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Visiting Lecturer in History - Chinese History (#817)

Date Posted:
02/13/2019
Type/Department:
Faculty in History
Search Status:
Position Filled - not Accepting Applications
Applications Due:
02/28/2019
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The Department of History at Mount Holyoke College invite applications for a full-time, visiting lecturer in Chinese history to begin Fall 2019. Candidates must have teaching and research competency in Chinese history, and be able to teach a survey course and topical courses on East Asia. A doctorate in history (anticipated or acquired) is required. This is a one-year, non-renewable teaching position with competitive salary and benefits.  

Visiting faculty at Mount Holyoke teach five courses per year, of which one will be HIST 137 Modern East Asia, 1600-2000 in Fall 2019. The successful candidate will have experience teaching students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/. Please submit a cover letter addressing your interest in Mount Holyoke, CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness (preferably student evaluations), sample syllabi in one or more of the areas of teaching need identified above, and statements concerning (1) teaching philosophy, (2) mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. We recommend early submission because electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted. Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2019.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.