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Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture - Archive
East Asian Languages & Literatures

Posting: 12455
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2013-04-29

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Oregon invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese Literature to begin Fall 2013.  We are looking for a dynamic scholar and teacher whose research expertise will add strength to our vibrant community of China and East Asia scholars.  Research fields are open, but preference will be given to candidates who work in PRC literature, film, and/ or culture.

The ideal candidate will be ready to teach courses ranging from large undergraduate classes to graduate seminars, and to mentor graduate students at all stages of their training (M.A. and Ph.D.).  The ability to teach a content course in Chinese for our Chinese Flagship program is also highly desirable.  We seek candidates committed to working with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Required are a Ph.D. in Chinese literature or related field, native or near native fluency in Mandarin and English, and a demonstrated potential for teaching and research excellence.  Advanced assistant professors are encouraged to apply; salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 25,000.  The Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment.  We are about an hour's drive from the Pacific coast and the Cascade mountains.  The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 conference.

For information on East Asian Languages and Literatures at the U of O, please see http://www.uoregon.edu/~eall/.

Applicants must submit a statement of research and teaching interests, a vita, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to:  academicjobsonline.com.  Applications will be reviewed beginning January 10, 2013 until the position is filled.  For inquiries about the position, please contact the Search Chair Professor Maram Epstein, maram@uoregon.edu

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