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Arizona State University (USA:AZ) - [Non-TT][]

NB: this is a 2021-22 position, posted here as a holding place until next year's pages are ready

  • 9-month, Lecturer in the Histor of Asia, subsequent annual renewal is desired, contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university.
  • Candidates must have completed a PhD in a field of modern Asian history or a related field by the time appointment begins.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 Candidates should be prepared to teach a broad Asia-wide undergraduate survey course as well as a variety of country- or theme-specific courses on Asian topics. Some online teaching is required. Specialists in East, Southeast, and South Asia are invited to apply.
  • Deadline: 25 June 2021 If not filled, applications will be evaluated every week thereafter until the search is closed.
  • Any updates? (June 11)

California State University, Fresno (USA:CA) - post-1600[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professor in Asian History, 1600-present.
  • Specialists of any area (East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia) are invited to apply. Candidates with a comparative, transnational, trans-imperial, or oceanic studies focus are especially encouraged to apply.
  • An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in History by August 1, 2021, is required for an appointment to a tenure-track position.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 (typically reduced during the first two years of the appointment, with competitive course releases available after tha) The successful candidate will develop and offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise as well as the department's World History surveys.
  • Apply online at and provide the following: cover letter, vitae, diversity statement, and complete the reference form with names and addresses for 3 references. We will contact them to submit a letter of reference. All finalists will receive a request to send official transcripts and a writing sample.
  • Committee Information and Search process: Search Chair: Dr. Julia R. Shatz, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, College of Social Sciences Email:
  • For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2020 This position automatically closes May 1, 2021
  • [11 Dec]: Is there any update on this search?
  • [Dec. 17] Haven't heard anything. Any updates?
  • (Jan. 5): Any updates?
  • [Jan. 21] has anyone heard anything about this hire?
  • [Jan. 23]: First round of Zoom interviews this week

College of the Holy Cross (USA:MA) - China/East Asia [Non-TT][]

  • visiting full-time faculty position in Chinese/East Asian History during the 2021-2022 academic year to begin in August 2021
  • We welcome applications from scholars whose primary regional focus is either imperial or modern China. Thematic specialization is open, and we encourage applicants to apply whose expertise and teaching interests may focus upon histories of frontiers and borderlands, environment, migration, diaspora, cities, and/or transnational histories
  • Teaching Load: 3/3
  • In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see, and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit
  • For full consideration: 26 Mar. 2021

Kings College London (UK:Eng) - (pre-1750)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in the history of Asia (pre-1750), to begin 1 Sept. 2021 or by 1 Jan. 2022
  • Teaching: you will be expected to contribute to the new Year 1 Early Modern Worlds module and/or the Medieval Worlds module, as well as the medieval and/or early modern MA programme
  • Deadline: 22 Jun. 2021
  • Intend to interview in July

Moravian College (USA:PA)[]

  • ASIANetwork - Luce Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow.
  • FT / NT
  • This two-year position will begin in August 2021; a Ph.D. is required by this date.
  • This is a half-time teaching and half-time research position.
  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Asian Studies, Asian American Studies, or have a disciplinary degree with research focused on Asia.
  • Deadline: Applications received by 15 March 2021 will be given full consideration.
  • Search Committee Email:

Rice University (USA:TX)[]

  • Two positions in Transnational Asian Studies, Assistant/Associate, Tenure-Track.
  • Accepting applicants with degrees in humanities and social sciences (and related interdisciplinary fields), including history.
  • Deadline: 1 December 2020.
  • [11 Dec]: Too early to ask for an update?
  • offer accepted
  • Could this be right about offer having been accepted? Are the interviews done? If so would you mind detailing the process?
  • This really doesn't sound right to me either. Could someone please give us an actual update?
  • (Jan. 5): Any updates?
  • [Jan. 21] any updates on this search?
  • [Jan. 29] Zoom interviews held today. (heard from friend who got one, don't have any other details)

St. Norbert College (USA:WI)[]

  • Tenure-track appointment in Asian history at the rank of assistant professor, to begin August 2021. Area of geographic specialization is open (East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, transregional/transnational).
  • PhD is required, either in history or in one of the innovative related interdisciplinary fields, as are strong language skills in their field of research.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate skills in and enthusiasm for teaching at a liberal arts college as well as strong scholarly potential in historical research. Candidates must have PhD in hand by August, 2021.
  • Teaching duties consist of three courses per semester, major courses by specialty and introductory courses in East Asian history, some of which will contribute to the Core Curriculum. Ability to teach one or more courses in Chinese history is preferred.
  • Interested candidates should submit an application letter that addresses teaching effectiveness and scholarly interests; a curriculum vitae that includes a list of references and courses taught; a scholarly writing sample; and a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, as well as 3 letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Jennifer Hockenbery, Divisional Dean of Humanities, St. Norbert College, sent to (Administrative Specialist, Humanities).
  • For information on applying and to apply, visit the job posting (here) and use the "Apply Now" link.
  • Deadline for applications is December 7, 2020.
  • [11 Dec]: Too early for an update?
  • (Jan. 5): Any updates?
  • (Jan 4): Interview date has been finalized.

Samford University (USA:AL) - [Non-TT:Post-Doc][]

  • Post-Doctoral Instructor, renewable for two years, to begin August 2021.
  • "Qualified candidates will have earned a Ph.D. in History within the past four years from an institutionally accredited university and be able to teach in their chosen field of world history, with a preference for historians of Asia (any region), Central/Eastern Europe, Russia, Africa, or the relations between separate regions."
  • Instructor will also teach in the University Core Curriculum.
  • Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita with names and contact information of three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness, description of research interests and activities, along with an application for faculty position and the faculty applicant Christian mission statement. Submit all materials in a PDF format to:, ATTN: Postdoctoral Instructor–History.
  • Review begins: 15 February 2021
  • [16 Mar]: Does anyone have any update on this?

Sewanee: University of the South (USA:TN) - Modern Asian [Non-TT:VAP][]

  • one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Asian History (excluding the history of South Asia) to begin in August 2021
  • Applicants who work on immigration and refugee studies; race, ethnicity, and nationalism; science, technology, and the environment; or transnationalism and globalization are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates with a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment are preferred.
  • Teaching load: 6 courses/year including survey classes on the history of Asia and/or on the history of individual Asian countries, as well as upper-level classes on their area of specialization
  • All application materials should be submitted at the following link: A complete application includes the following:a cover letter;a curriculum vitae;sample syllabi; evidence of teaching excellence; a graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation - Letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically by the referees personally or via dossier services to Kristen Godsey, Assistant for Finance and Administration, at
  • Deadline: 15 Mar. 2021

University of South Carolina (USA:SC) - [non-TT][]

  • one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Asian history, broadly defined, effective August 16, 2021 – May 15, 2022
  • Teaching load: 3/3
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 25 June.

Yale-NUS College Singapore (SNG)[]

  • Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) rank in History. The successful applicant will either specialize in Southeast Asia, including Singapore, or study the connections between the region and other parts of Asia.
  • Applicants should have a relevant PhD and be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring.
  • Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications; statements on research interests, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers via and other relevant documents. Applications should be submitted via
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2020 and continues until position filled

[Dec. 15] Any news about this search?

[Dec. 17] Haven't heard anything. Any updates?

(Jan. 6) Any updates?

  • It looks as if there are two finalists. One works on Thailand and the other on the Philippines.
  • Thanks for sharing this information.

Virginia Military Institute (USA:VA) - China/East Asia[]

NB no start date stated, this may be for 2021-22

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor of Chinese/East Asian History
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 The most attractive applicants will be those able to offer an array of upper-division courses demonstrating innovative approaches to or perspectives on the history of East Asia. The position also includes responsibility for teaching the Institute’s two-semester core-curriculum World History sequence; candidates should be prepared to demonstrate their interest in and ability to do so
  • Applicants must complete an online state application and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and an unofficial transcript of all graduate course work on-line at: In addition to the materials submitted online through this website, applicants should have three letters of recommendation (including comments on teaching) submitted via InterFolio Dossier.  Samples of scholarship not available in JSTOR may be sent as scanned documents via email to  Please do not mail hard copies of letters of interest, curricula vitae, application forms, or any other application material directly to the department.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2021

Washington and Jefferson College (USA:PA) - [non-TT:VAP][]

  • three-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in the history of Asia, to begin in the Fall of 2021.
  • We are particularly interested in applications from candidates who will build upon our historical strength in the history of East Asia by adding additional courses in South Asian history and culture to our curriculum and who specialize in one or more of the following fields: the history of gender and sexuality, environmental history, trade, and/or urban history. We also welcome applications from candidates whose teaching and research use innovative methodological approaches and who have interests irr public history.
  • A Ph.D. in History or a closely related field is required prior to beginning employment
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "and will include survey courses in Asian history and upper-level seminars in the field of specialization. As well, members of the department regularly contribute courses to the First Year Seminar Program and to a range of interdisciplinary programs including East Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender & Women's Studies, and International Studies."
  • A complete application consists of a letter of interest that describes the candidate's research interests, teaching experience and philosophy, and their vision or experience working with a diverse student population and creating equitable and inclusive learning communities; a curriculum vitae; and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted to
  • Deadline: 15 Feb. 2021
  • [22 Feb.] Request for 30 min interview

Wilmington College (USA:OH)[]

  • Two-year Postdoc in Asian History through the ASIANetwork - Luce Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow Program
  • Region, period, and area of scholarship are open, but candidates with research specializations in Peace Studies, Public History, Museum Studies, Nuclear Disarmament in Asia, War and Trauma in Asia, and any aspect of the Cold War in Asia are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants should have earned a doctorate or terminal degree from a North American university within the last 3 years. Applicants who are ABD may be considered, provided that they have a scheduled completion date prior to the beginning of the fellowship year verified by their graduate advisor. Ph.D. must be received by the start of the appointment date.
  • Teaching Load: 2/1, to include an introductory world history survey, lower-division Asian history survey, and upper-division course related to research interests.
  • Email application materials, including cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, 2 sample syllabi, and 3 LoR, to
  • Review of applications will begin on March 11, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


Bowdoin College (USA:MN)- Pre-modern [non-TT:VAP][]

  • 1 year visiting assistant professor position in pre-modern Chinese History (any era up to and including the late imperial period), beginning July 1, 2021
  • PhD in hand by date of appointment preferred; advanced ABDs considered.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 these offerings should include at least one pre-modern course per semester and at least one modern course during the year, with flexibility for the fourth class. We also expect that the courses will be cross-listed with the Asian Studies Program.
  • Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit: 1. a cover letter that details your scholarly research agenda, teaching effectiveness, possible course offerings, and evidence of your commitment to inclusive excellence in the classroom. (For an overview of the levels of the history curriculum, please see: For a definition of inclusive excellence, please consult the following resource 2. a curriculum vitae 3. the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request.
  • Review begins: 15 Feb. 2021
  • Interview requested (March 3)
  • Has anyone heard anything else about this? (April 8)

High Point University (USA:NC) - Modern [2022 post][]

NB: this is a post for the 2021-22 season; posted here as a holding place until the new pages are created

  • non-tenure track, Assistant Professor of History with specialty in Modern China, to begin Aug. 2022
  • PhD required at time of hire
  • Responsibilities include teaching First Year Seminar, History general education and upper-level courses in Modern Chinese History and secondary field.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad

Kings College London (UK:Eng) - modern[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) specialising in Chinese History post-1900
  • You will teach the existing module 5AAH3007: China from Imperial State to People’s Republic, develop and design new modules in your area of specialism, and contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of other teaching activities. You will assume pastoral and administrative responsibilities, and participate actively in the life and culture of the department. A strong research track record, excellent teaching ability, outstanding interpersonal skills and a collaborative ethos are essential for the role.
  • Deadline: 8 Mar. 2021
  • Any news?

London School of Economics (UK:Eng) - China & The World[]

  • Assistant Professorship of International History, China and the World since 1945
  • We welcome applicants with research interests in the history of Chinese foreign relations, especially inter-Asian relations, the global south, environment, frontiers, race & ethnicity, gender or inter-Asian migration.
  • PhD must be in hand by 1 Sept. 2021
  • Candidates will conduct historical research in Chinese or another Asian language. They will have a track record of internationally excellent publications, or a trajectory of internationally excellent writings in history. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate proven ability in their field of research, as evidenced by existing publications in refereed international journals or with leading book publishers. Their research should be, or have the potential to be, internationally excellent. Candidates should have a proven ability to teach History at Undergraduate level.
  • To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Professor Piers Ludlow,
  • Deadline: 11 Jan. 2021
  • intend to interview 4th & 5th March

National University of Singapore (SNG)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern China with an emphasis on (but not limited to) Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia, to begin 1 Jul 2021.
  • The successful candidate will have a completed PhD degree, teaching experience, and a strong research agenda rooted in appropriate fields in modern Chinese history. The Department particularly invites applicants who demonstrate strong research accomplishments and substantial teaching experience in their track records. A proven ability to contribute effectively to teaching the regions of the applicant’s specialty, as well as broader history of Asia and World History, is also important. A competitive remuneration package, based on the qualifications and experience of the candidate, will be offered.
  • Application dossiers should include a cover letter describing research interests, teaching experience, and an explanation on why the position at NUS is of interest; curriculum vitae; and a list of three academic referees and their contact information. In addition, candidates will need to submit a Personal Data Consent Form, which can be downloaded at this link: Please submit electronic application materials to:
  • Review begins: 8 Dec. 2020
  • Any news?
    • Three shortlisted for campus visits (Feb. 1st)
    • Campus visits are over (March 15th)

University of Bristol (UK:Eng) - Modern[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Modern Chinese History, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • PhD in the History of Modern China by the end of August 2021
  • You will design and deliver units in the History of Modern China at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as units related to your period and area specialism, and to Modern and especially Global History more generally. You will deliver a proportion of the lectures and seminars on team-taught ‘Skills’ and/or relevant ‘Outline’ units, in particular HIST20112 Global History, HIST30122 Global Empires, and HISTM0100 Oceans and Globalization.
  • For informal queries please contact
  • Deadline: 14 Jun. 2021

University of British Columbia (CAN) 10th - 19thC[]

  • Assistant or Associate Professor in the history of China between the tenth and nineteenth centuries, to begin 1 Jul. 2021
  • preference for scholars focusing on China’s historical relationships with Inner Asia. We particularly welcome applications from scholars working in the Yuan or Qing periods.
  • Applicants should have (relative to career stage and field) demonstrated or potential ability to: Publish research of exceptional quality and originality that complements or diversifies research strengths in the Department of History; Teach, mentor, and address the learning needs of a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population; Productively engage diverse scholarly and/or non-scholarly communities at UBC and beyond; Work effectively with sources in both modern and classical Chinese.
  • Applicants should apply only through the History Department’s Internal Resources website at Applicants should upload (in the following order, collated into a single pdf file): A cover letter or letter of application; A curriculum vitae; A 300-500 word statement identifying the applicant’s experience relevant to working with a diverse student body, and contributions, or potential contributions, to advancing a culture of equity and inclusion within the university and beyond; Up to three article-length samples of scholarship (including published articles, unpublished papers, or book/dissertation chapters). Applicants should also provide names and contact information for three scholars willing to provide a letter of reference; we will request letters directly for candidates who advance in the search process.
  • Applicants with questions about the position are welcome to contact the search chair, Dr. Timothy Brook at This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Review begins: 1 Sept. 2020 and continues until position filled.
  • "Long shortlist" contacted [24 Sep]
  • Any news about this search?
    • I haven't heard anything. Though at this point, I'm assuming that's just bad news [10 Nov]
    • Same here. Not a word. I find myself missing those days when people did bother sending a rejection letter/email [12 Nov]
    • Not a single word, but it seems that campus visits have not been arranged (I am not sure though)[19 Nov]
    • Any update since the zoom interview?
    • Heard from a friend: campus visits finished.
    • I wish they could spare one minute to send a rejection email. It's not that they need to keep a super long waiting list.

University of Toronto, St George Campus (CAN) - Pre-modern East Asia/China[]

  • Full-time tenure stream Assistant Professorship in the area of Pre-modern East Asian cultural studies, with a focus on China, including the late imperial period, to begin 1 Jul. 2021
  • Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in East Asian Studies or a related discipline by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching
  • We are especially interested in applicants whose work addresses wider Asian and/or global contexts. All applicants must be able to frame their work in terms of broader theoretical questions. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.
  • Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; a recent writing sample; and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course materials, teaching evaluations, and other indicators of teaching accomplishment. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1‐2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups. Applicants must provide the names and contact information of at least three referees. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from them once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that the letters of reference (on letterhead, dated, and signed) are submitted by the closing date.
  • Submission guidelines can be found at We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact
  • Deadline: 19 Nov. 2020 [including reference letters]

East Asia[]

Colby College (USA: ME)[]

  • Visiting Assistant Professor in East Asian Studies, with expertise in visual culture for the academic year 2021-2022.
  • The Department of East Asian Studies at Colby College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor, with expertise in visual culture for the academic year 2021-2022. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in art history, history, East Asian languages and cultures, film studies, or other related field. Both the field of specialization and the country of focus (Japan, China, or Korea) are open. We seek a scholar who can teach the introductory course for our East Asian Studies majors, which focuses on the historical and textual traditions of this region. The teaching assignment will also include two cultural studies courses, both of which should have a strong emphasis on visual and material culture. Candidates should be able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching about East Asia to a diverse student audience and contributing to the excellence of the campus community. The teaching load is four courses per year.
  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. in art history, history, East Asian languages and cultures, film studies, or other related field.
  • Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests that demonstrates commitment to the value of diversity and to inclusive teaching. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio at the following link:
  • Review of applications will begin on Feb. 10, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby College (USA:ME)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in East Asian History, within a global context beginning September 1, 2021.
  • The Department is a community of engaged teacher-scholars who teach a diverse array of courses from surveys to specialized seminars grounded in our research. We are searching for a teacher-scholar specialized in East Asian (China, Japan, or Korea) history, with a preferred focus on gender and sexuality or race. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and engaged teacher and a dedicated scholar, committed to their research. Reflecting the Department’s own increasing focus on global history, the candidate’s research and teaching interests should speak to global contexts, positioning their research within comparative, transregional perspectives. The position is open to scholars of any historical period, with a preference for candidates who would be able to offer courses on both the early and modern eras.
  • PhD preferred, but ABD will be considered.
  • The successful candidate will also be expected to teach HI 276, Patterns and Processes in World History.
  • Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, a representative sample of current scholarship, e.g., reprints of recently published work, and statements of teaching philosophy and research interests that demonstrates commitment to the value of diversity and to inclusive teaching via Interfolio at the following link
  • Review begins: 11 Jan. 2021 and continues until position filled

(Jan. 15) Any updates?

[Jan. 26] Anyone heard any updates from Colby?

[Jan 30] Nothing yet.

(Jan 31) Interview requests were sent last week.

[Feb 9] Any updates about the next round?

[Feb 17] Any updates about the next round? Are campus visits completed?

[Feb 25] Just heard that campus visits/job talks have already been arranged.

Haverford College (USA:PA) - premodern (pre-1800) [Non-TT:VAP][]

  • full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of History for the academic year 2021-2022 who specializes in Premodern East Asia (pre-1800), with a particular interest in candidates whose research focuses on China.
  • The college will consider candidates with PhDs (ABD considered) from both History and East Asian Studies departments. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.T
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year including classes at the introductory and intermediate levels, upper-division courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, and advising undergraduate senior theses in the spring.
  • Applications should be submitted via Interfolio at:
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 18 June

Nanyang Technological University (SGP) - [Senior Hire][]

  • Full Professor of East Asian History
  • The region and time period of specialisation is open. However, to complement the existing strengths of our programme, we especially seek applicants with interdisciplinary strengths in the history of science, technology, medicine, the environment or business. Historical approaches with transnational and global dimensions are also welcome. Candidates should possess a background and a distinguished track record of publications in East Asian Studies or East Asian History.
  • Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and citation report) through the NTU career portal
  • Deadline: 31 Dec. 2020 Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

Sam Houston State University (USA:TX)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in East Asian History, to begin Fall 2021
  • Chronological and geographical specializations are open, though we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in China and/or Japan, and whose research and teaching incorporate cross-cultural, transnational, and/or comparative approaches.
  • We strongly prefer candidates with a Ph.D. in History, or closely related field, and proficiency in their relevant research language(s); ABD candidates may apply; however, the Ph.D. must be completed before the start of the appointment.
  • Teaching responsibilities include courses in Asian history at the upper division and graduate levels, and a world history survey at the undergraduate level.
  • To apply, upload to a letter of application, addressed to Dr. Uzma Quraishi, Chair of the History of East Asia Search Committee; a curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts of all post-secondary education will be required of all finalists prior to on-campus interviews); a diversity and inclusion statement, specifically addressing your qualifications and strategy for engaging all students at SHSU; a writing sample of chapter length; two sample syllabi (one upper-division undergraduate course and one graduate course, both in the History of East Asia); and three letters of recommendation. If a candidate has not completed the doctorate, one letter must be from the candidate’s advisor, addressing the state of the dissertation.
  • Review begins: 4 Jan. 2021 and continues until position filled.

[Jan 30] Any updates? [June 11] Not sure, but a candidate shared acceptance of position on twitter.

[Yonsei University (KOR)][]

Posted without link to advert, and after the closing date. Please ALWAYS include a link to the original advert when adding new positions.

  • Tenure-Track Position as Assistant Professor of History in the UIC Common Curriculum, to begin 1 Mar. 2021
  • The prospective candidate should focus on the History of Asia, though area of specialisation is open
  • Teaching responsibilities are 6 credit-hours per week (2 classes per semester). The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in their field of expertise, though an ability to teach World History and/or Eastern Civilizations would be considered an advantage.
  • As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, we are only accepting applications from non-Korean citizens.
  • Application information: Online Application Date: July 6 – September 4, 2020; Documents Submission Deadline: 17:00 Monday, September 14th, 2020; Documents arriving after the deadline will not be accepted due to university regulations.
  • Interested applicants should apply online at
  • Required Documents 1.Completed Online Application Form (from the above link). 2.Curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing research and teaching interests. 3.Ph.D. dissertation abstract. 4.Sample teaching syllabi. 5.Teaching evaluations (complete student evaluations from all of your recent teaching assignments are preferable). 6.A signed Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information form {Download link – Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information}. 7.A completed List of Publications form {Download link - List of publications}. For main achievements (up to three), please check “Main Achievement” in the list of research records. 1.Originals or copies of three main publications published after March 2017. Originals or copies of all publications and Ph.D. dissertation should be submitted upon request. 1.Two letters of recommendation. 2.Diplomas (or Certificate of Graduation) and transcripts (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D.). Copies are allowed, but original documents should be submitted upon request.
  • These documents should be sent by mail to the following address: Mr. Daeshik Jung Daewoo Annex Hall, Room 301 Yonsei University 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Republic of Kore (Tel.: +82-2-2123-3922)
  • Any updates?


International Christian University (JPN) - [Open Rank][]

  • Open Rank full time faculty position in Modern Japanese History, to begin 1 Apr 2021 or 1 Sept 2021
  • The successful applicant is expected to teach general education, foundation, and area major courses in the College of Liberal Arts, as well as courses in the Graduate School.
  • Qualifications: 1. Ph.D. or equivalent in modern Japanese history or a related field is required; 2. Language of instruction: English (ability to supervise students in Japanese is desirable.); 3. Christian (of any denomination). In exceptional circumstances, a non-Christian who affirms ICU's Christian ideals and commits to realizing them may be considered.
  • Deadline: 17:00 (JST) 30 Sept. 2020

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Ashoka University (IND) - Modern Indian[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Modern Indian History, to begin Monsoon semester - August 2021
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • All materials should be submitted through:
  • Deadline: 17 Oct. 2020
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University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - Indian History and Culture pre. 16-20thC [non-TT][]

  • Departmental Lecturer of Indian History and Culture, Oct 2021-Sept 2024
  • The University interprets History and Culture widely, to include any historical period ancient, medieval, or modern, and any cultural field. Applications are invited from scholars of Indian history and culture regardless of disciplinary specialisation. On this occasion, however, we would particularly welcome applications from scholars in the field of sixteenth to twentieth century Indian history and culture. The Faculty of Oriental Studies is committed to the view that all disciplines must be studied on the basis of mastery of original languages.
  • You will have a doctorate or equivalent in a relevant subject by the time of appointment, a proven ability to give lectures and classes, and a solid linguistic knowledge of at least one Indian language apart from English required for the study of Indian history. The successful candidate will have a broad vision of the scope of Indian history, a current and projected research and publications record in one or more aspect(s) of Indian history and culture, an ability to initiate the organization of, and to participate in, conferences, seminars and other research meetings, and an ability to contribute to Faculty administration.
  • Deadline: 26 Mar. 2021
    04/08 Any news on this?

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