Notre Dame position

Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture — University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for the position of assistant professor in modern (including contemporary) Chinese literature and culture, beginning August 2018. Preference will be given to candidates who can offer courses on modern literature, film, and/or popular culture. Responsibilities include teaching two undergraduate courses per semester, one of which may be a Chinese language class at the 4th Year or Advanced level, depending on program needs. Active programmatic involvement and close collaboration with our faculty to advance the Chinese language and culture program are also expected.

As an international Catholic, research university, the University of Notre Dame has made a significant commitment to furthering Asian studies, as evidenced in the founding of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies and the opening of a new graduate School of Global Affairs, both of which are in network with our growing department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Information about Notre Dame is available at; information about the Program of Chinese Language and Culture and the Department can be found at Inquiries about the search may be directed to Professor Xiaoshan Yang, chair of the search committee, at


Ph.D. degree required by date of appointment.


To apply, please submit cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample of about 30 pages, and three letters of recommendation.

Applications are only accepted through Interfolio ByCommittee. Please go to and follow directions to complete your application.

Posted by Michel Hockx

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