Overview

The University of Notre Dame Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for the position of assistant professor in modern (including contemporary) Chinese literature and culture, beginning August 2018. This is a tenure-track position.

Preference will be given to candidates who can offer courses on modern literature, film, and/or popular culture. Responsibilities include teaching two undergraduate courses per semester, one of which may be a Chinese language class at the 4th Year or Advanced level, depending on program needs. Active programmatic involvement and close collaboration with our faculty to advance the Chinese language and culture program are also expected.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree required by date of appointment. To apply, please submit cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample of about 30 pages, and three letters of recommendation.

INSTRUCTIONS: Applications are only accepted through Interfolio ByCommittee. Please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/43625; and follow directions to complete your application.

As an international Catholic, research university, the University of Notre Dame has made a significant commitment to furthering Asian studies, as evidenced in the founding of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and the opening of a new graduate School of Global Affairs, both of which are in network with our growing department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Information about Notre Dame is available at http://www.nd.edu; information about the Program of Chinese Language and Culture and the Department can be found at http://eastasian.nd.edu. Inquiries about the search may be directed to Professor Xiaoshan Yang, chair of the search committee, at xyang@nd.edu.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).