Position Announcement (August 31, 2015)
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, as part of its initiative to re-envision the study of the languages, cultures, and societies of Asia, is seeking to hire a TransAsia / transdisciplinary scholar with expertise in at least one South or Southeast Asian Language, beginning August 2016. Rank and area of specialization are open.
The tenure home will reside in the newly-forming Department of Asian Studies. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate the ability to cross disciplinary and cultural borders in their research and teaching, and who have the vision and skills to build new academic programs. A tenured appointment requires a proven record of excellence in research and teaching at all levels. We are particularly interested in applicants whose work addresses pressing issues of the day, in areas including, but not limited to: digital humanities; literary, media or cultural studies; qualitative and field-work based social sciences on themes such as poverty, health, migration, human rights, and the environment; or religious studies. Salary is competitive.
Please refer to the posted PVL #83596 for additional details.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2015.