British Association for South Asian Studies

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13 November 2020

Assistant Professor of History, St. Norbert College

Submission Deadline: 7th December 2020

The Department of History at St. Norbert College invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track appointment in Asian history at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2021. Area of geographic specialization is open (East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, transregional/transnational).

The successful candidate will demonstrate skills in and enthusiasm for teaching at a liberal arts college as well as strong scholarly potential in historical research. PhD is required, either in history or in one of the exciting related interdisciplinary fields, as are strong language skills in their field of research. Advanced ABD will be considered, but the successful candidate must have PhD in hand by August, 2021. Teaching duties consist of three courses per semester, including introductory courses in East Asian history, major courses by specialty, as well as contributions to the Core Curriculum. Ability to teach one or more courses in Chinese history is preferred.

St. Norbert College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of our people, ideas and talents. We welcome individuals with diverse experiences, backgrounds, and skills to join our college community in our pursuit of inclusion and excellence. Applications from members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged (

Deadline for applications is 7th December 2020. Interested candidates should submit an application letter that addresses teaching effectiveness and scholarly interests; a curriculum vitae that includes a list of references and courses taught; a scholarly writing sample; and a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, via

Additionally, please have three letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. Jennifer Hockenbery, Divisional Dean of Humanities, St. Norbert College, sent to (Administrative Specialist, Humanities).

Position is subject to final budget approval in March.