Job Opening: East Asian History, Sam Houston State University

job opening - 5Institution:       Sam Houston State University
Location:          Texas, United States
Position:           Assistant Professor, East Asian History

The Department of History at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the history of East Asia, to begin Fall 2016. Chronological and geographical specializations are open, though we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in China and/or Japan and whose research and teaching incorporate cross-cultural, transnational, comparative, and/or interdisciplinary approaches. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in East Asian history and the World History survey. Ph.D. must be completed before the start of the appointment.

To apply, go to and upload a letter of application addressed to Dr. Stephen Rapp, Chair of Search Committee; CV; unofficial graduate transcripts; and two sample syllabi (undergraduate and graduate, both addressing some aspect[s] of East Asian history). Submit the syllabi as one file to the “Writing Sample” link. In addition, three letters of recommendation are to be sent to: Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.
Contact:           Dr. Stephen Rapp



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