Job Openings: December 2, 2013

Luther College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of History (East Asian history); a one-year, non-tenure track position beginning late August 2014. QUALIFICATIONS:  Ph.D. preferred by September 1, 2014.  The successful candidate should demonstrate a passion for teaching excellence in a private liberal arts setting. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Specialization within East Asian history is open, but preference will be given to candidates with a research or teaching interest in environmental history or gender and womens history.  This position carries an annual load of seven courses to include a survey course in East Asian history, specialized courses in the candidates areas of research interest, an all-college interdisciplinary course for first year students which includes writing instruction, and a first-year seminar to be taught during the January Term. APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Review of applications begins January 31, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Applicants dossiers will include: letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; teaching evaluations; unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts; three letters of recommendation. Apply at

Lingnan University invites applications for Associate Professor in Modern Chinese Literature in the Department of Chinese. The appointee will be expected to teach mainly in the areas of modern literature and culture. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the Departments various research and teaching initiatives. Candidates should have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline.  They should have several years of relevant experience (at least five years) and a good track record in research and scholarly activities in related areas.  In the case of stellar credentials, the University may consider making an appointment at the rank of Professor. Appointment will normally be made on an initial contract of three years, which, subject to review and mutual agreement, is renewable for longer-term appointment or substantiation.  For new appointee at the rank of Professor, appointment with substantiation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants are invited to forward their dossier together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which is obtainable at to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post, by fax at (852) 2891-5782 or by email: (as attachment in MS Word format) on or before 31 December 2013.  Applicants should provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants consent has been given for their providing references. Please specify the post you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence.  Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the Universitys web site :  Enquiries can be directed to