THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

20th-Century Chinese History 

The University of Oklahoma seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in twentieth-century Chinese History. This position will be a joint appointment in the School of International and Area Studies and the Department of History. Applicants will be expected to teach survey courses on East Asian history as well as upper division and graduate courses on the history of modern China. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Programs and resources on China have grown rapidly at the University of Oklahoma, which is home to the Institute for U.S.-China Issues, the OU Confucius Institute, the new journal Chinese Literature Today, and electronic databases of Chinese language newspapers and journals. The appointment begins August 16, 2010. Salary will be competitive. 

Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment and demonstrate a potential for sustained excellence in teaching and research. Send a letter of interest, c.v., graduate transcripts, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to: Chinese History Search Committee, School of International and Area Studies, University of Oklahoma, 729 Elm, room 105, Norman Oklahoma, 73019. Screening begins November 1, 2009 and continues until the position is filled. 

The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.ou.edu/sias and http://www.ou.edu/cas/history/

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