Job Opening: East Asian/Non-Western History

job opening - 5Institution:       Hood College, History
Location:          Maryland, United States
Position:          Assistant Professor of History, East Asian/Non-Western

History.  East Asian/Non-Western. Hood College in Frederick, MD, seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant professor of history, with a specialty in East Asian history (China preferred), starting August 2015.  The successful candidate will teach a variety of other non-western courses, with a secondary field in Africa, South Asia, or Latin America. Teaching excellence and strong scholarly potential required.  Teaching load 3:3. Proficiency in the digital humanities would be a desirable plus.  PhD in hand by July 2015.  For fullest consideration, the deadline for receipt of applications is December 15, 2014.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online via our electronic application,*206F6A730EF07A5Cwhich requires the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and, if available, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., syllabi or course evaluations).  Please append, or include in your cover letter, a list of the courses you could teach and develop at Hood; or list teaching areas clearly in your CV.  Three letters of recommendation should be submitted to the online application site or emailed to; if electronic submission is not possible the letters of recommendation may be mailed to Dr. Emilie Amt, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, Hood College, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21701.

If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States.  EEO

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

Contact: Dr. Emilie Amt,



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