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The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s International Studies program invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in International Studies beginning August 2014.

The teaching load is 3/3, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach the Introduction to International Studies courses and upper-level courses specializing in Asia. Preference will be given to applicants with successful college-level, interdisciplinary teaching experience, display evidence of excellence in teaching, and a strong interest in curriculum development. An active research record and agenda with a focus on modern Asia is essential, and contributions to university service will be expected. A Ph.D. in International Studies, History, or other relevant discipline must be in hand by August 2014. The successful applicant will teach for the International Studies program and will have a joint appointment in International Studies and the History Department. Applicants are expected to have significant international experience and facility with an Asian language. Salary will depend on qualifications.

To apply, complete the online application at A letter of application addressed to Professor Herb Berg, Director, International Studies, and a curriculum vitae should be attached to the online application – not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Three letters of recommendation and graduate level transcripts must be sent directly to Dr. Yixin Chen, Chair of the International Studies/Asia Search Committee, University of North Carolina Wilmington, International Studies, 601 S. College Rd. Wilmington, NC 28403-5629.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.. For more information on the program, please visit Additional information should be directed to Herbert Berg, Director of International Studies, by e-mail at

We will conduct preliminary interviews via videoconferencing in early January.

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