Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

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The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in Georgetown College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, to start in Fall 2022. PhD in relevant field required by time of appointment. The successful candidate will demonstrate an innovative research agenda, ability to help move the department forward with imagination and vision, ability to engage with the broader academic community, and a devotion to delivering sophisticated, accessible, and effective teaching to undergraduate and graduate students within and beyond the department. Candidates should be able to teach a range of courses evoking the richness and diversity of modern Sinophone literature and culture, including introductory courses in English and advanced undergraduate topical courses taught in Chinese. Independent teaching experience in those areas is a plus; ability to teach classes on film, contemporary digital culture, and/or modern East Asia more broadly is also welcome. Native or near-native proficiency in English and Chinese is required. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


Please submit application letter, CV, brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and three letters of recommendation at Application review will begin October 25th.


Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.


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