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Harvard University Tenured Professor of Vietnamese History in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Title Tenured Professor of Vietnamese History

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Department of History & Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Position Description

The Department of History and the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations seek to jointly appoint a tenured professor to fill the Kenneth T. Young Chair of Vietnamese History. Candidates are welcome who focus on any period of Vietnamese history. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. The appointee will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will contribute to the Harvard Asia Center’s initiatives in the study of Southeast Asia.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in History or cognate field.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching, advising, and research is desired. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, University, and wider scholarly community.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Applications should be submitted by March 15, 2021 and will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
  4. Research statement
  5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

Please note that references and/or recommendation letters are NOT required. Click “Save & Continue” on the “References” page to move to the next stage in the application process.

Contact Information

Taylor Maurice, Faculty Coordinator, Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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