Rice University, Humanities
Chaired Professor and Director of the Chao Center for Asian Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, seeks a new Director for the T.T. and W.F. Chao Center for Asian Studies (established in 2007; see http://chaocenter.rice.edu/). Our goal is to recruit a person with a record of excellence in scholarship, teaching and professional service that would justify both a tenured professorship and a named chair (T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Asian Studies). Qualifications: Ph.D. in a humanities or social sciences discipline or department, with a specialization in one or more areas of East Asia (including Vietnam) or South Asia. The Director must have a demonstrated interest in transnational circulations (e.g. the movement of people, products, ideas, images, technologies, etc.) within and/or beyond Asia, and/or comparative studies. We are also looking for a person with demonstrated leadership abilities and excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. A joint appointment may be arranged in an appropriate academic department. Salary appropriate to qualifications. Appointment begins July 1, 2014. The search committee will begin to evaluate applications on December 13, 2013, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants must provide a letter of application, a current resume, three recent letters of reference, and a list of any additional references with contact information to Ms. Anita Norwig (firstname.lastname@example.org). Electronic submissions preferred. Rice University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Ms. Anita Norwig, Assistant Dean, School of Humanities (MS-33), Rice University, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251-1892 USA, Email address: email@example.com. Specific questions may be sent to the chair of the search, Richard J. Smith, George and Nancy Rupp Professor of Humanities and Professor of History. E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies