Tenure-Track Professor in the History of Modern China (Open Rank)

The Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in the history of modern China (late imperial to present), rank open, to begin in Fall of 2023. Candidate must have received the Ph.D. in history or related discipline by time of appointment.

In addition to publishing impactful scholarship, the successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Foreign Service and main campus of Georgetown University, and offer an undergraduate survey of modern China on a regular basis. The standard teaching load at Georgetown is 2-2. Courtesy joint appointment with the Georgetown Department of History is possible. Successful candidates may be invited to hold the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chair following the retirement of its current occupant.

Candidates’ cover letters should describe 1) past and ongoing research; 2) future scholarly trajectory; 3) teaching approach; and 4) commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, which can be demonstrated in a number of ways, including through research, teaching, and service that has fostered DEI in a university and beyond. In addition, please submit a curriculum vitae; a representative sample of current scholarship; and three confidential letters of recommendation.

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through the following Interfolio link: http://apply.interfolio.com/115491. Faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted. Applications will be reviewed starting 15 November 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Invited interviews will occur shortly thereafter. Questions about the online application should be directed to Lauren Bauschard, Director of Faculty Affairs, at lb1230@georgetown.edu. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Katharine Donato, SFS Faculty Council Chair and Donald G. Herzberg Professor of International Migration, at kmd285@georgetown.edu.