’s fit with a liberal arts university, cv, and contact information for three professional references, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a teaching statement—all in a single PDF to:  Social Sciences Administrative Assistant Rebeka Andrade via

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