Yellow Springs, OH
Bard College invites applications for a full-time two-year visiting position in German Studies, to begin fall 2017. The applicant should have native or near-native fluency and a Ph.D. in German literature, German Studies, or Comparative Literature. The area of specialization is open, but interest in German aesthetic, music history, political and social theory and/or translation studies is desirable.
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Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking faculty from all disciplines for its additional instructional location in Wenzhou, China. Wenzhou is one of the most vibrant and economically advanced cities on China’s East Coast, located one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai and Hong Kong. Launched in 2012, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) sits on approximately 500 beautiful acres and is now in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 5,000 students. WKU offers a unique model of higher education provided by a comprehensive, public University, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All instruction is in English and all curriculum is provided by Kean USA.
The University of Minnesota’s School of Architecture is pleased to offer the bi-annual Cass Gilbert Design Fellowship, which seeks new to early-career candidates who are eager to engage the community in their teaching and scholarship and to make a lasting, high impact on students and the school as a whole. The School’s primary objective is to select a candidate with expertise in emerging technologies who can infuse his/her exploration and knowledge into the undergraduate and graduate student learning experience in a design-focused capacity.
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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
The College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) invites applications for a regular or visiting faculty appointment—at the assistant, associate or full professor level—to serve the Master of Urban Planning (MUP) program. All positions feature a competitive salary and an exceptional benefits package inclusive of free housing and generous retirement contribution along with funding for annual return airfare, school tuition for dependents, and health insurance.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut seeks an established scholar of prominent standing in his/her field of specialization for visiting appointment to the Alfred H. Howell Endowed Chair in History and Archaeology. The applicant will be a recognized senior academic specializing in Modern Middle Eastern History and/or Islamic History. This position is also open for senior archaeologists.
The Department of Anthropology and the African-American Studies Program at Colby College invite applications for a joint one-year visiting Assistant Professorship, beginning September 1, 2017. We seek a scholar whose research specialties and teaching experience focus on the African Diaspora, the Black Atlantic, and the Caribbean. Preference will be given to specialists in the Caribbean or other African Diaspora communities in North or South America (including Canada). Absolute preference will be given to specialists in areas outside the United States. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introduction to sociocultural anthropology, and four additional courses, at least three of which should explore topics in the African Diaspora.
The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut announces its search for the 2017-2018 Edward Said Chair of American Studies, a one-year appointment to begin August 15, 2017. CASAR is an interdisciplinary research and academic center whose mission is to increase understanding of America in the Arab world. The center offers an undergraduate minor and an MA in Transnational American Studies, sponsors speakers, and hosts a bi-annual international conference. CASAR is funded by a generous endowment from the Alwaleed Foundation.
Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, beginning August 1, 2017. This position is funded by an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to support our Engaging Tomorrow’s Students initiative, which aims to catalyze curricular and pedagogical reform to enhance student engagement on our campus. The successful candidate will support faculty in developing their multimodal literacies and teaching strategies that bridge the divide between conventional and digital approaches.
The Literature and Creative Writing Department of Hamilton College invites applications to fill a 2-year term position (with possibility of renewal) in 18th-century literary and cultural studies with a comparative emphasis. We seek an innovative and dedicated teacher/scholar who can contribute in various ways to our flexible curriculum and diverse course offerings. Departmental needs and/or interests include, but are by no means limited to, the origins, legacies, and contradictions of “the Enlightenment” as a global phenomenon; literary and material culture (e.g., print culture, maps, diagrams, etc.); comparative genre studies (novel, essay, autobiography).
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