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Assistant Professor, Asian History

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, History
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*Posting Number:*FAC00159PO21
*Advertised Title:*Assistant Professor, Asian History
*College/Division:*College of Arts and Sciences
*Department:*CAS History
*Advertised Salary Range:*We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
*Part/Full Time:*Full Time
*Hours per Week:*40
*Position Category:*Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
*Basis :*9 months
*Work County:*Richland
*Tenure Information:*Tenure-Track/Tenured
*Job Search Category:*Faculty
*About UofSC:*The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
*Diversity Statement:*At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.
*Advertised Job Summary:*The Department of History at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in *East or South Asian history*, broadly defined by historical period and specialization, effective August 16, 2022. The teaching load is 2:2 and the successful applicant will be prepared to offer a lower-division survey in either East Asian or South Asian history as well as upper-division classes in the area(s) of their specialization. Graduate teaching may be possible as well.
*Required Education and Experience:*Candidates must have a PhD in History in hand by the time of appointment, with expertise in teaching lower level East Asian or South Asian history, as well as interest in teaching upper-level history courses.
*Preferred Qualifications:*None.
*Desired Start Date:*08/16/2022
*Job Open Date:*10/01/2021
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Special Instructions to Applicant:*Candidates must upload a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an article length writing sample, and contact information for three references. Please send letters of recommendation directly to []( Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact the History Department Coordinator, Mrs. Lori Carey, at [](

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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*EEO Statement:*The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.
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