Job Openings: March 31, 2014

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer in pre-modern Chinese studies, for the academic year 2014-15. The appointment will be for one year with the possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years based on satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. The successful candidate will teach two classes each semester, and will be responsible for directing the Department’s M.A. program. The Ph.D. degree is expected at the time of the appointment. Candidates who are ABD at the time of application should specify a date for completion and awarding of the degree in their cover letter. Candidates should apply online at Submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and a sample of scholarly work (the sample for candidates who are ABD should be a chapter of the dissertation). Also submit the names and contact information of three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. The review of applications will begin immediately and the process will continue until the position is filled.