Assistant Professor (TT) in Modern Chinese History - Department of History

The Department of History at Case Western Reserve University seeks candidates for a position in Modern Chinese history (1644-the present) at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. All categories and specializations in the field are welcome to apply. A strong commitment to research and publication and demonstrated teaching excellence are required. A PhD in History or a closely related discipline is required. Candidates who are close to completing a PhD will be considered. The teaching load for this position is two courses per semester.

Applicants should apply to this position at Interfolio: Candidates should submit a letter of application stating research and teaching interests. Applicants are required to submit a statement letter explaining how they value diversity, equity, and inclusion within their research and discipline(s) and how their own scholarly work might contribute to structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also suggest how the candidate’s work, while as a member of Case Western Reserve University, will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion and how moving forward they intend to foster a culture of diversity pluralism, and individual difference. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript, a writing sample, and relevant teaching evaluations. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted in PDF format to Interfolio. Applications are due November 15, 2023. The university offers partner benefits and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics. In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to equal opportunity and Diversity, Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. 

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at (216) 368-3066 or to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.