Job Opening: McGill University

GRETTA CHAMBERS CHAIR IN EAST ASIAN ART HISTORY, MCGILL UNIVERSITY

McGill University invites applications for the Gretta Chambers Chair in East Asian Art History, a joint appointment in the Departments of East Asian Studies and Art History and Communications Studies. This tenure-stream appointment commencing August 1, 2016 is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor (but appointment at a higher rank is possible under exceptional circumstances). Candidates must have a specialization in Chinese art history, an understanding of methodology and critical theory, and the ability to teach an introductory course in East Asian Art and courses from Early to Late Imperial and/or Modern/Contemporary Chinese Art, as well as graduate seminars in the candidate’s area of specialization. Scholars whose work engages comparatively across the region, crossing national and intellectual borders in exciting ways, are strongly encouraged to apply. Ph.D. expected at time of appointment; teaching experience preferred. Knowledge of French an asset.

THE REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL COMMENCE ON NOVEMBER 9, 2015.

Complete applications, including a cover letter describing the candidate's interest in the position, a statement of their research programme, teaching philosophy/methods and a curriculum vitae must be submitted online at URL https://academicjobsonline.org/. Three referees should upload their letters of recommendation at the same site.  Application materials should be addressed to Professor R. Philip Buckley, Chair, Department of East Asian Studies. Inquiries about this position can be sent to philip.buckley@mcgill.ca or cecily.hilsdale@mcgill.ca.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.