Job Opening: Visiting Assistant Professor, East Asian History

job opening - 5Kalamazoo College, History Department

Visiting Assistant Professor, East Asian History

The Department of History at Kalamazoo College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position for one year—September 2016 through June 2017.  The successful applicant will contribute to teaching in East Asian History, including the Introduction to East Asian Civilizations course and 5 other East Asian History courses (two courses during each ten-week term) chosen or designed in consultation with the department.  Ph.D. (or evidence of imminent completion) required.  Prior teaching experience is desirable.  Candidates must demonstrate an interest in undergraduate teaching.  The Departmental website can be viewed at: http://www.kzoo.edu/history. 
Kalamazoo College is a highly selective, nationally known liberal arts college of approximately 1450 motivated students, offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into domestic and international educational experiences (www.kzoo.edu). The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit, and the Kalamazoo area encompasses a community of 225,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations.  Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), and three letters of recommendation addressed to Dennis Frost, Chair, East Asian Search, Kalamazoo College, 1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295, should be submitted electronically in pdf format to the administrative assistant, Amy Leu (Amy.Leu@kzoo.edu).

Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact:

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), and three letters of recommendation addressed to Dennis Frost, Chair, East Asian Search, Kalamazoo College, 1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295, should be submitted electronically in pdf format to the administrative assistant, Amy Leu (Amy.Leu@kzoo.edu).

Website:

https://reason.kzoo.edu/provost/facultyjobs/EastAsianHistory/

 

 

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