tenure-track assistant professor-Medieval Chinese Studies

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UCLA, Department of Asian Languages & Cultures Medieval Chinese Studies (2019-2020)

The Department of Asian Languages & Cultures (http://www.alc.ucla.edu/) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), invites applications for a position in Medieval Chinese Studies, at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. This position will begin on July 1, 2020.

The position seeks a scholar in Medieval Chinese Studies with an emphasis on literature and culture of the Tang/Song and/or early Medieval period (220-589). Applicants whose work engages with material culture, religion, gender, and/or ethnic studies are particularly encouraged to apply. Training in comparative and interdisciplinary methodologies, as well as an ability to work across the cultural regions in the medieval world, are highly desirable.

The successful candidate will be expected to sustain an active research and publication schedule, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, provide service to the department and campus, and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity-related teaching, research, and/or service. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applicants are asked to submit the following materials: cover letter; CV; recent writing sample or publication; separate statements regarding applicant's approaches to research and teaching; statement regarding contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion; two sample syllabi (one undergraduate, one graduate); sample course evaluations; and the names of three references. All materials should be submitted using the UC Recruit online website. For questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact Professor Shu-mei Shih, chair of the search committee: shih@humnet.ucla.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 11, 2019, and will continue until position is closed on December 1, 2019.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see the UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy. http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Applicants may apply online: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04865