Academic Job Opportunities

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University of Chicago, Center for East Asian Studies

Associate Director | Posted: October 22, 2014

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Wake Forest University, Department of Art

Adjunct Position, Non-Western Art History | Posted: October 22, 2014

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Misericordia University, Department of History

Assistant Professor, Modern World History | Posted: October 29, 2014

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Mt. Holyoke College, Department of History

Visiting Lecturer, Modern History of East Asia | Deadline: February 16, 2015

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University of Houston Clear Lake, Department of History

Assistant Professor, East Asian or Middle Eastern History | Posted: November 19, 2014

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Phillips Academy, History and Social Science Department

Instructor | Posted: January 7, 2015

The History and Social Science Department of Phillips Academy, Andover invites applicants for a continuing instructorship beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. Successful candidates must be prepared to teach students at every level in this four-year school, and, as a member of the department, participate in the instruction of courses in World History, or, US history required for the diploma. We seek candidates who will bring expertise in at least one of the following areas: micro- and macro-economics, East Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East. Specific assignments generally comprise three or four sections, most likely with two or three preparations. The Academy seeks dynamic individuals who will be active participants in all aspects of a residential school, teaching, house counseling, and coaching. Opportunities exist for multidisciplinary, experiential and on- and off-campus program development through a range of Academy resources. A Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years teaching experience is preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Andover is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference [portable document files—pdfs—preferred] to Mr. Patrick J. Farrell, Dean of Faculty, at the following address:

Emmanuel College, Department of History

Assistant Professor, East Asian History | Posted: January 21, 2015

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Dissertation Reviews

Field Editor in Southeast Asian Studies

Dissertation Reviews ( is a web platform featuring friendly, non-critical overviews of recently defended Ph.D. dissertations. Each review provides a summary of the author's main arguments, the particular scholarly conversation in which s/he is engaging, and the main source bases for the research. By focusing on the window of time between dissertation defense and first book publication, their goal is to offer scholars a glimpse of the immediate present of each field. Such awareness, they feel, leads to more dynamic, informed, collegial, and innovative scholarly communities. They are looking for a dynamic, early- to mid-career scholar to join their team in the position of Field Editor for the popular series Southeast Asian Studies Dissertation Reviews.

Please email them at with following items:
- Brief Statement addressing: the field/discipline/area you are applying to help develop and edit; how and why the scholars and scholarship in this field would, in your opinion, benefit from and contribute to the Dissertation Reviews community; and how your own background and credentials speak to the eligibility items listed above?
- CV (2 pp. or less)

Please note that all editorial positions at Dissertation Reviews are unpaid.