Medieval Chinese Studies (2019-2020 ) University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04865 Recruitment Period Open date: September 9th, 2019 Next review date: Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Asian Languages & Cultures (http://www.alc.ucla.edu/) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), invites applications for a position in Medieval Chinese Studies, at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. This position will begin on July 1, 2020.
The position seeks a scholar in Medieval Chinese Studies with an emphasis on literature and culture of the Tang/Song and/or early Medieval period (220-589). Applicants whose work engages with material culture, religion, gender, and/or ethnic studies are particularly encouraged to apply. Training in comparative and interdisciplinary methodologies, as well as an ability to work across the cultural regions in the medieval world, are highly desirable.
The successful candidate will be expected to sustain an active research and publication schedule, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, provide service to the department and campus, and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity-related teaching, research, and/or service. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants are expected to have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applicants are asked to submit the following materials: cover letter; CV; recent writing sample or publication; separate statements regarding applicant's approaches to research and teaching; statemnet regarding contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion; two sample syllabi (one undergraduate, one graduate); sample course evaluations; and the names of three references. All materials should be submitted using the UC Recruit online website. For questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact Professor Shu-mei Shih, chair of the search committee: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin November 11, 2019, and will continue until position is closed on December 1, 2019.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see the UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy. http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.