Tenure-track Professor in Pre-Modern Chinese Literature

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
12 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tenure-track Professor in Pre-Modern Chinese Literature

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in pre-modern Chinese literature. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applications from scholars working in Middle Period and Late Imperial Period literature are particularly encouraged, but we welcome applications from scholars working in all periods up to 1900.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in pre-modern Chinese literature required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Applications must be submitted no later than October 2, 2017.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
  4. Research statement
  5. Names and contact information of 3 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. The application is considered complete only when the three letters have been received. Please note that recommendations must be received no later than October 16.
  6. A short writing sample (c. 25 pp.)

Contact Information

Chair, Pre-modern Chinese Literature Search Committee, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email: chaireal@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 3 Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Writing Sample 1

Optional Documents