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Oct 9 2021

Faculty Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in the History of Modern China

Haverford College Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States

Haverford College, through its departments of History and East Asian Languages and Cultures, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the History of Modern China, with a particular interest in global and transnational approaches, to begin in Fall 2022.

The candidate may specialize in any aspect of Chinese history from the 18th through 21st centuries, must have completed their PhD requirements by September 1, 2022, and should display evidence of a robust research agenda. The college will consider candidates from History, East Asian Studies, and other relevant programs; interdisciplinary approaches are welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an introductory course in the history of Modern China, as well as more advanced, seminar-style courses in their areas of expertise; to direct archivally based senior thesis projects; and to engage in inclusive pedagogy and the mentoring of a diverse student body. Haverford College embraces the scholar-teacher model, and supports faculty research through various programs and funding opportunities.

Applicants should submit the following via Interfolio []:

  • A letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement (two pages maximum) that addresses teaching philosophy and methods, lists examples of possible courses, and speaks to how the applicant’s teaching and mentoring supports equity and inclusion within a diverse program and student body
  • Writing sample of approximately 25-30 pages
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation

The application deadline is November 15, 2021.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to

Questions about the application process should be addressed to Nicole Ruffin Price, Coordinator for Faculty Hiring and Review, at

For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or

Special Requirements: All faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed or engaged by Haverford College, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of vaccination, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty.

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