Assistant or Associate Professor in Chinese Cultural Studies

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track position to begin fall semester 2023 (08/28/2023) or later. We seek expertise in the analysis of Chinese literature, media, drama, or other cultural texts, from any historical period, though preference is for scholars who work on the late imperial/early modern periods. Areas of interest could include, but are not limited to, literature, performance/drama, material culture, gender/sexuality, environmental humanities, ethnicity, religion, and philosophy of science. The hire will be expected to participate in the administration of our Chinese Flagship program, a federally supported intensive Chinese language and culture training program for select undergraduates in diverse fields of study.

Full description and application procedures are available at Search for Job Opening ID 351121 and follow the instructions. Please attach a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae that includes the names of three references who can be contacted for their recommendations, and a sample of your scholarly research (an article or chapter, published or not). The position is open until filled. Priority will be given to completed applications received by October 10, 2022. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Prof. Jason McGrath, at

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