The Asian Studies Program at Vanderbilt University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Asian Environmental Studies to begin in the Fall 2020 semester. Regional specialization is open to any area(s) of East, South, and Southeast Asia. Academic training may come from any discipline(s) in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Scholars whose work engages pressing problems and embraces wider regional perspectives within Asia and/or includes a global comparative dimension are desirable. This appointment will be key tothe Global Asia Initiative within the Asian Studies Program and will join broader multidisciplinary and trans-institutional collaborations at Vanderbilt designed to address global environmental issues.
All applicants should be conversant with the regional vernacular and international scholarship in their field. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the PhD by the start of the Fall 2020 semester, possess a clear research trajectory, and demonstrate a dedication to teaching.Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, a short sample of research writing, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/67876. Review of applications will begin on November 1, and will continue until the position is filled.
Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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