Job opening at Univeristy of Toronto
ssandahl at SYMPATICO.CA
Thu Aug 30 14:25:46 UTC 2007
This job description seems to imply just about everything, so I guess
it's no harm to post it here on the Indology list. Applicants should
be aware of that the responsible at U. of T. love theory/theories.
Faculty of Arts and Science and University of Toronto Mississauga
Asian Institute and Department of Anthropology or History
November 1, 2007
The Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto and the
University of Toronto Mississauga invite applications for a full-time
tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in
Postcolonial Studies and Empire in Asia, starting July 1, 2008. This
position is a 49% appointment in the Asian Institute and a 51%
appointment in either the Department of History, St. George Campus OR
the Department of Anthropology, Mississauga Campus.
The ideal candidate would advance interdisciplinary and interregional
scholarship on modern Asia, focusing on colonial relations within or
across Asian societies and drawing on methodologies associated with
colonial/postcolonial studies, anthropology, history and critical
area studies. Topics can be far-ranging and could include gender and
sexuality; capitalism; science and technology; cultural, political
and economic subject-formation; and “Asia” as a category of knowledge.
Scholars on any geographical area of Asia are encouraged to apply.
Only applicants with Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2008, strong
disciplinary training in anthropological or historical methods,
excellence in research and teaching, and demonstrated proficiency in
at least one Asian language will be considered. Salary is
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The closing date for applications is November 1, 2007. Please apply
with a full C.V., a chapter/article length writing sample and
teaching dossier to the administrator of the search: Eileen Lam,
Institute Manager and Project Officer, Asian Institute at the
University of Toronto, Munk Centre for International Studies, 1
Devonshire Place, Toronto, Canada M5S 3K7. Please arrange for three
letters of reference to be sent to the address above, under separate
cover, to arrive by the closing date.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within
its community and especially welcomes applications from visible
minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may
contribute to the further diversification of ideas. The University of
Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in
one of the most diverse cities in the world.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority.
Professor Stella Sandahl
Department of East Asian Studies
130 St. George St. room 14087
Toronto, ON M5S 3H1
stella.sandahl at utoronto.ca
Tel. (416) 978-4295
Fax. (416) 978-5711
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