Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

Location
Boulder, CO
Posted
Sep 14, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



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Description of Department/Program:

Information about our department can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/alc

Overview of Job Duties:

The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture to begin August 2018. Candidates should have a PhD in Chinese literature or a related field and a minimum of one year of research experience in one or more of the following areas: modern Chinese (including other Sinophone) fiction, drama/theatre, film, new media, poetry. Research expertise may have been obtained during doctoral studies. ABD candidates will be considered. However, if the PhD degree is not conferred by August 20, 2018, the candidate will be appointed initially as an Instructor. Job duties include teaching courses in Chinese literature and culture to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as service to the university.

Applicants must apply online at www.cu.edu/cu-careers, job number #10163 to create and complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, current CV, writing sample, and copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed. You will receive a confidential email requesting contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment will be contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check as required by the University.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits. Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Chinese literature or a related field

• One year of research experience in one or more of the following areas: modern Chinese (including other Sinophone) fiction, drama/theater, film, new media, poetry

• Ability to teach courses in Chinese literature and culture to undergraduate and graduate students

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or cucareershelp@cu.edu. All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.



Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at www.cu.edu/cucareers with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV:

1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).

2. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf).

3. List of References, minimum of three individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).

4. Writing Sample (LastName_FirstName_Writing Sample).

5. Copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed (LastName_FirstName_Syllabi).



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10230 - Asian Lang&Civilizations

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 13, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Lynne Buckley

Posting Contact Email: lynne.buckley@colorado.edu

Position Number: 00735525

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