Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Asian Politics
The Asian Studies Program and the Political Science Program at Berea College, with the support of the ASIANetwork-Luce Teaching Fellow Program, invite applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship, beginning in August 2014. This position is designed for those who have earned a Ph.D. from a North American university within the past three years in an East Asia-related field, including expertise in East Asia-United States comparative politics and/or United States relations with the East Asian region. Applicants who are ABD may be considered, provided that they have a scheduled completion date prior to the beginning of the fellowship year verified by their graduate advisor. Responsibilities will include teaching three courses (one in fall term, two in spring term), delivering one public lecture, participating in the intellectual and cultural life of the College, mentoring students, and pursuing research and other scholarly projects. The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will be expected to work closely with a faculty mentor during the fellowship year.
Interested applicants should send a letter of application for this position, curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate academic transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of quality undergraduate teaching, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to AsianPolitics@berea.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to learn and work here.