Department: IU Bloomington Central Eurasian Studies
The Department of Central Eurasian Studies in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University Bloomington seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Mongolian Studies focusing on the period from 1200 AD to the present. The appointment, for the 2020-21 academic year, begins August 1, 2020. The position is renewable for the 2021-22 academic year at the department's discretion.
Applicants should be capable of conducting research and teaching on issues relating to contemporary and traditional Mongolian history, politics, religion, and/or society as well as modern and pre-modern Russian-Mongolian and Chinese-Mongolian relations and Mongolia's connections to the rest of Central Asia. Proficiency in modern and classical Mongolian languages is desired as is capability in Russian and Chinese.
Candidates should have their PhD degree by August 1, 2020. She or he should demonstrate commitment to research, teaching, public engagement, and working on Mongolian Studies program development with Indiana University's world-class Central Eurasian Studies faculty as well as with the Hamilton Lugar School. He or she is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Department Contact for Questions:
Inquiries and any hard copy submissions can be directed to Ms. April Younger, CEUS Department, Hamilton Lugar School, GISB 3024, 355 N. Jordan Avenue, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
OAA #: 21912-07
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 9020
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