Post-doctoral position in Asian Literary Cultures

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Post-doctoral position in Asian Literary Cultures

Clinton, NY, USA
Open Date:
Nov 19, 2020

The Asian Studies Program at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year post doctoral position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2021 in Asian literary cultures, broadly understood to include questions of textuality, orality, performance, visual culture, materiality, or social identity. We are especially interested in teacher-scholars whose research and teaching engages with multiple Asian languages, regions, and/or periods. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity and inclusion in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service. 

Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph. D. are preferred. The teaching load for this position is three courses a year. Candidates should submit cover letter, c.v., a writing sample, and at least one course syllabus (for a course already taught or for a proposed course) via interfolio at Questions regarding the search may be directed to Thomas Wilson, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]. Review of applications begins on January 5.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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Note that we prefer for applications to be complete by January 5, when we will begin reviewing them, but will accept new applications, materials, and other edits to existing applications, through January 14. After that date, no new applications will be accepted.




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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 2/18/2021
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