Position Summary: The Librarian for Chinese Studies serves on a team of international and area studies librarians, program assistants, and student assistants in the KU Libraries’ International Collections (IC) department. The position reports to the Head of IC, who in turn reports to the Associate Dean of Distinctive Collections. The Librarian for Chinese Studies provides user-focused service and subject expertise for interdisciplinary fields covering China, Taiwan, and East Asia, and works with faculty and staff in KU Centers for East Asian and Global International Studies, and other departments and professional schools for programs or courses related to East Asian studies.
The University of Kansas Libraries support a safe and inclusive environment for all members of our diverse communities at KU. We are committed to building a diverse and pluralistic workforce and strongly encourage applications from diverse candidates. This position will demonstrate a commitment to advancing diversity efforts in the Libraries and contributes to an inclusive environment.
This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position. Rank considerations are based on professional performance, research, and service experience sufficient to qualify for appointment at the rank of Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian.
Closing date for applications: Application review begins Thursday, March 3, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.