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Academic openings: USF, Georgia Tech, Williams, Emory


Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Film and Media Studies. Appointment begins in Fall 2013. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research and teaching focus on one or more of the national cinemas/media of East Asia and/or South Asia. We especially welcome applications from scholars of film and media in Korea, China or India. Language and cultural fluency, as well as an ability to teach core film/media courses, are preferred. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at time of appointment, evidence of excellence in teaching, and must show promise of innovative scholarship, as well as dedication to building our program. Please send a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Matthew H. Bernstein, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Film and Media Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322. Applications are due December 15, 2012. Emory University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.


Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature Williams College

Williams College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chinese language and modern Chinese literature beginning September 2013. The faculty member will be a core member of the Chinese Program in the Department of Asian Studies. Teaching responsibilities include four courses annually and one Winter Study (January term) course every two years. Qualified candidates should be able to teach courses in modern Chinese literature and culture as well as all levels of Chinese language. Candidates with strong teaching experience whose research areas are in modern Chinese literature, film, cultural studies, or diasporic studies are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school records, sample syllabi for literature and language courses, sample teaching video, and three recommendation letters to: Kasumi Yamamoto, Chair, Department of Asian Studies, Williams College, Williamstown MA 01267. The deadline to submit application materials is January 15, 2013. No electronic application will be accepted. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here y/.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams College website ( <>). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.



The School of Modern Languages in the Ivan Allen College at the Georgia Institute of Technology announces an opening for a new tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Chinese, to begin August 2013. We seek candidates with a PhD in Chinese language, literature, or cultural studies (or a related field), with native or near-native Chinese fluency, with outstanding scholarly potential and excellent teaching skills, interest in contributing to our stand alone Chinese ALIS major, participating in development of our Chinese ROTC Flagship project, and online course development, and with a desire to partner with other faculty in a summer abroad program in China. We are particularly interested in candidates with interdisciplinary research interests, experience with the application of technology or media to student learning and/or a focus on intercultural studies. Applicants should have strong potential for research publications in English.

The School of Modern Languages emphasizes interactive learning and an interdisciplinary approach to language, literature, and intercultural studies. We offer a major in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (ALIS) and two joint majors: International Affairs and Modern Languages (IAML) and in Global Economics and Modern Languages (GEML). Opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with faculty in the other language groups in Modern Languages as well as faculty from other Schools in the Ivan Allen College are strongly encouraged.

Applicants should send a cover letter describing applicant’s qualifications for the position, C.V., sample course syllabi and teaching evaluations, a sample of applicant’s scholarly work (preferably a sample publication), and three letters of recommendation electronically to Materials may also be sent to Dr. Dina Khapaeva, Chair, School of Modern Languages, Georgia Institute of Technology, 613 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332-0375. Deadline is November 15, 2012. Georgia Tech is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.



Department of English, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida Assistant Professor, Chinese-American Literature and Film

Assistant Professor. Chinese-American Literature and Film, preferably with a broader interest in Asian-American and transnational culture and theory. Tenure-line. Ph. D. required; ABD applicants will be considered but must have the degree conferred by August 7, 2013. Candidates must have a strong teaching record and outstanding scholarly potential. Teaching will include a range of undergraduate and graduate courses. 2/2 teaching assignment. Salary and benefits competitive. 9 month appointment per year; summer employment possible. Letter, vita, and list of graduate courses required. Apply online at<> by November 12, preferably sooner. Applications received after that date will be advanced only in cases of compelling merit. For information regarding the USF System, please visit our website at According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations, please contact Nancy Serrano (813-974-8211 or at least five working days prior to need. USF is an Equal Opportunity Institution


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