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Full-time tenure-track position in Taiwan and Transcultural Studies

2021-05-25 11:54:43
Full-time tenure-track position in Taiwan and Transcultural Studies
Organization: International PhD Program in Taiwan and Transcultural Studies, National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), Taichung, Taiwan (ROC)
Application Deadline: July 5th, 2021
Location: Taichung, Taiwan
Type of Contract: Full-time tenure-track teaching position
Starting Date: February 1st, 2022
The International PhD Program in Taiwan and Transcultural Studies at National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, is looking to fill two vacancies for full-time tenure-track positions, at the assistant professor, associate professor, or professor level, starting from February 1st, 2022. Applicants have completed a Ph.D. in a humanities or social science discipline broadly related to one of the following two areas of expertise:
  1. transcultural studies or translation studies, or
  2. comparative literature, environmental humanities, cultural geography, ethnography, or indigenous studies.
Successful applicants will teach courses in our program’s core curriculum, including academic writing, as well as elective courses in their own area of expertise, and will be expected to direct PhD theses. They may also be required to teach undergraduate courses related to their area of expertise for other institutes at the College of Liberal Arts. The regular teaching load is nine hours per week.
Applicants should have some teaching experience at the university level. Although English is the primary language of instruction at our program, applicants with some knowledge of Chinese and experience in Chinese-language teaching environments will be given priority. As we seek to strengthen the program’s international profile, foreign applicants are strongly preferred.
The International PhD Program in Taiwan and Transcultural Studies is committed to advancing innovative, interdisciplinary research in the humanities that will help to meet the manifold challenges of a globalized world. We aim to train prospective professionals who are able to combine local knowledge with a cosmopolitan vision.
Applications need to include the following documents:
1. Cover Letter
2. Application Form
3. List of peer-reviewed publications during the five years prior to prospective hiring (i.e. since 2017) or after the most recent promotion
4. Teacher’s certificate of Ministry of Education (if available)
5. Scanned images of Ph.D. diploma and official transcripts
6. Certificate of current/past academic position or employment
7. Scanned image of passport
8. Pdfs of all listed publications
9. Curriculum vitae
10. Future research plan
11. Two letters of recommendation (can be handed in after the deadline)
12. Agreement to provide personal information
Forms for item 2, 3, 12 are available for download at:
Please affix your signature to all scanned files and submit your dossier electronically to by July 5th, 2021. We may require multiple hard-copies at a later stage of the application process.
For further inquiries, please contact our program director, Hannes Bergthaller, at or visit our website:
  • Principal Yihsin Hsu
  • Tel 2284-0313#518
  • E-mail