Job Posting: Assistant Professor at Indiana University - East Asian Art

The Department of Art History at Indiana University, Bloomington (https://arthistory.indiana.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track position in East Asian art at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall of 2022. We seek a dynamic and original thinker who is committed to excellence in scholarship and well-suited to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2022.

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JOB POSTING: Assistant Professor - Palaeoethnobotany/Archaeobotany

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Palaeoethnobotany/Archaeobotany. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter. 

Closing Date: 12/16/2021, 11:59PM ET

PhD and Visiting Scholar Positions at ISAW

About ISAW's PhD Program:

Encompassing the ancient world from the western Mediterranean to East Asia, from the Neolithic to the early Medieval period, the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World is focused on creating a new generation of scholars whose work crosses over the disciplinary boundaries of traditional departments.

JOB POSTING: Assistant Curator, Asia

National Museums Scotland is looking for an Assistant Curator for its Asian Section. The Asia Section cares for more than 40,000 objects from China, Japan, Korea, the Himalayas, the Middle East, and South and Southeast Asia. Collecting started from the middle of the 19th century, focussing on the arts and crafts of this region but also included prehistoric and ethnographical material. Particularly noteworthy, for example, are their Chinese ceramics which represent the production of many kilns in China from the late Neolithic period to the Cultural Revolution era.

JOB: Application for Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Early Chinese History (Zhou through Han)

The Departments of East Asian Studies and History at Princeton University invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Early Chinese History (Zhou through Han), with particular emphasis on intellectual history in its sociopolitical contexts. The position is primarily based in the Department of East Asian Studies, but with a joint appointment in the History Department. The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

JOB POSTING: Associate Professor in Heritage Studies

Academic position as Associate Professor in Heritage Studies. 

Associate Professor in Heritage Studies, Grade 9, Full-time, UCL Institute of Archaeology , UCL Jobs Ref: 1877496

Role description: 

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is renowned as one of the world's leading centres of expertise for research and teaching in the fields of Museum Studies, Conservation, Cultural Heritage Studies and Public Archaeology. Staff and student's working in these areas comprise the Institute's Heritage Studies section.

The Associate Professor in Heritage Studies will be a member of staff at the UCL Institute of Archaeology but will also join the team delivering the new BA Heritage, a flagship multidisciplinary programme for UCL's new campus at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic park. UCL East will incorporate 12 academic entities with a range of new research and teaching programmes and collaborations with the other East Bank partners, including the V&A, the Smithsonian, Sadlers Wells and the BBC. One of these entities is the School for the Creative and Cultural Industries, within which the BA Heritage is situated.

Vacancy for Project Curator: Reimagining the British Museum

Project Curator: Reimagining the British Museum Project
2 positions available
Collection Projects and Resources
Full-Time, Fixed-Term (23 Months, end date 21 June 2023)
£38,414 per annum
Application Deadline: 12pm on 8 July 2021

The British Museum is seeking two Project Curators to join a dedicated project team in the delivery of an exciting and complex new project to place global collaboration at the heart of the Museum’s new masterplan. The Reimagining the British Museum project will develop new curatorial approaches to interpreting the collection and developing the narratives that will underpin a comprehensive redisplay of the galleries.

In this role you will work with curators and other specialists across the organisation as well as individuals and groups around the world to develop curatorial briefs for new suites of permanent galleries. You will deliver pilot projects such as displays, and digital or other public programmes to test and evaluate different collaborative methods and narrative approaches, contributing to a clear plan and framework for how the Museum will collaborate globally in the development and delivery of its masterplan. Working beyond your own area of expertise or scholarly discipline, you will provide the right environment to stimulate new thinking and debate while balancing the need to meet challenging deadlines.

The start date of these posts is planned as the beginning of August 2021.

Call for Experts, Database of Religious History

Funded by the John Templeton Foundation, the Database of Religious History at the University of British Columbia is actively recruiting experts to fill out entries on East Asian religion. Entries may be written in Chinese OR English.

Benefits of Writing an Entry: Contribute to an international database on world history; Receive a publication credit; Honorarium available while funds last for complete entries finished within 60 days. 

Entry Requirements: Introductory paragraph (approx. 400 words); All quantitative questions answered; As many qualitative comments as possible (no set word count); Approximately 20-40 pdf pages (number will vary based on topic).

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