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Lecturer in China Studies at Stony Brook University


Stony Brook University's Department of Asian and Asian America Studies invites applications for a full-time lecturer in China Studies, beginning Fall 2012. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester on different aspects of traditional and contemporary China, supervising summer/winter study abroad programs in China as needed, and contributing to the development of the China Studies program in general. 

Required: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or ABD in a discipline related to China Studies with a diverse academic background in the discipline. They must be qualified to teach lower-division and upper-division courses in Chinese culture, society, politics, economy and environment. The ideal candidate will have some experience in teaching China Studies courses, academic advising of China Studies students and development and enhancement of academic programs related to China Studies. 

Preferred: Ability to liaise with U.S.-based academic and cultural organizations and think-tanks involved with China or U.S.-China relations. Experience in developing campus- and community-related cultural events and programs (outreach activities), films and talks. Experience in organizing, guiding and supporting student clubs. Maintenance of the China Studies program website. 

To apply, submit a State employment application, cover letter with a statement of teaching interests and experience, curriculum vitae, two sample syllabi of relevant courses and three reference letters to: Darlene L. Prowse, Lecturer (7132) Search, Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, Humanities Building, Room 1046, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5343. For a full position description and/or application procedures, (Ref. #F-7132-12-02). ?Stony Brook University/SUNY is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.

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