Assistant Professor, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University

The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in modern Chinese literature and culture from the late 19th century through the contemporary period. We are particularly interested in scholars pursuing interdisciplinary and transnational research. The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department and attract and retain a diverse student body. Applicants are welcome to include a brief description of how they would contribute to this goal in their cover letter.

Ph.D. must be in hand or expected by July 1, 2024. For full consideration, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (e.g., a dissertation chapter), and contact information for three references. Interested applicants should apply online at The review of applications will begin on October 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

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