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  • Resident Professor of American History

    Institution: Johns Hopkins SAIS-Hopkins-Nanjing Center

    THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY- NANJING UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR CHINESE AND AMERICAN STUDIES OPEN FACULTY POSITION FOR 2015-16

    AMERICAN HISTORY PROFESSOR

    The Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) invites applications for one Resident/Visiting Professor of American History at its graduate school located in Nanjing, China. The Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) is the oldest, most ambitious, and largest-scaled joint academic venture in China.

    We seek applicants possessing a Ph.D., strong theoretical and methodological training, significant teaching experience, and scholarly productivity. The position is full-time and requires the teaching of two courses each semester as well as thesis advising. Courses are offered in English and may include:

    • American Diplomatic History
    • American Political History
    • Critical Periods in American History
    • Makers of American Foreign Policy: 1770s to the present
    • Topics courses such as American Movies, American Culture; Race, Ethnicity and Gender in America; Religion in America; Urbanization in America; The History of Women in the U.S.

    Johns Hopkins offers competitive salaries and provides a standard benefits package. Faculty receive travel, shipping, and scholar’s allowances and are housed in a comfortable, furnished two-bedroom apartment located on campus. One, two and three-year contracts are available.

    Citizens of the PRC are not eligible for this position and may apply through Nanjing University for open positions for Chinese faculty.

    The deadline for applications is October 15, 2014. Applications may be downloaded at http://www.nanjing.jhu.edu or contact Carolyn Townsley at 202-663-5802 or ctownsley@jhu.edu.

    Johns Hopkins is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Posted Jul 21st 2014

  • Cataloger/Writer/Researcher

    Institution: Martayan Lan Rare Books

    CATALOGER-RESEARCHER for RARE BOOK company located in mid-town Manhattan New York City.

    This is primarily a writing job for which significant research using scholarly and bibliographical sources is required. Reading proficiency in multiple languages essential (German, French, some Latin). General background in early modern European history & culture highly desirable with some familiarity and interest in the history of science and 16-17th c. art history.

    Experience using the bibliography of early printed books a plus. Salary in the upper 5 figures to start for full-time plus benefits; eventual commission also a possibility.

    We would also consider part-time (25+/- hours/wk) for the right person. Please send resume, cover letter to: resume@martayanlan.com

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    Posted Jul 21st 2014

  • Tour Leader

    Institution: Far Horizons Archaeological & Cultural Trips

    Far Horizons Archaeological and Cultural Trips was created more than thirty years ago by an archaeologist. We take small groups on educational tours all over the world. Please see our website – www.farhorizons.com – to gain an overview of our trips.

    We are searching for PhD scholars (archaeologist, historian, art historian, medievalist, anthropologist) to lead two week tours once a year. We need specialists for Turkey, India, Indonesia, and several potential new destinations. Our study leaders receive a stipend plus all expenses.

    Candidates should be outgoing, energetic, personable, patient, responsible, enjoy people and teaching, and with a good sense of humor. We will consider someone who is ABD.

    If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Mary Dell Lucas at mdlucas@farhorizons.com. Please include your c.v.

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    Posted Jul 21st 2014

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