Assistant Professor of Modern East Asian History

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00479F
Posting Type
Official Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title Assistant Professor of Modern East Asian History
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department HISTORY
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Department of History at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Modern East Asian History position to begin August 2018. We seek scholars who specialize in the history of China, Japan, and/or Korea after 1600.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. These would include introductory lecture courses on East Asian history, undergraduate surveys and seminars in the history of China, Korea, and/or Japan, and graduate courses in research methods and thematic topics related to the candidate’s interests.

Initial expressions of interest should include a cover letter describing teaching and research interests and a current vita. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date. Applications should be submitted at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2759. Review of applications will begin on November 15 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Ari Daniel Levine, Search Committee Chair, at adlevine@uga.edu.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.org). UGA is a land and sea-grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in history or a related field is required at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 09/06/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation