Overview

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the assistant professor level, in early Chinese literature and culture (the fifth century BCE-220) or medieval Chinese literature and culture (220-the tenth century), to begin August 16, 2019. The successful candidate will play an important part in the development of the Chinese program within the department, and is also expected to contribute to the UF Quest program, multidisciplinary general education courses in the arts and humanities meant to enhance undergraduate students’ experiential learning.

Teaching duties include courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, and other relevant courses in Chinese literature, culture, and classical Chinese. The teaching assignment is two courses per semester.

The Department is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultures that supports the interests of people from varied backgrounds.
Qualifications

A Ph.D. is required prior to appointment.

Application Instructions

The application must be submitted online, at http://apply.interfolio.com/55796 and must include a cover letter that details research agenda and teaching experience, a CV, a writing sample, and three recommendation letters. Questions about the position or the application procedure may be directed to Dr. Richard G. Wang, Chair, Chinese Search Committee, at rwang1@ufl.edu.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education. The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).