Boston University, World Languages & Literatures

Position ID:BU-MLCL-VASTP [#10781]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chinese Language / Chinese Literature
Appl Deadline:2018/02/15 finished (2018/01/24, finished 2018/08/19, listed until 2018/07/24)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of World Languages & Literatures (WLL) invites applications for a one-year non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Chinese literature for the 2018-2019 academic year beginning on July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will have a PhD in hand with a specialty in premodern Chinese Literature before 1911.

We expect a publishing record, significant teaching experience, and a willingness to participate actively in student advising. In addition, we look forward to having a scholar on campus who can actively contribute to and benefit from the intellectual life of the Department. The position involves teaching two courses each semester,at least two of which may be of the candidate’s own design. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2018.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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