CfA: One-Year Visiting Position in Asian History and Introductory Humanities


The Department of History at Reed College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Asian History and Introductory Humanities. We will consider applications from candidates who research any region of Asia (and/or their interrelations with other regions), however, priority will be given to historians with expertise in East or Southeast Asia. We expect to make the appointment at the assistant professor level. 

The successful candidate will teach two one-semester history courses of their own creation, and a year-long section of Reed’s team-taught, first-year interdisciplinary Humanities course ( Teaching duties also include advising year-long senior theses.

Candidates should have received their PhD by August, 2024. 

Reed College is a small, distinguished undergraduate institution with a strong liberal arts curriculum, committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how your teaching and scholarship would be suited to our liberal arts college environment. Reed College is a community that believes that diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program, and thus we ask that in your cover letter you discuss how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and sustain the commitment to anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity and anti-racism statements. (  

To apply, please submit a cover letter that addresses both research and teaching interests; a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation by January 19, 2024 to
The Search Committee expects to conduct Zoom interviews with potential candidates in February, 2024.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.