Job Opening: East Asian History, University of New Mexico

job opening - 5Institution:       University of New Mexico – Albuquerque, History
Location:          New Mexico, United States
Position:          Assistant Professor in the History of East Asia

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO seeks applications for an Assistant Professorship in the History of East Asia in any time period, with an anticipated start date of August 2015. The position is probationary leading to a tenure decision. The University of New Mexico, located in Albuquerque, is a major public research university with a highly diverse student population. The History Department is a unit within the College of Arts and Sciences and has close associations with the inter-departmental Asian Studies Program (major and minor undergraduate degrees) that is administratively housed in UNM’s International Studies Institute.

Minimum qualification: (1) PhD in History with an East Asian specialization or, if ABD, with expected completion by August 2015;

Preferred qualifications: (1) a record of publication, or demonstrated potential to publish, within the field of expertise; (2) teaching experience at the university or college level; (3) ability to teach upper-division courses on China and Japan; (4) ability to teach a two-semester undergraduate survey on ancient through modern East Asia as serves the department’s needs; (5) ability to offer graduate seminars that enhance the department’s thematic PhD concentrations (available on website); (6) ability to mentor undergraduates and graduate students at the MA and PhD levels.

To apply: Applications must include: (1) a signed letter of application describing the candidate’s qualifications for the position and proposed research agenda, with the names of three references and their contact information; (2) a copy of the applicant’s curriculum vitae; (3) an article length writing sample of scholarly work; (4) a list of courses that the candidate has taught or is prepared to teach. (5) Official Transcripts.

Candidates are requested to include an e-mail address at which they can be contacted and to post the candidate name at the top of each page submitted. The above materials must be submitted electronically athttps://unmjobs.unm.edu, and reference posting number 0825824. In addition, please request that three letters of reference be sent either to the department’s postal or e-mail address. Signed e-mail letters of reference may be sent tohistory@unm.edu with subject line “Letter of Reference”. All application materials must be received by November 1, 2014.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.  A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities

Contact:

Candidates are requested to include an e-mail address at which they can be contacted and to post the candidate name at the top of each page submitted. The above materials must be submitted electronically at https://unmjobs.unm.edu, and reference posting number 0825824. In addition, please request that three letters of reference be sent either to the department’s postal or e-mail address. Signed e-mail letters of reference may be sent to history@unm.edu with subject line “Letter of Reference”.

Website: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1409001036653

 

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