Position Summary: Pre-Modern Chinese History (Tang Through Qing)PRINCETON UNIVERSITYThe Departments of East Asian Studies and History at Princeton University invite applications for an open-rank (senior or junior) position in Pre-Modern Chinese History (Tang through Qing). The appointment will be made in both East Asian Studies and History Departments. The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Ph.D. must be in hand or expected by September 1, 2017. The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016.For full consideration, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample (e.g., a dissertation chapter). Junior applicants should also solicit three letters of recommendation. Letters may be mailed to Pre-Modern Chinese History Search Committee, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University, 211 Jones Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544.This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
Essential Qualifications: The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Ph.D. must be in hand or expected by September 1, 2017.
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural scienc...es and engineering.
As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.
Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.