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Tenured/Tenure-track Position: Global China Studies - Traditional Chinese Literature

Employer
New York University Shanghai
Location
Shanghai, China
Salary
Competitive

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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NYU Shanghai is currently inviting applications for a position in Traditional Chinese Literature at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor in Global China Studies. 

The Global China Studies program is a 4-year undergraduate major at NYU Shanghai that provides students with an intellectual foundation in Chinese history, language, and society. Beyond the scope of conventional area studies, this innovative interdisciplinary major allows students to cultivate critical skills and up-to-date knowledge about China. It aims at deepening their understanding of China’s interactions with the wider world as well as comprehending the trends within China, at individual, societal, state, and global levels, and in the context of socio-economic, religious, cultural, and political transformations.

Qualifications

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Chinese Studies, Asian Studies, Literature, or a closely related discipline before the appointment begins (July 2023). We invite applications from candidates who research any time period prior to 1911. The position entails teaching classical Chinese and courses on traditional Chinese literature that enable students to explore genres as well as Chinese literary theories. Candidates whose research crosses disciplinary, temporal, and national boundaries are particularly welcome.  

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and at least one writing sample via Interfolio. Additionally, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload a reference letter through Interfolio.

Applications may be received until November 15. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. To apply, follow this link https://apply.interfolio.com/113939. If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment [email protected]

Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to NYU New York and other U.S. institutions with respect to research start-up funds and compensation, and they include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may in certain cases have the opportunity to spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the NYU Global Network, engaging in both research and teaching. 

About NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by fourteen additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

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NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from under-represented individuals in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. 

 

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