History: Modern East Asian, One-Year Teaching Fellowship

Location
Rock Island, Rock Island County
Posted
May 07, 2014
History -Augustana College invites applications for a Teaching fellow in Modern East Asian history. This is a full-time, one-year position, with benefits. The department has a high likelihood of conducting a tenure-track search during the 2014-2015 academic year. We seek candidates who are passionate scholar-teachers and have a deep interest in teaching undergraduate students.Teaching and research specialization are open, but ideally the candidate will have expertise in China and Japan. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in East Asian history, modern China, and in our first-year Liberal Studies program. The teaching load is 7 courses over 3 ten-week trimester calendar. A Ph.D. in hand is desired, but A.B.D. candidates will be considered. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus. Rock Island, Illinois is one of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents. Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed. Details about Augustana, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org/. Please send a cover letter describing your teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus, writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and three letters of recommendation to: Search #128-14 History Fellow, C/O Margaret Farrar, Associate Dean of the College, Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island, IL, 61201. Review of applications will begin May 21, 2014. Questions should be directed to Dr. David Ellis at davidellis@augustana.edu.