Duke post-doc

Post-Doc position in modern Chinese Cultural Studies

The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University invites applications for a post-doctoral position in modern Chinese Cultural Studies. This position is a one-year appointment that begins August 1, 2022. The appointee is expected to (a) teach three courses a year, (b) conduct research contributing to a monograph and/or a series of peer-reviewed articles and (c) participate in scholarly events and activities in the department.  Applicants specializing in modern/contemporary China, Greater China, and the global Chinese diaspora are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in literature, film, cultural studies, and/or gender and sexuality studies. The Fellow will be expected to be in residence, to conduct research in Duke’s library and archival collections, and to work on their publication portfolio, either a series of articles or a book manuscript. The successful candidate will have completed their Ph.D. between January 1, 2020 and August 1, 2022, and will have a solid record or research and teaching in the field.

To be assured of consideration, please submit an application by May 15th, 2022, consisting of 1) a current cv; 2) a letter of application detailing research interests and teaching experience; 3) a portfolio including writing samples and sample syllabi; 4) the names of three academic references. Applications and letters of recommendation should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21595). Additional information may be obtained from the Chinese Cultural Studies Post-Doc Search Committee at amesdept@duke.edu

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Posted by: Jackie Vega <jackie.vega@duke.edu>

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