Vacancy: Tenure-track Position in East asian History (Grinnell College)

Date of event:   01/10/2022 − 01/10/2022

Position: Tenure-track position (beginning Fall 2023)
Field: East Asian History
Deadline: 1 October 2022
Institution: Department of History, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, USA


The Department of History at Grinnell College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the history of East Asia, beginning Fall 2023. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Period and area of specialization open, with some preference for candidates whose expertise includes China.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by October 1, 2022. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a writing sample, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Albert Lacson, at or 641-269-3229.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

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