Curator of Asian Art (Ackland Art Museum); D/L December 8, 2017

The Ackland Art Museum seeks a Curator of Asian Art. Dynamic, academically qualified, collegial, and committed to spearheading an ambitious program of activities serving the Museum’s multiple local and national audiences, the successful candidate will oversee a collection of more than 1,200 Asian works of art dating from 2500 BCE to the present, including primarily works from Japan (about 640 works), from China (about 330 works), and from South and South East Asia (about 125). Unique in North Carolina, the collection is now also one of the strongest in the Southeast United States.

Assistant Professor of Asian Art Williams College; D/L November 30, 2017

The Art Department at Williams College seeks to hire a specialist in the history of Asian art, able to teach pre-modern to present, and with a strong grounding in methodological perspectives, to begin in Fall 2018. The successful candidate for this tenure-track, assistant professor position will bring an interdisciplinary, transnational approach to the study of the art and architecture of Asia. In this respect, we invite applications from scholars of the arts of East, Southeast, or South Asia. Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in scholarship and teaching. Completed Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - History of Asian Art (University of Colorado Boulder); reviews start December 15, 2017

Assistant Professor - History of Asian Art

The Department of Art & Art History at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of Asian Art, to begin August 2018. Open to any Asian specialization from any historical period, including contemporary.

Job duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses (two courses per semester), conduct an active research program, and provide service to the department.

Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism Special Lecture (Ryukoku University); October 9 2017

Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism Special Lecture

Monday, October 9 2017, 1:15-4:30 pm
Conference Room, 2nd Floor West Hall, Ōmiya Campus, Ryukoku University

The Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures, Ryukoku University is pleased to announce the special lectures by Dr. Lothar Ledderose and Prof. Sun Hua, two outstanding scholars who received the 2015 Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism for their edited volume, Buddhist Stone Sutras in China, Sichuan Province vol. 1.


Alan J. Dworsky Curator or Associate Curator of Chinese Art (Harvard Art Museums); D/L October 31, 2017

The Harvard Art Museums seek a leader in the field of Chinese art. Responsible for the care, documentation, research, presentation, publication, and strengthening of the museums’ outstanding collections of early Chinese jades, bronzes, ceramics, and tomb sculptures, South, Southeast, and East Asian Buddhist art, and later Chinese ceramics and jades, and strong collection of Chinese and Korean paintings and decorative art.

IFA China Project Workshop (The Institute of Fine Arts, NY); October 6, 2017

The China Project Workshop

The Borders of Chinese Architecture

Nancy S. Steinhardt

IFA, October 6, 2017, 6 p.m.


Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies; D/L November 8, 2017

The Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies in its sixth year seeks to maintain the vitality of China Studies in North America through fellowships and grants designed primarily for scholars early in their careers. Studies on and in China have developed over the last 30 years in the United States and Canada into a robust field, but current conditions pose daunting problems, especially for scholars just before and just after the dissertation. To address this situation, the program offers three competitions:

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Japanese Arts, Cultures and Heritage (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, Norwich, UK); D/L 30 November 2017

The Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures wishes to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Japanese arts, cultures and heritage, to strengthen the Institute’s research profile, to develop and deliver its new MA teaching in relevant areas, and to contribute to its engagement and enterprise activities.

Postdoctoral Researcher: Archaeology and Material Culture of Early through Medieval China (LMU, Munich); D/L November 1, 2017

Postdoctoral Researcher: Archaeology and Material Culture of Early through Medieval China (Shang through Tang)

Department of Asian Studies

Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) Munich


Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) Munich is one of Germany’s largest and well-known universities. It offers its employees a wide variety of opportunities.