The Growth and Structure of Cities Department at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, two-year temporary teaching position as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the rank of a Lecturer. We seek a candidate who has earned a PhD in a social science or related urban field with a regional expertise in contemporary East Asian urbanism, with a preference for scholars with a strong knowledge of Chinese cities. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated a commitment to combining teaching and research activities. S/he should have a strong record of research and scholarship. The successful candidate will develop and teach a mixture of regional, thematic and service courses at the intermediate and advanced levels; said candidate will also participate in introductory-level team-taught courses.
Submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching interests; a writing sample; and the names, addresses, and contact information for three references to:
Juan Manuel Arbona, Department Chair and Search Chair
Growth and Structure of Cities Department
Bryn Mawr College
101 North Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899
Review of applications will begin on 31 January 2011.
Located in suburban Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a highly selective liberal arts college for women who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry, an independent and purposeful vision of their lives, and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. Bryn Mawr comprises an undergraduate college with 1,300 students, as well as coeducational graduate programs in social work and in some humanities and sciences. The College promotes faculty excellence in both research and teaching, and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Bryn Mawr College is an equal opportunity employer. Minority candidates and women are especially encouraged to apply.
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