This is an open rank position and experienced geographers with relevant backgrounds, regardless of nationality, are encouraged to apply.
Working Title: Professor of Asian Studies
Official Title: PROFESSOR(C20NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN) Degree and area of specialization: Ph.D. required prior to start of appointment. Area of specialization open.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Expertise in at least one South or Southeast Asian language required. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate the ability to cross disciplinary and cultural borders in their research and teaching, and who have the vision and skills to build new academic programs. Teaching experience preferred. The department is particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses pressing issues of the day, in areas including but not limited to: digital humanities; literary, media, or cultural studies; qualitative and fieldwork-based social sciences on themes such as poverty, health, migration, human rights, and the environment; or religious studies.
Principal duties: Successful candidate will be expected to two teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level. Tenure-track candidate must engage in scholarly research leading to promotion with tenure in accordance with university policies and procedures. Record of excellence in research, as well as distinguished teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, required for promotion with tenure. Appointment at tenured level requires established record of excellence in teaching and scholarly research. Candidate must perform departmental, university, and professional service as appropriate.
Professor and Chair, Department of Geography
Senior Fellow, Educational Innovation, Provost's Office
University of Wisconsin-Madison
550 N. Park Street, Science Hall
Madison, WI 53706