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Stanley Family and Hua Hsia Chair in Chinese Culture and Institutions

The University of Iowa, International Programs
Iowa City, Iowa
Commensurate and competitive
Closing date
Sep 2, 2021

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General Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
Area Studies, Asian Studies
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The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invite applications for the position of C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Hua Hsia Chair in Chinese Culture and Institutions. The successful candidate will be appointed as a full professor with tenure to commence in August 2022. The position will be situated in a department appropriate to the specialization of the candidate, where normal review process, assignment of teaching duties, and responsibility for mentorship etc. will reside. The position is an endowed chair with a reduced teaching load and a research fund. The chair will also hold a 0% appointment in International Programs and is expected to be an active participant in the activities of the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies.

Education Requirement: PhD in Chinese Studies or an equivalent field in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must be internationally recognized scholars of Chinese studies, demonstratable by a distinguished record of scholarly publications, teaching, mentoring, and taking on leadership roles in administration, possess a native or near native fluency of the English language and standard Mandarin and may come from any disciplinary background in the humanities or social sciences and must be willing to function to meet the needs of the appointing department and complement the existing strengths within the department and college.

Desirable Qualifications: Experience in joint research either inter-disciplinary or supra-nationally is highly desired and fluency in other languages and/or Chinese dialects.

Review of applicants will begin September 15, 2021.

To start the Online Application process for this position, please go to (Requisition #74096)


The University of Iowa (UI, U of I, UIowa, or simply Iowa) is a public research university in Iowa City, Iowa. Founded in 1847, it is the oldest and the second-largest university in the state. The University of Iowa is organized into 12 colleges offering more than 200 areas of study and seven professional degrees.

On an urban 1,880-acre campus on the banks of the Iowa River, the University of Iowa is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". The university is best known for its programs in health care, law, and the fine arts, with programs ranking among the top 25 nationally in those areas. The university was the original developer of the Master of Fine Arts degree and it operates the Iowa Writer's Workshop, which has produced 17 of the university's 46 Pulitzer Prize winners. Iowa is a member of the Association of American Universities, the Universities Research Association, and the Big Ten Academic Alliance.

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315 335 1305
International Programs
1111 University Capitol Centre
Iowa City
United States
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