Cornell University, Department of History

Position ID:Cornell-History-HGEC [#12996, WDR-00017400]
Position Title: HIST/GOVT Endowed Chair
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: History
Government / China & Asia Pacific Region
Appl Deadline:2019/10/01* (posted 2019/08/08, updated 2018/12/14, listed until 2019/10/01)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the History Department, in collaboration with the Department of Government, welcomes applications for an endowed chair. Appointment could be at the full professor or associate professor level. The successful candidate may teach courses and potentially serve in a leadership capacity with Cornell’s CAPS program ( The position will begin July 1, 2020.

We seek a senior scholar (Associate or Full Professor) whose scholarship focuses on China and the Asia Pacific region in the world. Candidates should exhibit superb research achievements, excellence in teaching, and leadership ability. Preference is for a scholar who brings a historical perspective to their research and has Mandarin language skills.

We will begin to review applications starting October 1, 2019. Questions about the position and the search can be sent to the chair of the committee, Professor Derek Chang, at

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Cornell University
Department of History
450 McGraw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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