Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Lewis & Clark College (China)

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Lewis & Clark College political science department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship with a focus on contemporary China, beginning fall 2006. Candidates must read and speak Chinese and have done fieldwork in the PRC. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in political science by fall 2006. The successful candidate will work closely with the College?s interdisciplinary East Asian Studies program. Usual teaching load is five courses per year, including a required core course for the East Asian Studies major and at least two China-related courses. Faculty are expected to participate in the College’s first-year general education program. Potential for excellent teaching and an active research program are essential. Please send (1) a cover letter that includes a statement of educational philosophy, teaching interests, and research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) graduate school transcripts; (4) teaching evaluations; (5) example(s) of scholarly research; and (6) at least three letters of recommendation to Nancy Curran, Administrative Coordinator, Political Science Search Committee, Lewis & Clark College, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland, Oregon, 97219. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Lewis & Clark College is a private liberal arts college with 1750 undergraduates and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages applications from women and minority candidates.